Which Presidential Candidate is Best for My Portfolio

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Which candidate to chose? Which candidate will help the markets? Which candidate will help my portfolio most? Which candidate will give ME a boost? The answer might surprise you. In an election year, you’re sure to hear many talking heads

When Local Governments See Red, You May See Blue

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

According to Fox News, drivers around the country better beware or they’ll need more than a seat belt to protect their wallets. In one of the years biggest NO KIDDING moments, an article in February’s Journal of Law and Economics

What Really Happened in the Mortgage Meltdown

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch, AIG, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Indy Mac, Goldman Sachs. You hear these names every day in the news. You hear we’re in a “credit crunch,” a “mortgage crisis,” and the terms “bailout,” and “golden

What Exactly IS Greed?

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Tweet Greed has been thrown around quite a lot over the past few weeks. This banker was greedy, that corporate CEO was greedy, this hedge fund manager was greedy, that real estate investor was greedy. Everyone loves to assign negative […]

What If My Bank Fails?

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) now lists 775 banks considered to be in trouble. What if your bank is amongst them? What if your bank fails? What will happen to your money? If the account is insured, how long does it take to get your money?

What About An Integrity Bailout?

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Watch enough late night television and you too can learn how to buy someone’s tax lien, “invest” in real estate with absolutely no money, buy someone’s notes receivable, or make a fortune in foreclosures. Neither ethics nor integrity is ever

The Silver Lining on This Dark Economic Cloud

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Tweet photo credit: Mel B. It’s hard to see the silver lining on a cloud when you’re in the middle of the storm. Currently, the US economy, even the world economy, seems to be dead center in the middle of

The Upside of a Down Economy

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

Is it just me or is anyone else getting a little recession news weary? The truth is, no one really knows when it will finally be over, though many economists predict a rough 2009 and a full recovery in 2010. […]

The Planet Goes Down (Breaking News)

June 2, 2017 Mike 0

The Planet, a very large hosting company and data center, was surprised by a fire in their H1 data center in Houston. Seems that some electrical gear shorted, creating an explosion and fire that knocked down three walls surrounding an