America Saves Week

28 02 2011

Last week was America Saves Week! What is that exactly? It is a national effort to increase awareness about the need to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. A worthy cause, and counldn’t come at a better time.

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Egyptian turmoil felt in the Stock Market

3 02 2011

Sometimes it can be easy to forget how interconnected we are in this world. The political riots that occurred in Tunisia from December 2010 to mid-January which resulted in the ousting of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, seemed like an isolated event. Well it wasn’t, it helped embolden and inspire its neighbor Egypt, to do likewise. Daily riots have been occurring in Egypt since January 25th for several reasons including protesting corrupt politicians, grave economic conditions and the desire to have more personal freedoms.

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