Effects Of Recession On Men And Women

Saturday, July 25, 2009, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

The current recession termed by some as the worst has affected both men and women. But certain professions have been traditionally occupied by an overwhelming majority of men. For example, jobs in plumbing, carpentry, construction and such heavy work are filled by men. That’s what we see on a daily basis. On the same token, […]

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

Thursday, July 23, 2009, 5:37 AM | Leave Comment

I am reading a book that I had never heard of before. The name of the book is “I Will Teach You To Be Rich” by Ramit Sethi. I have read more than half of it. It has great points, like the name suggests, about how to become rich. Ramit goes into the details of […]

E-Readers Cannot Be The End of Bookstores

Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 6:20 AM | 1 Comment

Jason Young over at http://www.pcmag.com did an article on “E-Readers: The End of Bookstores?” Excerpts from the article Here’s the problem. The culmination of my bookstore experience is the process of taking my Kindle out and downloading the book(s) I’ve discovered through the wonders of the retail experience. That’s financial ruin for the bookstore. One […]

Beware Your Home Can Be Stolen

Monday, July 20, 2009, 5:04 AM | 1 Comment

House stealing is a fast-growing and easy scam. Once a home is targeted – vacant ones are preferred, but occupied residences are also vulnerable – scammers find out who owns it by searching public records. Excerpts from AARP Bulletin: Teresa Bidwell learned that her house had been stolen when contractors she hired to make minor […]

From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur

Sunday, July 19, 2009, 8:06 AM | 1 Comment

Granted it’s a lousy market and a lot of people are out of work including yours truly, unemployment is at a record high in decades, I always think about starting a business of my own. I worked in Information Technology in a variety of fields of IT. I was laid off a couple of years […]

American Way Of Saving Results In Debt

Saturday, July 18, 2009, 9:09 AM | Leave Comment

Americans have long been willing to get ahead by taking on debt. The country’s consumer debt totals $2.56 trillion, according to the Federal Reserve Board. American financial landscape was built, and still is maintained and nourished, by credit and debt. When I came to the States in the 1970s, one of the first things I […]

CIT Group Closer To Bankruptcy As US Denies Aid

Thursday, July 16, 2009, 8:52 AM | 1 Comment

CIT Group, an important lender to smaller companies, said last night that the federal government has refused to provide further financial assistance to help it avert a likely bankruptcy filing that could hurt thousands of clients ranging from small clothing manufacturers to retailers such as Dunkin’ Donuts and Dell. What CIT does CIT provides financing […]

What Has China Got That The U.S. Ain’t Got?

Thursday, July 16, 2009, 6:20 AM | 4 Comments

China’s economy accelerated in the second quarter amid huge stimulus spending and aggressive bank lending, expanding by 7.9 percent from a year earlier as retail sales and industrial output grew strongly, data showed Thursday. The growth rate, reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, was up from 6.1 percent in the first quarter. The government’s […]

NH man charged 23 quadrillion dollars for smokes

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 4:12 PM | Leave Comment

MANCHESTER, N.H. – A New Hampshire man says he swiped his debit card at a gas station to buy a pack of cigarettes and was charged over 23 quadrillion dollars. Josh Muszynski checked his account online a few hours later and saw the 17-digit number — a stunning $23,148,855,308,184,500 (twenty-three quadrillion, one hundred forty-eight trillion, […]

Why shouldn’t David Cerullo build a $4M home?

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 12:36 AM | 7 Comments

David Cerullo, if you don’t know, is the Chairman and CEO of Inspiration Networks. USA TODAY has an article about the CEO stating that David is building a $4 million home in a gated, lakefront community in western South Carolina at the same time that the ministry has cut jobs and reset thermostats to save […]