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Accidents May Happen

Accident Quote of the Day: “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature. But beautiful old people are works of art.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Wuss’Up This Week: It’s a light week because of the holiday but we still have some reports coming out that can influence interest rates in either direction. The most important reports are […]

A Face That Launched a Thousand Ships

Face Quote of the Day: “Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.” – Coco Chanel It’s A Wonderful Big Fat Greek Withdrawal: That’s about the best title I can come up with for the bank run that happened in Greece […]

Your Honest Opinion

Opinion Quote of the Day: “I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.” – Edward Gibbon (English historian, 1737-1794) Greece is the Word: In 6th grade there were signs that my girlfriend Rhonda was going to leave me (signs like her making out with my friend Jordan). […]

Using Your Noodle

Thinking Quote of the Day: “At the age of 20 we don’t care what the world thinks of us; at 30, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at 40, we discover that it wasn’t thinking of us at all.” – Author Unknown Interest Rate Update: A reminder to let you guys know […]

Your Final Reward

Heaven Quote of the Day: “Go to heaven for the climate, hell for the company.” – Mark Twain Don’t forget about my Dos de Mayo Special today: For any loan over $240k I will waive all lender fees! This is a $1,295 savings and is can be used on any purchase or refinance deal. Why […]

Getting a Funny Feeling

Emotion Quote of the Day: “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W. Buechner (author) Wuss’Up This Week: A whole lotta stuff coming out that can impact interest rates. Most important this week will be today’s Durable Goods Orders (this is a report of […]

May Cause Side Effects

Drug Quote of the Day: “I don’t need drugs to make my life tragic.” – Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam vocalist/songwriter) Didja Know…? The largest bill ever printed was the $100,000 bill back in 1934. Woodrow Wilson was depicted on the bill and these notes were not circulated among the general public. Instead, they were used […]

The Government Takes a Bite

Taxes Quote of the Day: “Taxes are paid in the sweat of every man who labors.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Wuss’Up This Week: Today the Fed will release their Beige Book – a report that details current economic conditions across the US. Signs of weakness will lead to lower rates, but I’m guessing that it […]

Who Needs a Hug?

Hugging Quote of the Day: “Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.” – Leo Buscaglia (author, motivational speaker) The HARP program that was designed to help homeowners refinance when their homes have lost most or all of their equity is a real big mess. Some of the big banks (Wells Fargo, for example) had […]

Applying the Foundation

Makeup Quote of the Day: “I don’t think I could live without hair, makeup, and styling, let alone be the performer I am. I am a glamour girl through and through. I believe in the glamorous life and live one.” – Lady Gaga Wuss’Up This Week: Two biggies are released towards the end of the […]