Would A Politician Admit To Insider Trading?

C’mon, we all know the answer to this question.   It does seem kind of mysterious that all of sudden this past week, the Senate finally passed a bill by an overwhelming 96-3 vote to ban …

Your Taxes Will Go Up If Earn Less Than $250,000

I watched the second half of the State of the Union last week.   Needless to say that after listening to the program and then all of the commentary after, it confirmed in my head how …

The Words We Don’t Want To Hear: “You May Need To Save More”

I really think over the next five years the whole notion of retirement planning is going to change.   The X and Y generation don’t think about retirement the way their parents or grandparents did.   Since …

Suze Orman’s New Prepaid Debit Card – Is it really a good thing for consumers?

It’s official.   Suze Orman is now in the game of selling financial products to consumers.    This past week she launched her new card called “The Approved Card” which is supposed to be a low cost …

How Much Should I Leave For A Tip?

Even though I have workaholic issues, I did manage to do a few fun things with my family over the holidays.   We caught some movies, saw an Atlanta Hawks basketball game, went to the Peach …

When Are Companies Going To Learn To Just Shoot Straight?

I’m excited that 2012 is here and consumers are starting to realize that they can win the money battle when they know something is just flat out wrong with a new offering from their provider.    …