Tag Archives: Money

Is Your Bank PIN # Secure?

In earlier posts I discussed security and scams. Numerous times I reported on credit card skimmers and how to avoid them. I also covered phishing scams. Now here is an article discussing the PIN numbers and how we choose them. … Continue reading

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Harry Reid Wants Higher Electric Rates for Nevada. Surprise, It’s for Rory

Harry Reid,our esteemed Senator thinks we Nevadans have a lot more money to be able to pay for “Green” energy. What this means is that he wants us to pay for his adventures in renewable energy, yes, the same renewable … Continue reading

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Reno Loses 300,000 Taxpayer Dollars on Parking Meters

Did you notice the story in the Sunday RGJ? I’ll link to it even though I do not have access, but you might. Apparently the city of Reno is out more than $300,000 through their investment in, get ready, parking … Continue reading

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Reno “Experiment” in “Green” Energy Fails

Both Reno and the state of Nevada have jumped on the “green” energy bandwagon with enthusiasm. Our politicians trumpet all of the blessings of the new way of renewals as our way for our future. Dingy Harry Reid went out … Continue reading

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More on ATM Skimmer Scams

I posted previously about credit card skimmers that had been placed on gas pumps and also on ATM machines. The skimmers are used to harvest the credit card information and sometimes use a pinhole camera in conjunction with the skimmer. … Continue reading

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Nevada Succumbs to Political Correctness Disease

Nevada Department of Transportation in feeling flush and has decided to spent $88,000 to protect our sensitivities. They think Our highway historical markers present things in an improper light and want to correct it. After all, what would people think? … Continue reading

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Another Green Energy Failure

Anyone that regularly reads this blog is probably aware that I am not a fan of “green” energy. For example, ethanol gets added to our gasoline by mandate and has only served to make the gas more expensive, and less … Continue reading

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Reno Ranked Number 14th Worst Housing Market in Nation

Las Vegas was rated as the nation's worst housing market by the website, Housing Predictor.  The site published rankings of the 25 best markets, the 25 worst markets among others.  The worst 25 housing markets forecast annually by Housing Predictor … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae Increases Mortgage Help for Unemployed Borrowers

Fannie Mae followed Freddie Mac by issuing new guidelines for unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure.  An unemployed homeowner can receive as much as twelve months forbearance. The servicer can approve an unemployment forbearance term of six months without obtaining Fannie Mae’s … Continue reading

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Household Wealth Down Most Since 2008

USA Today reports that Americans' household net worth has declined more this past quarter than any time since 2008.  They go on to explain: Americans' wealth last summer suffered its biggest quarterly loss in more than two years as stocks, … Continue reading

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