How Do You Compare Investing in Precious Metals, and Gold with the U.S. Stock Market?

Problem scenario
Given that platinum and palladium are relatively cheap compared to previous years, you want to compare investing in precious metals with the stock market and other asset classes. What should you do to see historical trends?

Solution
Use https://www.portfoliovisualizer.com/backtest-asset-class-allocation

How Do You Fix a Toilet Seat That Will Not Stay Up?

Problem scenario
The toilet seat keeps falling down. You cannot clean the toilet with one hand. How do you keep the toilet seat up?

Possible Solution #1
Look at the back of the seat. There may be two plastic covers of bolts that attach the seat to the toilet. Lift the covers, and then look to see if they are parallel and securely fastened.

Sighted, Blind, and Sighted Again: How John Howard Griffin, Eric Hoffer and Aldous Huxley Became Great

John Howard Griffin, author of Black Like Me, Eric Hoffer, author of The True Believer, and Aldous Huxley, author of Island and Brave New World, have all influenced the world greatly.

Did you know that these three authors could initially see in childhood, then lost their vision for one or more years?

Why Should You Keep an Emergency Savings Fund?

Question
You want to know why you should have an account with money sitting around. Why should you prepare for an emergency fund?

Answer
Emergency money is needed for these things:

1) Unexpected dental bills.
2) Unexpected medical bills.
3) Sudden job loss. Some employers get behind in their payments, and the employees believe payments are forthcoming,

How Do You Use Colgate Anywhere, Anytime Sensitivity Relief Serum?

Question
Many anti-sensitivity toothpastes have not worked for you. You want to try Colgate Anywhere, Anytime Sensitivity Relief Serum. What should you do to try it?

Answer
Place the cream/serum where there is sensitivity on your tooth or teeth. Do not use it as a toothpaste. It is a topical cream/serum.

Remind patients that this product is a serum to be applied and massaged directly to the sensitive area and not a paste to be brushed on.

What Solutions Are There for Sensitive Teeth?

Problem scenario
You had some juice or fruit that had a significant amount of citric acid. Your teeth are now sensitive when you eat or drink something that is cold, hot, or crunchy. What should you do? Are there products with different active ingredients to reduce the sensitivity in one or more of your teeth?

Possible Solution #1
There are different anti-sensitivity toothpastes where the active ingredient could be Arginine bicarbonate (Tom’s of Maine toothpaste),

Should You Buy Platinum as an Investment?

Problem scenario
You are contemplating buying platinum. Should you purchase platinum to potentially make money?

Answer
Maybe. Platinum is affordable compared to gold as of 2/26/24. If you want to learn about the typical ratio of platinum to gold prices, see antiquesage.com. This website says “[t]he highest annual value recorded for the platinum gold ratio was a spike to 6.63 in 1968.”

According to https://platinumprice.org/,

How Do You Deal with Changing Clothes in a Locker Room when You Want Privacy?

Problem scenario
In the smart phone era, some people cannot get embarrassing photos removed from the internet. When you go to the gym and need to change into a swimsuit, you want privacy (so you are not seen). How do you do this without people seeing you?

Possible Solution #1
Change inside a toilet stall in the bathroom. (Showers are usually near bathroom stalls.)

Possible Solution #2
Use a towel around your body,

What Can You Do if Your Throat Constricts when Eating?

Problem scenario
Your throat seems to tighten if you eat something dry. What can you do to prevent this? What should you do if your throat constricts?

Solution
If there is an obstruction, a strong cough can help. Drinking cold water can help.

While people may use less sauce than a dish was designed for (because of health reasons),