Gold Coins Are A Good Investment

Sep 12, 09 Gold Coins Are A Good Investment

Posted by in Investing

Welcome to the number one recession survival blog! Sign up for our RSS feed and follow us on Twitter to get the most out of the information provided here. Thanks for joining us! Tweet Gold is one of the most valuable and reliable commodities you can purchase.  Although no...

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How To Pick Stocks (Part 1): Assessing Value

Sep 11, 09 How To Pick Stocks (Part 1): Assessing Value

Posted by in Family Matters, Investing

Tweet “Playing” the stock market is no game.  As one of the greatest engines of wealth creation the world has ever seen, understanding how the stock market works is critical to understanding modern economics and specifically, modern capitalism.  Nonetheless, the...

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Thinking About Retirement

Sep 06, 09 Thinking About Retirement

Posted by in Family Matters, News, Saving

Tweet The New York Times published a very interesting article about how people are approaching their retirement.  With the stock market eradicating large portions of many people’s stock portfolios and retirement savings, those nearing retirement are approaching their...

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Becoming A Smarter Shopper

Aug 30, 09 Becoming A Smarter Shopper

Posted by in Family Matters, Saving

Tweet Since the recession began, we have become better at managing our finances.  We have learned how to budget, save, and even begin paying down our debt.  Now, we must become wiser consumers.  Becoming a smarter shopper is another skill that will have a positive impact...

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Smart Investments Are Key To Recession Survival

Aug 26, 09 Smart Investments Are Key To Recession Survival

Posted by in Family Matters, Investing

Tweet The recent gains in the stock market have made big headlines lately.  Despite the excesses of Wall Street, the stock market has been a wealth creator for many average Americans.  Unfortunately, in the last few years, the market was clouded by irrational exuberance...

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Was Cash For Clunkers Good For The Economy?

Tweet Cash For Clunkers was a federal program that subsidized car down-payments for qualified citizens.  In order to qualify, your old car must fall below certain emission standards; and you must agree to purchase a new, greener model.  Customers receive vouchers worth...

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