Complain 4 Dollar Gas Price But Not 5 Dollar Cup Coffee

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 2:54 PM | 3 Comments

Folks who have problems with handling their personal finances complain about the rising prices at the gas stations. In my town today it was $3.10 a gallon. Experts predict gas prices might surpass the 4 dollar mark pretty soon. In the nation’s downtown areas, it may already be close to four dollars a gallon. However, […]



FCC Approved Comcast Acquisition Of NBC Universal

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Federal regulators on Tuesday approved Comcast’s $30 billion acquisition of NBC Universal. Camcast is the biggest cable company in the States (hardware) and NBC Universal has one of the biggest libraries of TV shows and movies (software). Together, the companies have 16.7 million broadband subscribers, about 23 million cable customers and dozens of lucrative and […]



You May Not File Your Tax Return Before February

Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 1:49 AM | Leave Comment

This year you may not file your tax return in January. The filing is delayed til middle of February the earliest and the end of February the latest, according to the media report. The new tax law was passed last month, in middle of December. That not only included continuation of the Bush-era tax cuts […]



Forex Is Abbreviation For Foreign Exchange Market

Friday, January 14, 2011, 9:49 AM | 3 Comments

Forex is simply the abbreviation for the Foreign Exchange Market. It has also been referred to as FX in the trading world. For stocks, there are Stock Exchanges where stocks are bought and sold. Then you have Foreign Exchanges where currency is bought and sold. The big difference I see is that when you buy […]



Bruce Lee Knew No Limits

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 1:51 AM | Leave Comment

One of my favorite people of the 20’th century was Bruce Lee. There is an article on imgur.com in the form of an image about a friend’s experience with Bruce. [On the site, there is nothing else but images.] They both would go on a daily jog together. When he jogged alone, Bruce would do […]



Wealth 2.0: How To Get Rich In The Information Age

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 1:01 AM | 5 Comments

“There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.” – Edmund Wilson. With the world still recovering from what some are calling an economic meltdown, personal finance has never been more important. Only 1 in 20 people will retire financially free. The other 95% will depend on their family or the government. But […]



Ford Will Be Hiring Over Next Two Years

Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 12:54 AM | Leave Comment

Ford Auto executives said at the Detroit auto show they would be adding 7,000 workers including 750 white collar engineers throughout Michigan wherever the company has plants and offices. Hiring would be done over the next two years. That’s very good news for the laid-off thousands of auto workers. If you remember Ford had not […]



Verizon Brings Additional iPhones To Smartphone Market

Monday, January 10, 2011, 1:22 AM | Leave Comment

Verizon Wireless could generate sales of millions of iPhones this year. It should bring additional boost to the already popular Apple’s smartphone. According to some sources, Verizon will have the phone available in stores around the end of the month. To make sure how big additional sales Verizon can bring in, it is the country’s […]



Unemployment Rate May Not Show True Picture

Saturday, January 8, 2011, 3:08 PM | Leave Comment

It seems that unemployment rate may not show true picture of how many folks do not have jobs. The government report can best show how many are looking for work. I don’t think it’s an oversight on the part of the government. Some people have just given up looking for a job. They have long […]



Books That Will Put You On Path Of Financial Success

Friday, January 7, 2011, 2:17 PM | Leave Comment

With the economy still moving slowly like an ant and unemployment rates still quite high, many Americans are looking and searching for ways to stretch their dollars. The old adage that knowledge is power gives many the incentive to get information from books. These books have been written based on interviews with the rich and […]