Plan B Tough Pill To Swallow. FISCAL CLIFF UPDATE

US-House-Speaker-John-Boe-007Republican Representative and Speaker of the House John Boehner got caught with his pants down last night… and what we saw wasn’t impressive. His “Plan B” bill, which was supposed to be a backup in the event that a deal on the fiscal cliff could not be reached, was abruptly taken off the table. Here’s the latest:

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Apple Is Down 30% in 3-Months! Stock Investing Basics to Know if you Should Buy

aaplYou can’t talk about stocks these days without mentioning Apple. The trendy tech giant is the largest corporation in the world and its stock is up 26% this year and 13,690% over the last 10 years! Despite the release of the iPhone 5, however, the stock is down 30% since September! So, what next? Should you buy it in your IRA? Should you even be investing in stocks?

Here are some important points to consider: [Read more…]

Why 10,000 People Protested Michigan’s ‘Right to Work’ Bill

This week michigan-protest210,000 people protested in Michigan’s capital thanks to the signing of a bill that makes Michigan the 24th “right-to-work” state in the country. It took four minutes before the topic was trending on twitter, so what’s all the fuss about? [Read more…]

50% of Americans Are Bankrupting Themselves. Are You?

bucket cashSkip all the investing decisions and future planning and even forget trying to balance your checkbook. Simply answer this. Do you spend more than you make? According to Rasmussen Reports, the answer is yes for over 50% of Americans. Here’s a simple exercise to check if you’re running yourself into the ground and steps to fix it.

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Playboy Founder Pops the Question! Did He Know the 3 Rules of Engagement?

hughPlayboy founder, Hugh Hefner & girlfriend, Crystal Harris reportedly obtained a wedding license Tuesday and this got us thinking. Whether you’re making minimum wage or worth millions of dollars, what are the legal ins and outs you should be aware of before popping the big question? Statistics do say this thing has a 50-50 shot of working out anyway. Check out our top three must-knows to C.Y.A. (cover you’re a$$) when it comes to engagement.

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The Greeks Are Rioting. Know Why You Should Care.

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Most Americans are pretty pessimistic on the US economy. With an unemployment rate at 8%, a government that can’t get anything done, and a volatile stock market people don’t have a whole lot of confidence. But there is one thing all Americans can be thankful for this holiday season… that they’re not European. [Read more…]

WTF is “The Fiscal Cliff”?

If you’ve paid any attention to the news the past couple of weeks, there’s no doubt you’ve heard about the damn “Fiscal Cliff”. So, what is it and should you care?
The gist of the Cliff is a combination of tax increases and cuts in government spending that, in combination, would likely send our economy back into recession. [Read more…]