Where the Jobs Are. ...

With 9.6% unemployment, the job market seems to be an unending black hole but there are many bright pockets.  Even the Federal Reserve has admitted that government policies will not fix the unemployment situation.   I thought I would share my opinion about where the job opportunities...

How The Midterm Election May Create Business and Financial Opportunities Sep03

How The Midterm Elec...

The number one priority of politicians is to be re-elected.  This trumps everything else in life for them and dictates their policies and behaviors.  As a small business owner or investor, you can benefit financially by understanding and planning with this concept in mind. For example, one...

Don’t Depend O...

Be careful of the rhetoric coming out of Washington about how small business will pull unemployment and the economy out of trouble.   The belief of our politicians is that more liberal bank requirements will somehow result in loans trickling down to small business and thereby opening  a...

U.S. Treasury Using Finance Bloggers To Improve PR Aug30

U.S. Treasury Using ...

Recently, the U.S. Treasury Department invited two groups of “financial bloggers” to Washington for an informal meeting.  The first group consisted of seven bloggers who blog for non traditional media.  These bloggers were all from two sources, Seeking Alpha and George Mason...

I Quit My Job to be a Stay At Home Mom During a Recession Aug29

I Quit My Job to be ...

I recently quit my job as a technical support representative to be a full time stay at home mom. Some people tell me I’m strange.  Some just shake their heads as they attempt to comprehend the logic behind my decision in a time when many fear layoffs and a totally demoralizing,...