Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Many Faces of Inflation

During the recent 2007–2009 recession, it seems all we’ve seen and heard about the economy was bad news: the housing market collapsing, 401(k)s suddenly being worth much less than before, a lifetime of savings almost disappearing in a few months, … Continue reading

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New Credit Card Rules

On May 22, 2009, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act was signed into law, and it went into effect on Feb 22, 2010. This piece of legislation was aimed at reforming the worst practices of credit card companies … Continue reading

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July Market Commentary

June saw markets reacting strongly to a mix of positive and negative economic news, including a speech by Fed chairman Bernanke that didn’t mention additional quantitative easing, and Greece narrowly avoiding a bond crisis for at least the next few … Continue reading

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