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How To Build a Luxury Bomb Shelter

Worried about the housing market?  Here’s an alternative safe investment.  And there’s no need to worry about an underwater mortgage when your house is underground.  This luxury home, located a mile underground, is fully equipped with state of the art survival technology.  No need to fear that the end is near…. Embed the above image… Read More

Peer-To-Peer Lending: How Does it Work?

For all of the recent innovations in finance, consumer bank lending has remained pretty much unchanged – until now. Enter peer-to-peer (or P2P) lending. Unlike traditional lending (where borrowers apply for money from the bank itself) P2P lending connects borrowers with investors directly. Not only is it less bureaucratic, but P2P lenders claim it offers… Read More

Good Debt or Bad Debt – Which Do You Own?

That’s right, we said it – there is such a thing as Good Debt. If managed wisely, debt doesn’t always have to be a negative thing. Simply stated debt can be good when it produces a positive return or cash flow and bad when it does not. The following guide will help you differentiate the… Read More

What The New Tax Laws Mean For Your 2010 Taxes

Following weeks of political hand-wringing, the “tax compromise” (otherwise known as the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010) is now officially law.  But what does it mean for you?  We’ve all heard plenty of hype and partisan remarks, yet what really matters is how this new law will affect our… Read More

Avoid Thrashing Your Credit Score During The Holidays

A solid credit score is one of the most powerful financial assets you can possess. But if you aren’t careful, the holidays can hurt your score.  Many consumers, anxious to please everyone on their gift list, end up making mistakes that haunt them all year long – and for many years to come. The good… Read More

Does Buying a House Make Sense?

It’s one of the oldest debates of all. Does buying a house make sense?  What about in today’s market?  In fact, the answer might surprise you. While buying a home is not automatically a great investment for everyone, the market is turning around. On December 6, Freddie Mac’s chief economist predicted that 2011 will be a year… Read More

Inflation and You: Looking at the Consumer Price Index Market Basket

Does it feel like your groceries are getting more expensive?   Well there’s a way to tell if they really are.  The Consumer Price Index (CPI) market basket measures more than just the food in your grocery basket to capture inflation.  It is developed from detailed monthly records kept by government officials who are hired… Read More

When Were Homes the Cheapest?

While gloom and doom about the housing market dominate the news, it may be overlooked that it might be a great time to buy. 64% of respondents say that they think it’s a good time to buy a house. Today, the average median house price is down almost 10% from its peak in 2007. Take… Read More

9 Ways to Find Deals and Avoid Overcharging Your Credit Card

Less than fifty percent of the world’s population is still using newspaper circulars for coupon savings. In the last five years, more and more shoppers have turned to the Internet to maximize their savings. How can you save even more? Follow our guide to finding the best deals online. Sign up for email alerts Go… Read More

All About That Lump of Coal in Christmas Stocking

Coal has held a multifunctional role in history. It has been a force behind the industrial revolution, increases in CO2, and the practice of punishing naughty children on Christmas morning. Here’s how the tradition of that lump of coal came about and why getting a bit of coal for the holidays may not be a… Read More