Monthly Archives: February 2013

Financial Tidbits 02/27/2013

Zillow reports the percentage of homeowners with negative equity (owe more on their homes than the home is worth) fell to 27.5% as of the end of 2012 vs. 31.1% at the end of the prior year (nearly 12% better).

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Posted in Bank, Business, Economy, FDIC, Homeownership, Interest Rates, Lending, Money, Real Estate, Recession, Uncategorized

Financial Tidbits 01/21/2013

  The Federal income tax began 100 years ago this year (1861), when Abraham Lincoln needed money for the Civil War. This first tax of 3% lasted until 1866 when it was repealed by Congress. Then, in 1894, Congress tried

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Posted in Employees, Insurance, Money, Tax Returns, Taxes

Financial Tidbits 02/14/2013

          Pew Research: the percentage of people who read e-books increased from 16% of all Americans ages 16 and older to 23%. At the same time, the number who read printed books in the previous 12 months fell.

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Posted in Business, Business Plan, Competition, e-book, Economy, Facebook, Marketing, Opportunity, Social Media

Financial Tidbits 02/06/2013

Salary.com: found 64% of people surveyed said they waste time every day by visiting non-work related websites during work hours. A full 39% said they spent 1 hour per week or less on personal tasks at work, while at the

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Posted in Debt, Economy, Employees, Facebook, FICO, Goal, Goal Setting, Google, Loan, Motivation, Self-Discipline, Time, Twitter

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