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Speaking English Without The Use Of Acronyms Is Hard

Wednesday, June 3, 2009, 6:02 AM | Leave Comment

In finance and other disciplines, we have been bombarded by a variety of acronyms, mostly by all three branches of the government but to a lesser extent by private sector as well. Can we speak English without the use of acronyms? It depends on the subject and the talk of the moment. In some cases, […]



Tips How To Send Money To Family In The Old Country

Sunday, May 17, 2009, 6:13 AM | Leave Comment

As immigrants, we all have sent money to families in the old country where we were born and raised. These days, with the advent of freely available technology, the process of sending money has never been so easy. There is a process or a system called SWIFT – Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. It […]



Operate your vehicle in environmentally conscious manner

Friday, April 3, 2009, 8:53 AM | 1 Comment

You have just bought a new vehicle or have owned it for some time. It is a quality vehicle equipped with some of the most sophisticated technology and unique product features in the world today. Your Owner’s Manual provides you with a detailed explanation of your vehicle and its features. Read it first. The following, […]



Maintain your vehicle in environmentally conscious manner

Thursday, April 2, 2009, 4:37 PM | Leave Comment

Your Owner’s Manual provides you with a detailed explanation of your vehicle and its features. Read it first. The following, however, are brief descriptions of ways you can maintain your vehicle in an environmentally conscious manner. Vehicle maintenance tips Change oil and oil filter, air filter, fuel filter, and spark plugs at intervals recommended by […]



Tips To Sell Your Dust-Collecting Gold

Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 9:05 AM | Leave Comment

Forget the Tupperware party. Today’s social as well as business craze is the gold party. Beth Maynard started Gold Rush at Home a little more than a year ago after a 20-year career in mortgage lending, joining dozens of similar entrepreneurs across the country. As gold prices have skyrocketed to more than $900 an ounce […]



5 questions for AIG’s Edward Liddy

Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 9:35 AM | Leave Comment

Yahoo ran a story today by Eamon Javers asking AIG’s Liddy 5 questions. AIG CEO Edward Liddy will step into the public maelstrom Wednesday over $165 million in bonuses paid to his company’s executives when he testifies on Capitol Hill. The payments, which go to some of the same executives whose risky financial schemes caused […]



How Money Travels Through Banks And Pockets

Sunday, March 15, 2009, 12:38 AM | Leave Comment

While more than $2.8 trillion (a trillion is a billion spelled with a t) in retirement savings alone vanished and another $400 billion (a billion is a million spelled with a b) in taxpayer-financed loans were rushed to bail out troubled banks, financial executives gave themselves approximately $18.4 billion in bonuses. Here is a run-down […]



What’s in stimulus package for you?

Saturday, March 14, 2009, 1:20 PM | Leave Comment

Your family budget could get a boost from the new stimulus package passed into law by Congress and signed by the President. It includes a mix of tax credit, aid to retirees and the unemployed, and incentives for spending. The latter must be for the better of the nation’s economy as a whole. Among the […]



Freebies-2009

Friday, March 13, 2009, 12:51 PM | Leave Comment

There are many sites of entertainment that are totally free or they charge minimal fee that, I am sure, you can afford. Free services are available in a variety of categories, you just have to look for them. A few of them are given below. Take advantage of them. In our family, we use many […]



Merrill bonus babies got $121M

Wednesday, February 11, 2009, 9:17 AM | Leave Comment

There is an article on New York Daily News website titled “Cuomo reveals 4 top Merrill Lynch execs grabbed big bucks just before government-financed takeover” by Greg B. Smith, published on Wednesday, February 11th 2009. The article states that “Four of the top executives at Merrill Lynch pocketed $121 million in bonuses just before taxpayers […]



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