It’s Not Just a River in Egypt…
Denial Quote of the Day: “Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication, and respect for authority.” – Vince Lombardi
Didja Know… The US Secret Service was established in 1865 to combat counterfeit money. At the time, as much as one-third of all money in the US was estimated to be fake. Currently, about $250,000 in counterfeit money appears each day. (I pulled that fact directly from the Secret Service’s website, but I can’t see how that can be true unless they are also counting “Monopoly” money in that figure. Such an insane amount!)
Interest Rate Update: Rates remain in the mid to high 4s on 30-yr fixed loans, with ARMs about a point lower. And here’s some good news, Mortgage Fans: According to Goldman Sachs the Prime rate will stay at its all-time low until 2018. As usual, let your friends, coworkers, family, and pets (except for poodles…can’t stand poodles) know that I will waive all lender fees for any purchase or refinance loan over 240k.
Denial Quote of the Day 2: “The Taco Bell drive-thru is a great way to meet other people who are in denial about how horribly their life has turned out.” – Rob Huebel (comedian)
Timeout for Trivia: Congrats to all who guessed Meat Loaf as last week’s answer. Want to be entered into a drawing to win a box of chicken-and-cheddar Hot Pockets? Simply email me the answer to this week’s “Who Am I?” question. Good luck: “Two days ago I turned 38. From 1990-2000 I starred in a TV series because of my acting ability, not because of my connection to the producers. I am a talented actress, jewelry designer, and writer (it might be considered ironic if I entered a spelling bee). I’ve got a reality show now and I’ll keep working, since my beyatch mother gave me almost nothing after daddy died. Maybe I was on Fantasy Island, thinking I would inherit millions…”