Finance

Ct Unemployment claims: state can't get act together, unemployed get shaft again

August 24, 2009
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Now that I have joined the ranks of the unemployed I can personally appreciate all the emails and complaints I had received while working at The Courant from those who lost their jobs and could not get through on the Internet to file their complaints. I will keep everyone abrest about my situation (as...

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What if you don't have health insurance?

August 18, 2009
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What if you don't have health insurance?

47 million Americans are without health insurance. If you happen to find yourself among the ranks of the uninsured there are still things you can do. Here are some great tips we’ve come across. Join a discount club Plans like AmeriPlan and Careington Health Systems offer discount cards that are available to most everyone....

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Investing: Look into ETFs and Vanguard

August 18, 2009
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When you decide to invest in the market, stay away from individual stocks. You never know when something terrible will come out about any one company, no matter how good it looks now. And you don’t know when speculators will make a bear raid on a company. Its much smarter to look at segments...

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Investment advice: Be careful as the bulls run, time for caution

August 18, 2009
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As someone who has learned a lot about the stock market – mostly from my losses, I have some advice for you. If you are itching to get in on the bull run, take a cold shower instead. After the S&P 500 just shot up 50 percent, this is no time to be getting in the market....

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