QE3 Announced and What It Means For You

[Update – Fed Undertakes QE3] The Federal Reserve has confirmed market expectations of a new round of quantitative easing, known as QE3. The new round of easing will be done by expanding its holdings of long-term securities with open-ended purchases of $40 billion of mortgage …

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Payroll Tax Credit and Unemployment Insurance Benefits Extension

See updated details on the potential 2020 payroll tax cut ______________________ [Updated- 2012 Payroll Tax Credit Holiday, Unemployment Benefits and Medicare Doctor Payments Extended to Dec 31st] With House Republican support Congress has passed legislation extending the federal payroll tax holiday through the end of …

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US Real GDP By State and Per Capita Income Comparison

The US Bureau of Economic Analysis has released the 2010 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures which showed a 2.6% average increase across the nation. As the graphic below shows 48 states and Washington DC experienced real GDP growth, led by the eastern seaboard states. Texas, …

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Selling Your Gold For Cash – How, Where and Beware

With gold prices rolling past record highs on a regular basis, a number market pundits feel that we are entering a gold bubble.  Like the housing and financial bubbles many have gotten swept away with the lure of easy money, only to coming crashing to …

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