Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774
For those of us who have experienced the stress of starting a new job, the recent experience of Ben Bernanke, the new Fed chairman, should help put that stress in perspective. Like Atlas of Greek mythology, Bernanke is balancing the short-run fluctuations of the global economy on his modest human frame. To the phrase - "You look like you have...
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A reverse mortgage can be a powerful tool for converting home equity into cash that can help you make ends meet. However, reverse mortgages also present some financial risk. The following information, provided by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants , can help you determine if this financial strategy is right for you. • How They Work . Reverse...
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Michael Trantas, JE Feature
Picture this: It's the weekend and you're on your way to the Jersey shore for some quiet time at the beach. On the way there, you pull out your cell phone, type a text message and send it to "Home" so the air-conditioning and lights are on when you get there. Then, you send a message to your other home...
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There's a reason frequent business travelers have earned the nickname "road warriors." Business travel can be stressful - dealing with increased airport security; being in a new city every week; feeling pressure to get the sale; having no time to eat right or exercise; spending restless, sleepless nights in noisy hotel rooms. But experienced men and women develop their own...
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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
The savings habits of American consumers raised eyebrows in 2005 when it was widely reported that the personal savings rate tracked by the Commerce Department actually fell to zero. It seemed like an event with potentially ominous repercussions, especially when you consider that Americans saved 10.8 percent of their after-tax income in 1984. That rate has been drifting downward ever...
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