A Trillion Dollars? How Big is the Bailout Anyway?

As I was enjoying my Sunday morning coffee and reading through The Washington Post, I came across an interesting OpEd piece by Kathleen Parker entitled: A Cool Look At Those Trillions.  It was pretty amazing. I'll let you read the article yourself but she points to an online … [Read more...]

Does The September “Uptick” Mean We’ve Reached Bottom?

If you happen to watch the news, you may have heard that existing home sales were up in September.  That's right. UP. A quote from the article from the National Association of Realtors: Existing-home sales – including single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops – rose 5.5 … [Read more...]

The Common Sense Fix

Here's something of a confession: I'm a big fan of Dave Ramsey.  You may have heard of him from his syndicated talk show on the radio or from his cable show on Fox Business or maybe read one of his books.  I actually have a link to his website in the sidebar to the right called … [Read more...]

Stay Calm

I was watching CNBC yesterday evening after the close of the trading day on Wall Street and noticed that the Dow Jones Industrial Average had fallen 777 points.  Of course, the other indices - the S&P 500 Composite and the NASDAQ - had fallen pretty drastically as well.  All … [Read more...]

Will the Bailout Help?

In a front page article of today's Washington Post, it appears that Congress is getting ready to pass some sort of massive bailout plan designed to save the economy from going into free fall. To be honest, I haven't read every word of the main article, let alone all the analysis … [Read more...]