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Financial Tips

The recent credit crisis has battered our businesses, costs us jobs, crushed our loan prospects, smashed our hopes of a quick recession recovery, and generally made many of us mad as hell. Still, there are lessons to be learned from such a dismal situation. While you might not like what has happened and how things [...]

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Why pay for investment advice? While it might pay to dish out cash to follow pros who work at Wall Street Journal, The Street and others, sometimes it’s good to follow a few folks who want to spread their investment news for free.

If 2007 was the year of social media, then 2008 was the year of niche social media. If you’re a plugged-in money geek, you’ve likely outgrown your reliance on catch-all social media sites like Digg and Delicious. And if you’re a blogger, no longer is submitting your blog posts only to Digg and Delicious good [...]


The idea of a “free land from the government” meme is one I hear once every couple of years. Usually I file the idea under the “tin foil hat” category in my mind, along with the list of other crazy schemes I cook up, whose extent perhaps only Jimbo is aware of. Anyway, I encountered [...]

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Let’s all admit it: we have an RSS problem. Well, a lot of us do, anyway, and I certainly do–by last count, I have over 100 feeds which I subscribe to in Google Reader. Every once in a while, you have to do some spring cleaning, and remove some of the blogs you’re no longer [...]

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I came across a popular story and comment thread on Tip’d, concerning whether or not Americans thought they would be getting a second stimulous check in 2009. My curiousity having been piqued, I searched teh Googles to see what other people thought.