GM Did Better Under The Barrel Of Financial Gun

Monday, May 17, 2010, 9:34 AM | Leave Comment

General Motors released its financial report today – Monday May 17,2010. It earned $865 million in the first quarter of 2010, its first profit since 2007, as its revenue increased 40 percent. For the 4th quarter of 2009, G.M. had lost $3.4 billion. That means from one quarter to the next, it not only recovered […]

The Top 20 Cities With The Most Consumer Debt

Monday, May 17, 2010, 1:39 AM | 2 Comments

Experian, the credit rating agency, on May 13 2010, released a list of 20 cities where their residents carry the most personal debt as of March 2010. To come up with its list of 20 cities, the agency took a statistical sampling of customers from its credit rating database in each metropolitan area. Researchers then […]

Nick Vujicic Challenges To Dream Big And Never Give Up

Saturday, May 15, 2010, 9:56 AM | 5 Comments

Nick is an inspirational speaker and says, “Motivation gets you through the day, but inspiration lasts a lifetime.” Born without arms and legs, Nick is one of a kind – not one in a million as the saying goes but one in a billion and that’s the truth. You better believe it. Nick is living […]

FTC Testifies On Measures To Protect Consumers

Friday, May 14, 2010, 12:13 AM | 1 Comment

Financially-stressed consumers are seeking to make ends meet by selling gold jewelry, watches, and other family heirlooms containing precious metals to online buyers. However, some consumers have been complaining that some online jewelry buyers provide a price quote only if asked. In some cases, when the buyer purchases the item, the seller finds out that […]

Diaspora Is Coming To A Theater Near You

Thursday, May 13, 2010, 7:53 AM | 1 Comment

I very seldom connect on FaceBook. I just didn’t have the nerve to register. Quite a number of folks are said to have some issues with the social network where people are forced to surrender their privacy to a big business. Four guys from New York University listened and started to build a software package […]

Tips To Reduce The Number Of Brokerage Accounts

Thursday, May 13, 2010, 12:10 AM | 12 Comments

Most people are very busy in their personal and professional life, at least they pretend to be in which case procrastination comes in the forefront of their financial life. For whatever reason, you seem to be busy. You can’t handle your family’s finances especially investments. I am sure you realize the importance of more saving, […]

Budgeting Your Money Should Not Embarrass You

Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 1:29 AM | 3 Comments

Two years ago, Americans’ saving rate was less than 1%. Today, by some estimates, it has gone up, to a whopping 5%. That’s the most in 15 years. WOW! Good for you America. Keep up the good work. If Braderick Jones can save, so can you. He is a mechanic in the state of Wisconsin. […]

7 Tips for Avoiding Bill Shock Now

Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 6:52 PM | 5 Comments

The FCC thinks without automatic usage alerts, it can be hard to know when you are running up a surprisingly high wireless bill. Today it came out with some advice of how to go about avoiding your surprising high cell phone bill. The FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) launched an initiative on “bill […]

Tips To Follow In Recovery And The Next Booming Economy

Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 2:59 AM | 1 Comment

Most folks did OK and better in the previous booming economies if any of us can remember that far back. However, for some folks [read millions] it turned to be financial misery in disguise. They spent heavily and consequently borrowed heavily, with their eyes closed from their financial surroundings. If they were able to see […]

Tips To Include Social Media With Traditional SEO Effort

Monday, May 10, 2010, 3:20 AM | 13 Comments

When it comes to search engine optimization (SEO), the only constant is change and by golly change is happening all the time. The SEO landscape is continually changing, as evidenced by recent movement in the search engine industry. Questions have been raised as to what impact the partnership between Microsoft Bing and Yahoo! will have […]