One Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs – Michael Jackson

Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 2:00 AM | Leave Comment

According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, the definition of an entrepreneur is someone “who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” Michael Jackson certainly personifies this definition. Regardless of what one thinks of his music or his life choices, it is easy to recognize how enormously productive Michael Jackson was. He broke all […]

SEC Froze Assets Of Provident Royalties

Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 1:08 AM | Leave Comment

The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an emergency asset freeze in a $485 million offering fraud and Ponzi scheme orchestrated by three Dallas businessmen through a company they owned and controlled, Provident Royalties LLC. The SEC alleges that from at least June 2006 through January 2009, Provident made a series of fraudulent securities offerings […]

Your first obligation is to your loved ones

Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 5:53 AM | Leave Comment

In ethics as in financial planning, we must satisfy our needs first than our wants. We are in the shittiest of deepest recession we have ever been in. [This is the consensus of the economists and financial gurus]. No matter how painful a decision you make, it must be for the overall benefit of your […]

You Are Penniless Because Your Brain Simplifies Complexities

Monday, July 6, 2009, 6:48 AM | Leave Comment

I don’t know much about what Einstein did as far as his research and publishing papers. If he simplified the complexities of the universe in his papers, then it seems now that one side of his brain was dead. If he left the universe alone and let it be a complex universe that we don’t […]

Emily Says The Thought Of Repaying Rented Money Never Hit Her

Sunday, July 5, 2009, 7:38 AM | Leave Comment

There is an article at titled “Tips On Consolidating Student Loans” by David K. Randall, published on 04.15.09. Excerpts from the article It seemed like Monopoly money to her. Emily, a New York University senior who prefers not to use her last name, took on thousands of dollars of student-loan debt without giving it […]

Be In Control Of Your Financial Life

Saturday, July 4, 2009, 7:34 AM | 1 Comment

There is an article at titled “What I’ve Learned: Once A Broke Student, Now A CEO” written by David K. Randall, published on 07.02.09. The article tells the story of Betsy McLaughlin who is now CEO of Hot Topic – The Company is a mall- and web-based specialty retailer operating the Hot Topic and […]

Job openings in financial-services are on the rise

Thursday, July 2, 2009, 7:33 AM | 1 Comment

Many financial news and recruiters suggest jobs in financial sector are easing up on skilled job seekers. The improving financial markets and increasing investor confidence seem to be the main catalyst. Some firms that had laid off too many employees at first are now in a position for rehiring. Most desired are proven performers skilled […]

Living Without The Plastic Cushion

Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 12:20 PM | 2 Comments

There is an article at titled “Living without the plastic cushion” by Eve Tahmincioglu updated 6:45 p.m. ET, Wed., June 17, 2009. Eve tells a story about Lisa Brough who, the article says, was forced into a debt-free life by medical disaster. Her husband has Huntington’s disease, a degenerative brain disorder, and has been […]

Can You Really Save On Gas?

Friday, June 26, 2009, 5:41 AM | 16 Comments

Definitely, according to Energy Information Administration (EIA), you sure can. Prices have been on the rise steadily since it bottomed out late last year. In Tysons Corner, VA, one gas station I went to was selling gas for less than $1.55 a gallon. The experts tell us that the reason for the increase in price […]

IRS Will Treat Investment Theft Losses As Ordinary Losses

Wednesday, June 24, 2009, 10:39 AM | Leave Comment

If you have lost money by giving it to a schmuck to invest it for you, help may be on the way especially if you are a victim of the biggest schmuck of them all known as Bernie Madoff. The IRS of the good old U.S. of A. has announced it will treat investment theft […]