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 […]

Free Tips For Smart Consumers Like You

Saturday, March 21, 2009, 6:48 PM | Leave Comment

Fix it for free Do you have a sick iPod that can’t do anything on its own? Do you have a temperamental TV that’s acting up on you? Well, you have some free help now. Before replacing it, or paying for a professional repair, check out Fix Ya first. Volunteer techies provide free fix-it advice […]

4 Tips To Handle Bill Collectors Calling For A Dead Debt

Thursday, March 19, 2009, 7:07 AM | 1 Comment

Just a few days have passed when a loved one passed away. The phone calls from bill collector agency, mostly bogus, come when people are most vulnerable. The bogus agencies struck recently in Mississippi, where at least half a dozen grieving families were phoned with the startling news. Their dearly departed had owed a large […]

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 […]

Senator Charles Grassley, R. Iowa came out but more strongly

Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 8:56 AM | 1 Comment

Yesterday, I posted an article about Finally somebody spoke up about AIG but half-heartedly. In that article, I mentioned at one point, that short of hanging them, the elected officials should do everything in their power to revert the AIG bonuses. I commended Bonnie Frank for coming out and I strictly mean financially. Now Senator […]

Finally somebody spoke up about AIG but half-heartedly

Monday, March 16, 2009, 10:38 AM | Leave Comment

Bonnie Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat who is chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, spoke up against AIG bonuses for top-level executives. The $165 million in bonuses was to be paid to the executives by Sunday March 15, and most are going to AIG Financial Products, the unit that sold credit default swaps, the risky […]

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 […]