Category Archives: Financial

Flawed, Inappropriate, and Onerous Chase/Wamu 4506-T Demand?

I received a letter from Chase/Wamu regarding a little-used Home Equity Line Of Credit (HELOC) on May 8th, requiring a 4506-T and a recent paystub by May 15th. I contacted customer service representative "Aaron" (877-750-6825) with questions. I asked "Aaron" … Continue reading

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Financial Forecasting

The Financial Forecast Center has been producing and publishing economic and financial market forecasts since 1997. These forecasts have been and will continue to be published exclusively on the internet. http://www.forecasts.org/

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5 Steps for Product and Site Design

1) Choose a market with people that have problems they are willing to pay to have solved. 2) Build a "Squeeze Page" to funnel and capture users and track progress. 3) Drive traffic to the Squeeze Page. 4) Build a … Continue reading

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The Most And Least Profitable Businesses To Start

http://www.forbes.com/2008/01/18/citigroup-sageworks-nyu-ent-fin-cx_mf_0118mostprofitable.html Seven Businesses You Can Start Tomorrow: http://www.forbes.com/2007/11/07/small-business-startup-ent-manage-cx_mf_1107biztomorrow.html Businesses That Don’t Exist, But Should: http://www.forbes.com/2007/12/07/merck-qualcomm-intel-ent-tech-cx_nc_1207bizdontexist.html Source: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23343225/

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Cost-of-living Comparisons

The study demonstrates the importance of comparing cost-of-living differences between two markets. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16545234/ All figures used in the study were collected last year by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The bureau’s occupational profiles can be accessed at http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_stru.htm.

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Asset Timing?

An anonymous poster writes: “I saw the dot.com fiasco falling apart in 1998.. i went short in 1999 and 2000 and made a mini-fortune. “I saw the housing bubble collapsing last year… and i shorted the homebuilders.. made a slightly … Continue reading

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Get Rich Slowly

A web site is devoted to helping the average person achieve financial happiness. They don’t offer any quick paths to riches, but help point the way to slow, sure success. http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/

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How to Make Money From Your Blog

StevePavlina.com was launched on Oct 1st, 2004.  By April 2005 it was averaging $4.12/day in income.  Now it brings in over $1000/day (updated as of 10/29/06).  I didn’t spend a dime on marketing or promotion.  In fact, I started this … Continue reading

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Advertising Networks Besides Google AdSense

Extensive list at: http://www.johnchow.com/index.php/other-advertising-networks-besides-google-adsense/

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Indiana historic properties

http://www.historiclandmarks.org/forsale/statewide.html Ben Hur Building. THe new owner paid $105,900, and writes: “It’s damn nice too with a new roof. I’m making the top floor (10,000+ SF) my penthouse and will be renting office space through the rest. Income from the … Continue reading

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