Back in 2009, President Obama’s “Cash for Clunkers” program was supposed to be a boon for the environment and the economy. During a limited time, consumers could trade in an old gas-guzzling used car for up to $4,500 cash back towards the purchase of a fuel-efficient new car. It seemed like a win for everyone: the environment, the gasping auto industry and cash-strapped consumers.
Though almost a million people poured into car [...]
NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King wants to lure customers this summer with a barbecue party — and a bacon sundae.
The world’s second biggest hamburger chain on Thursday is launching several pork, beef and chicken sandwiches as limited time offers. And for a sweet ending, the company is also offering a bacon sundae — vanilla soft serve with fudge, caramel, bacon crumbles and a piece of bacon — that started in [...]
Half a year ago we discussed that the weakest point of the European bailout language was its reliance on Collective Action Clauses which imply that any resolution which does not have 100% backing of all bondholders would potentially push a country into default. In essence, this took control out of the hands of the Eurozone head, Germany, and put it to the bondholders. Well, according to a preliminary draft released [...]
“When American colonists declared independence from England in 1776, they also freed themselves from control by English corporations that extracted their wealth and dominated trade. After fighting a revolution to end this exploitation, our country’s founders retained a healthy fear of corporate power and wisely limited corporations exclusively to a business role. Corporations were forbidden from attempting to influence elections, public policy, and other realms of civic society.
Initially, the privilege [...]
Clip was taken from a 2hr. long interview which can be heard for free during a limited time….
If you want to do something to prevent/ease the crash then continue reading on. I own a home and don’t want to see it loose any more value. I happen to be in a lucky position to be in an area that has actually increased in value and is an exception to the norm. But a universal R/E crash will shatter my “luckiness”.
- We need to make the financing available [...]
Summer classes are starting, study for college entrance exams has begun, and in just one month parents, students and teachers will start buying supplies for back to school. More than other years everyone is looking for ways to save money and make back to school shopping affordable and convenient.
Amazon.com is the back to school solution.Ã‚Â With thousands of school supplies, monthly school supply deals, and many items qualifying for FREE [...]