Monthly Archives: December 2010

Seven Borrowing Resolutions for 2011: The Art of Won’t

Well 2010 is nearly past.  2011 is just ahead.  What will we change to make the most of the new year?  What will we keep the same? The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect on the … Continue reading

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Are you Green or Blue? Six Essential Colors for Better Borrowing

I like the colored lights on a Christmas tree.  The blues, greens and reds come alive and dance with the power that flows through them.  Each one has a different gift but they harmonize into a beautiful chorus on a … Continue reading

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Blue Sky or Head in the Clouds? Home Ownership Dreamin’

What has the residential real estate crash taught us? The survey says: NOT MUCH! Fannie Mae published a study on the attitudes about home ownership and we haven’t learned much from the experience.  What about my fellow residents of the … Continue reading

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Housing Takes an Uppercut! Will it get off the Canvas this Time?

Is the residential real estate market taking a knockout blow? WSJ.com reported that borrowing conditions have tightened at this stage of the real estate cycle.  Economists are worried that the housing market might turn down again because of tight borrowing … Continue reading

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New Hampshire, The Granite State of Financial Capability

Congratulations to the people of the State of New Hampshire for being very financially capable!  The citizens of The Granite State are rock solid in personal finance compared with the rest of the United States. The FINRA Investor Education Foundation … Continue reading

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Can We Learn to Dance in the Financial Rain of the Great Recession?

The depressed economy, falling house prices, grinding joblessness, war, politicians drunkenly spending other peoples’ money; the list goes on and on.  When will it stop raining? What if we asked instead, how can I dance in the rain? I was … Continue reading

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