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]

True or False? Five Myths About Credit Scores Unveiled

by Jim Brennan 14. May 2012
There's a lot of information – and misinformation – circulating about credit scores. Your credit score is important because a low score can cost you a lot of money in terms of higher interest rates or even prevent you from getting credit for things you need, like a new car. So it’s good to protect your credit rating, but make sure you do it the right way. Sometimes you can inadvertently hurt your score even when you’re trying to do the right thing. How educated abo... [More]

It's 11:00 p.m. Do You Know Where Your Money Is?

by Elizabeth Sherman 8. May 2012
If someone asked, "How much money do you have in your account?” would you know the answer – down to the penny?  Do you rely on an ATM receipt for your latest balance information or your monthly statement for transaction history? In this era of technological advances, you can access account information from your phone, electronic tablet or computer.  The problem?  Hackers can as well.  By simply opening an e-mail, you can inadvertently download an insidious ... [More]


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