Posts filed as “Investing”
If you missed out on Friday’s offering of the limited edition steel card, there is a second – and third, and fourth and fifth – chance for you over on the online auction site eBay. There’s only one problem. The Metal Card is going to cost you. As of the time of posting, one had ...Read more.
Lena Dunham, she of the $3.5 million book deal, thinks writing for money is “weird.” This statement comes at the beginning of an essay she penned for the published screenplay for Judd Apatow’s This is 40, where Dunham ponders the “many reasons” people write which include “glory” and the ability to use the keyboard to ...Read more.
Banks such as & Co, JP Morgan Chase & Co and Goldman Sachs, under pressure from a host of national and international laws meant to stop a repeat of the events of 2008, have now found themselves a new moneymaking opportunity: You. According to an article published today by .com, these global financial behemoths “have ...Read more.
Say it ain’t so, . Say you ain’t backing up from your long-standing advice that purchasing a new car is almost always a bad idea. But how else to explain Orman’s appearance in a commerical for Acura’s 2012 “Season of Reason” ad campaign? In the spot, which began airing earlier this month, Orman, driving a brand ...Read more.
On television, actor Larry Hagman played Texas wheeler-dealer J.R. Ewing on the hit show . No one ever got the better of lyin’, cheatin’ J.R. Ewing. In real life Hagman, who died Friday at the age of 81, was not so lucky. According to , one in five Americans over the age of 65 will either ...Read more.
The next time you have the misfortune of hearing a titan or other one-percenter whine about how their trickle-down contributions are not appreciated by the masses remember this tidbit, courtesy of Garrett Haake at NBC: From the moment Mitt Romney stepped off stage Tuesday night, having just delivered a brief concession speech he wrote only that evening, ...Read more.
No doubt Republicans are now wishing they had not opposed ’s appointment to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. ’s victory in the Massachusetts Senate race this evening is a huge victory for consumers – and a huge loss for the banking industry, which poured millions of dollars into the coffers of the incumbent, Republican ...Read more.