December 2008

Are You Prepared for the New Year?

Self Help and Motivational

The start of a new year is a great time to not only reflect on the previous year but also to think about what you would like to accomplish in the upcoming year. It’s true that to many people a New Year’s Resolution is often nothing more than a wish-list of self-improvement and related goals […]

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Merry Christmas to All and to All A Debt Free Life

Miscellaneous

It’s my favorite time of the year once again. I’m out of school until next semester and right now all I have to worry about is going to work and making money. I still have a job and I don’t have to worry about losing it either so to be completely honest with you, my […]

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Monday Movie Madness: In Dividends We Trust?

Investing

I saw an interesting movie on TheStreet.com today about GE and Dow Chemical and their promise to continue to pay dividends on their stock. I actually hold some shares in GE and so I was interested to see what TheStreet had to say about their pledge to continue paying out dividends. Check it out. I […]

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An Interesting Thought On Investor Psychology

Investing

In my Investing class yesterday I learned some interesting stuff about investor psychology and I wanted to share just a small section of it with you today. We’ll start things off first with two scenarios, so I can do a little case study of my own (and because they’re just fun!). Let’s take a look […]

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Breaking News: Recession Since Dec 2007

Miscellaneous

It’s a shame that sarcasm is so difficult to convey over the web. Most of you have likely heard by now that it’s official: the U.S. has been in a recession since last December. My question now is, does this surprise anyone out there? I’ll admit that I’m actually a little surprised it’s already been […]

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