Yearly Archives: 2010

Some Past Financial Bubbles

Some Past Financial Bubbles

Considering our recent banking, and real estate bubble and all this talk about whether the 2 year run in gold is actually a bubble has me thinking about what were some of the bubble in our history?  What financial bubbles did our ancestors have to deal with? What is an Economic Bubble? According to Wikipedia,Continue Reading

An Introduction to Forex Trading

The popularity of foreign exchange trading has grown dramatically over the past decade. Originally the province of large banks and financial institutions, retail forex trading has come alive in tandem with the electronic revolution all around us. The Internet and advances in data management and telecommunications software have enabled anyone that has the talent andContinue Reading

Why Teachers Anger Me!

Why Teachers Anger Me!

Before I get into my rant, I have a lot of people in my life that teach…a lot.  They are all good people and they seem to be really good at what they do, but there are some things about this noble profession that just plain anger me! Why Teachers Piss me Off I thinkContinue Reading

What is a Sin Tax?

What is a Sin Tax?

I generally have a problem with most so called sin taxes.  I think my main problem with sin taxes have to do with politicians purporting them to be anything other than a way to raise money. What are Sin Taxes? Sin taxes can be defined as A state-sponsored tax that is added to products orContinue Reading

Current Discover Card Promotions

Current Discover Card Promotions

The Wife always makes fun of me when we got out because I always try to use my Discover Card, and she gets a kick when a waiter tells me they don’t take it!  But I don’t care because I love my discover card because of the 1 to 5% cash back rewards I get!Continue Reading