immy Johnson is pitching an organization called “Better Trades” which vows to teach people how to make money fast (WARNING SIREN!) by day trading in the stock market.
Monthly Archives: May 2009
Good clip on the Today Show this weekend reminding us that starting your own business isn’t just an option for adults. At a time when summer jobs are harder to find, it may be the perfect time to become your own boss. Check out the clip at the MSNBC website.
Credit card companies are revealing some unintended consequences of the new credit reform bill that was signed into law today. As we’ve mentioned before, some parts of the bill — like requiring larger print on credit agreements — give consumers a fair shake. But it also means banks may start charging interest on accounts that [...]
For those looking for recession deals, you can find coupons, discounts, and other bargains everywhere–especially with Memorial Day weekend sales coming up. Recently, we informed readers of some good deals on clothes and groceries. Aside from being a smart shopper, in an unstable economy it’s important to know how to get the most bang for [...]
The housing crisis just keeps going and going, and no one, not even celebrities or politicians, is immune: Nice house you got there, hate to see something bad happen to it: Victoria Gotti’s Westbury, NY mansion may soon be repossessed by her bank. Why? She apparently hasn’t been paying the $25,000 monthly mortgage, and still [...]
SmartMoney.com has an interesting feature up today comparing prices between Sam’s Club, Costco, BJ’s, and a regular supermarket in New York City. Missing from the story but worth noting are the annual membership costs for each store: Sam’s Club starts at $40, BJ’s $45 and Costco $50. Even after factoring annual membership costs into account, [...]
In fact, most financial advisors say you should learn more about the money habits of a potential partner. After all, if things get serious, you’ll likely end up sharing bank accounts, car loans, even a mortgage.
New York Times economic columnist Edmund L. Andrews got real with his readers this week and shared an enormous secret: Even personal-finance experts aren’t immune to poor money management. In an article adapted from his upcoming book, he explains how easy it was for him to get in over his head in debt, starting with [...]
While many of our 401K’s are starting to rebound this month, the recession is still alive and kicking. And many people are taking advantage of this downturn to offer niche products or services you might not otherwise consider.