Interest Is The Backbone Of Modern Economy

Saturday, December 5, 2009, 6:00 AM | 2 Comments

In modern world, especially the Western world and Japan, interest rate is considered the backbone of modern finances and that includes your family finances as well. It affects and impacts us all in every walk of life. Individuals and families ought to understand its importance. In the following post, I have attempted to explain what […]



How To Create A Blog In WordPress

Friday, December 4, 2009, 10:05 AM | 8 Comments

I take part in a couple of online discussion forums and many folks have problems with installing and working with WordPress (WP). The WordPress online community is quite big now and many more are joining and using WP platform. This small attempt is dedicated to those folks who are the newest of the new to […]



TREFIS Is American Next Top Stock Model

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 7:09 AM | Leave Comment

I have been reading nothing but awesome reviews about Trefis which will be America’s next top stock model. In order to “compensate and facilitate” for the recent turmoil in the U.S. and World economy, MIT engineers and Wall Street Analysts got together and developed the software. Trefis motto is: Understand how a company’s products impact […]



Milo Can Help You Shop Offline – The Way It Used To Be

Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 6:39 AM | Leave Comment

More and more people are turning to shopping online almost on a daily basis. That has been the trend for folks over the last so many years. The two major methods of payments are credit card and the online PayPal, an eBay company. You would think someone has to be crazy to start a company […]



The hardest hit are those with high school or lower education

Thursday, November 26, 2009, 8:08 AM | 2 Comments

In the long run, education plays a big part in an individual’s income. The more years you stay in school and the more education you get, and of course hard and smart work, the better your future would look like financially as is apparent from the BLS chart (Education pays …). Analyzing the Bureau of […]



Who will dominate the growing online shopping landscape?

Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 8:01 AM | Leave Comment

It seems that the biggest online stores are heavily competing against one another on price and shipping & handling cost. Case in point: Wal-Mart and Amazon. The battle for your wallet began last month over the prices of popular new books and DVDs. It has since spread to select video game consoles ($199 for the […]



Whacha Gonna Do When The Malls Call On You?

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 11:38 AM | Leave Comment

This year, many folks have been laid off as we all know. The personal finance experts say “Less work, but more time with family! Less credit, but smarter spending!” Whether you are one of the many who don’t have a job this shopping season – that includes yours truly – or are gainfully employed, be […]



To Verizon President: You Need To Work On Customer Service

Monday, November 23, 2009, 7:02 AM | Leave Comment

As far as we are concerned, Mr. Verizon President, your customer service stinks. You need to work on it. You guys don’t have the foggiest idea what customer service is, let alone provide at least some decent service to its customers. Verizon has become such a big company that it now is at par with […]



Millions Will Have To Repay Part Of Tax Credit

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 3:12 AM | Leave Comment

Washington Post reported on November 16: “Millions will have to repay part of tax credit.” Excerpts from the report More than 15 million taxpayers may owe the government $250 or more because of how the IRS last spring set up President Barack Obama’s tax break that was designed to help consumers spend the U.S. economy […]



Bernanke said “significant economic challenges remain”

Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 12:52 AM | Leave Comment

It seems that the U.S. economy is on a longer path of recovery than previously expected. It was apparent from the Federal Reserve Bank chairman, Mr. Bernanke’s speech who indicated significant economic challenges remain and that the central bank’s extended period of low borrowing costs may get even longer. Speaking in New York yesterday, he […]