Are student loans the next financial bubble?


Archive for September, 2011

Are student loans the next financial bubble?

There’s a trillion dollars worth of them, and some gurus are worried

A Survival Guide to the Deluge of Daily Deals

How to manage daily deals and ensure you get the most bang for your buck.

Pfizer, pharmacy group warn on counterfeit drugs

Pfizer Inc. and a pharmacy standards group are teaming to warn consumers about the risks of counterfeit prescription medicines.

Advisor Software Releases iPad App to Help Consumers Reach Financial Goals

Advisor Software Inc., a leading provider of wealth management solutions for the advisor market, is pleased to announce that its new iPad application, goalGetter, is available to consumers for free in Apple’s App Store.

NSP warns that credit card scam targets classifieds advertisers

The Nebraska State Patrol is urging citizens to be aware of a fraudulent scam targeting classified ads.

MoneySmart apps

Penny pinchers have a lot to be thankful for in the information age. Rather than schlep-ping from store to store comparing prices, search engines fetch our merchandise and list them starting at the lowest price first.

CEO Encourages His Employees to Get Out of Debt

And it all started when he overheard employees haggling with creditors. Dario Mackins works at Wisper Internet Solutions in Illinois, whose CEO encourages his employees to get out of debt.

NSP warns that credit card scam targets classifieds advertisers

The Nebraska State Patrol is urging citizens to be aware of a fraudulent scam targeting classified ads.

Confessions of a Money Manager: Forget Operation Twist — buy stocks

When Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced earlier this week that the economy faces "significant downside risks," stock markets around the world fell dramatically. Our own Dow Jones Industrial Average is down some 800 points. Virtually everyone is now thinking "double-dip" recession in the U.S. and stalled economic activity worldwide. And why not?

NewsWatch: U.S. stocks gain; Dow suffers worst week since 08

U.S. stocks ended higher Friday but tumbled for the week, sending the Dow average to its worst weekly loss since 2008, with investors alert to any sign of policy makers acting further to bolster the global economy.