Restaurant Recession: Is it unavoidable?

Restaurant recession seems to be the most discussed topics (ask the finance gurus if you want to!) as of now. If the recent “research notes” are to be believed then the restaurant industry is well headed for recession. The news…

How Consumer Debt In The U.S. Has Affected The Recession

Among all the news about the falling stock market, corporate bailout, and lavish CEO bonuses, there’s a macroeconomic trend that’s not being discussed: consumer debt. In macroeconomic terms, consumer debt is debt that comes from the purchase of goods that…

Bringing a Business Back From The Graveyard of The Recession

Many post-recession attempts to bring a business “back from the grave” leave the “revived” company looking more like a zombie than the benefactor of a glorious resurrection. While analysis does suggest that the recession has ended, residual effects are still…

Top Tips for Buying a Home During a Recession

Don’t buy unless you’re financially stable doing so if you’re not is incredibly risky. Are your job, your salary and your working hours secure? If not, you might want to hold back on buying until you can be sure they…

How the Economy Has Affected Mortgage Rates

During the past few years we’ve seen the housing market take a plunge downward as lower mortgage rates have remained in place, while the economy has desperately tried to recover. Recently there has been a slight increase in the mortgage…

Social Networking, Meet Billable Hours

If you’re a lawyer and you’re playing it by the book – like we all know that you are – then there are long, seemingly interminable stretches of your life lived in six-minute increments. The ticks of the clock are…