Archive for the ‘Market’ Category

How to Boost Your Saving Power

Posted on June 18th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

Last week I read an article on the Times online that was titled, How to boost your spending power and this title really disappointed me. Although the Times is not necessarily a financial geared publication, it is a national news source and I feel this article is telling the public to do exactly the opposite […]

Review: Brokerage Account Comparison

Posted on June 15th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

On the Internet, new companies crop up every day. New websites to do just about anything you’ve been doing elsewhere before including banking and stock trading. It’s pretty hard to stick with just one company too because the new ones always offer something great for you to jump ship. But swag and bribes aside, how […]

You Can’t Predict The Weather But You Can Predict Its Affects

Posted on January 25th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

Well, it snowed out here again today. I know it’s still January, but with the weather being so warm the past few weeks, even as high as 50 degrees (!!) I was unpleasantly surprised to wake up to snow this morning. I don’t mind looking at snow, but driving in it is another story. I […]

Surprise! Your Bank Closed! – My Experience With The FDIC

Posted on August 23rd, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I am all for learning from new experiences. I seek out new things to get my hands dirty with all the time, but this weekend, I was able to experience one of those things that no one seeks out or ever wants to – bank closure. Late Friday night while I was thinking about investing […]

ING Money Tips

Posted on August 12th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I have mentioned my relationship with ING before. It is not a profound, lovey dovey relationship and I am not a huge fan of theirs. I do however like some of the things they do there but really I only created the account for one specific purpose, which has come and gone. On to the […]

CARS Program Update

Posted on August 10th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Well, it looks like my major long post about the CARS or Cash for Clunkers program was a waste of breath because the program has officially run out of budget…in 4 DAYS! When word got out that the program may be closed overnight, what media is dubbing a “pent-up demand” was released on late night […]

Cash for Clunkers: Good, Bad or Ugly?

Posted on July 29th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

The Cash for Clunkers program was recently launched and at first sight it looks like a pretty good program but I am a bit skeptical. Let me run down the details for you and you let me know what you think. Basically the program is sponsored by the government and you get a voucher for […]