Author: Robin Bal

College Costs: What’s The Cost Of No College?

College Costs: What’s The Cost Of No College?

College costs increase at about twice the inflation rate. Current increases have averaged 5% to 8%. It is no secret that college tuition and expenses have been on a steady rise for many years....

Relief For Parents Of College Going Students

Relief For Parents Of College Going Students

An education loan is a form of financial aid that must be repaid, with interest. Student loans also provide a variety of deferment options and extended repayment terms. Student and graduate loans are becoming...

Have You Considered Offshore Investments?

Have You Considered Offshore Investments?

Offshore investment is the keeping of money in a jurisdiction other than one’s country of residence. Offshore jurisdictions are a commonly accepted solution to reducing excessive tax burdens levied in most countries to both...

Hilly-Billy? Obama’s New Challenge…

Hilly-Billy? Obama’s New Challenge…

There was this lady Hillybilly Told Obama you look silly, With your policies so dumb, Just like your black bum, And your small black willy. All Obama could do was have a big laugh...

Obama’s Movement Gaining Momentum

Obama’s Movement Gaining Momentum

“We won north, we won south and we won in between,” Obama told a roaring crowd, referring to his victories over Washington and Nebraska. “The Democratic Party must stand for change, not change as...

Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Bid

Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Bid

In a bid to remain independent, Yahoo plans to reject Microsoft Corp.’s unsolicited takeover offer, according to reports on the Wall Street Journal’s web site. Quoting sources familiar with the situation, the Journal reports...

Sounds Scary? But Fortune Favors The Brave Only!!

Sounds Scary? But Fortune Favors The Brave Only!!

How is it that very few investors can make real profits, grow their net worth and consistently beat the market? That’s because it often takes one or more of the following rare traits… The...

What To Do In Volatile Times?

What To Do In Volatile Times?

No matter how much you’ve read about trading, or how much experience you have as a trader, it is difficult to trade profitably in a volatile market environment like the one we are in...

MicroHoo Gives Wall Street Hope

MicroHoo Gives Wall Street Hope

Microsoft is buying when Yahoo is at its nadir rather than when it was ridiculously overvalued. Besides, when you think about it, what other company might make Microsoft’s short list to buy to stay...

Can We Panic Now?  Why Not Ask Harry Potter

Can We Panic Now? Why Not Ask Harry Potter

Look at any bear market and even at its lowest point you will find stocks that do quite well. Similarly, in any bull market there are stocks that do poorly. It is true that...