To Buy Facebook or Not to Buy Facebook? That is the question...

by Marylove Moy 18. May 2012
History was made today with the roughly $16 billion dollar IPO of Facebook (FB). Is it another Apple? Microsoft? Google? Absolutely….. So, should I buy it today? I think only the gutsiest of individuals should buy it today, just because there is so much hype in the stock that it may well skyrocket initially and then trend down over the coming weeks.  I may be very well wrong (I frequently am). However brilliant Zuckerberg is, he is now at the helm of a publicly traded company; h... [More]

The Imaginary Mortgage - Fake It Til You Make It

by Erica Barry 2. May 2012
Have you ever bitten off more than you could chew or found yourself asking the question, “How did I get myself into this?” In today’s housing market, thousands of homeowners are asking themselves this very question. Let’s back track a few years to 2006 – a time when young people applying for mortgages were getting approved for three to four times the amount of what they could actually afford.  But hey…spend it if you got it, right? Wrong. I can gua... [More]

Spend It or Save It? What to do with your tax refund

by Wade Barnes 12. March 2012
It's that time of the year again, and if you haven’t already started working through the process of filing your taxes, now is the time.  While it likely isn’t the most favorite chore you’ll tackle this year, it might be one that pays off.  According to the IRS, the average tax refund this year is about $3,000.  Some might argue that getting a tax refund isn’t the best way to manage your money throughout the year, as you essentially gave the government an in... [More]


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