Short and Long Term Financial Targets Identified

Everyone enjoys their first pay check and many enjoy their last, the time for a comfortable retirement after many years of working each week to support the family and pay the bills. What happens in between varies from person to person. Those who have...

Tips About How To Save Within Banks

A lot of us think that putting our money in the bank is a secure and wise way of saving. Yes, this is correct if we are wise in working with banks. Banks are not charitable institutions, these are profit-driven entities which charge different...

Why is Alibaba a New Threat to Amazon?

How did Alibaba and Amazon start? A dream of Jack Ma, which has taken place in the garage of a man in China is making its place in the world marketplace. His ambition is to make Alibaba a global...

Tax Planning 2009

As you are planning your finances and taxes for the year 2009 be sure to take a look at this list of the most overlooked tax deductions.

Credit Repair And The Homebuyers Tax Credit

The Homebuyers Tax Credit that was part of the economic stimulus package from last January will continue and will now include some homeowners rather than just first time buyers. The program was scheduled to expire at the end of November but last Thursday,...

Unemployment and Politics

The unemployment extension package finally passed Congress but without any help from the Republicans who have stated that the unemployed are ?spoiled?, have a disincentive to work, don?t want the jobs that are available, are ?hobo?s?, and who will just take their unemployment benefits...

One Page Mortgage Disclosure

If you have ever purchased a home with a mortgage, you will remember the stacks upon stacks of papers you needed to sign, bothe during the loan application and the closing, all the while supposedly knowing everything each paper said, even while there was...

Was ?Flip That House? A Sign Of An Upcoming Mortgage Crisis?

In a 2005 meeting between economists and then Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan as the housing market was continuing to inflate a chief economist named David Stockton remarked about how he had come across a television show where the ?gist of the show was...