Personal Finance Daily: Personal Finance Daily — April 30

Archive for April, 2008

Personal Finance Daily: Personal Finance Daily — April 30

Wednesday’s Personal Finance stories (1 hour ago) Issues MarketStats on SUNV, FSLR, SPWR, ESLR and STP announces the availability of MarketStats on alternative solar-based equities in the news and driving markets today. MarketStats offers a perspective on the aforementioned equities and the opportunity for investors to respond with articles and opinions on the subject and sector. (8 hours ago)

Chase Mobilizes Employees to Help Delaware Youth Build Bright Financial Futures

WILMINGTON, Del.—-Chase Card Services, the credit card division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE:JPM ], is taking a leadership role in national Teach Children to Save Day to educate local youth about the importance of saving money and understanding how to take control of one’s personal financial future. (59 mins ago)

Graduating to real life

Many college seniors could use lessons in handling finances Ryan Minnehan, a senior at Towson University with three part-time jobs, contributes to a Roth IRA and has a savings account that offers high interest. “My thought is that every dollar I have, I want to be invested or earning interest,” says Minnehan. Many college seniors could use lessons in handling finances. (5 hours ago)

Personal Finance Daily: The week’s 10 best Personal Finance stories: April 21-25

In case you missed them, here are the top 10 Personal Finance stories from MarketWatch for the week of April 21-25: (5 hours ago)

Update and Enjoy

Newfound money may be coming to a mailbox near you in the next several weeks, but before you wish it away on short-term fun, the experts at Lowe’s and MONEY magazine are making it easier to invest that money in what is, for most people, their single largest asset — their homes. (3 hours ago)

Wesabe’s New ‘Value Engine’ Reveals Aggregate Spending and Satisfaction Data to Help Consumers Make Better Decisions

Social personal finance website Wesabe announced the launch of a new “Tips” feature that provides customized, side-by-side comparisons of competing businesses across a number of data points. (24 mins ago)

Shoppers turn to net to bag bargains

LONDON – Shopping online is nothing new, but a growing band of savvy consumers are tapping into a new breed of Internet services to get the best deals on everything from washing machines to lingerie. (39 mins ago)

Tax breaks spawn a generation of young pension millionaires

Planning for a prosperous retirement can never start too early, writes Kara Gammell. (37 mins ago)

Civilizations have always feared trade, author says

Sometimes, while watching a particularly gruesome edition of the evening news, I think dark thoughts about the human race. (33 mins ago)