We Need to Know About Red Flag Compliance
Finally the US government has passed an act that will protect the American public hopefully from identity theft. It is really strange to just hear about this and I do not think the general public is aware of this act. I am here to give you the heads up on what we need to know about this act and what to look for as a consumer.Successful Investing – What Do You Want?
This weekend I am teaching at a conference for individual investors. While talking with them it has become apparent they really don’t know what they want when it comes to investing or trading their money. The number one question I am being asked – “is the bottom in?”Take a Load Off Fannie – Salvaging the Mortgage Giants Without Bankrupting the Taxpayers
Did the government’s “rescue” of Fannie and Freddie reverse the housing crisis or just save foreign investors? And what will the cost be to the taxpayers? There is a way to reverse the housing crisis that would cost taxpayers nothing.What Does a Government Take Over of Fannie & Freddie Mean For the Average American?
So the inevitable has finally happened. A few months back the government authorized themselves the power to take over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac “should the need arise”. Yesterday the government finally pulled the trigger on their carefully planned take over of the mortgage giants that are responsible for about $6 trillion dollars in mortgage debt between the two of them.7 Practical and Emotional Tips For Choosing a Financial Behavior Coach
As a licensed psychologist and a Registered Financial Consultant, I often see how people struggle to reach their money-related goals. Efforts to change unproductive financial behaviors frequently fail despite good intentions. New Year’s resolutions to pay off credit card debt, increase savings, and plan for retirement, become sidetracked by tendencies to procrastinate or overspend.Apple’s Market Outlook
Steve Jobs recently remarked that in its first month of operations the iTunes applications store had over $30 million in sales for its first month. Jobs predicted that the apps store would translate into at least $360 million annual increase in gross revenues for the company. Jobs went on to say that the Apple would see $500 million and possibly $1 billion in revenue from the online store soon.Resolving Supplier and Creditor Pressures
Many businesses find themselves at some stage of their lifecycle experiencing financial difficulties and cashflow pressures. The credit crunch and pending recession is likely to increase these problems and many experts anticipate a significant increase in the number of insolvencies during 2008 and 2009. The key to avoiding closure and liquidation is to take action as soon as a problem surfaces.