Losers, Winning Rates, and Facts to Blow Your Mind

Loser Quote of the Day: “A winner is just a loser who tried one more time.” – George Augustus Moore

I was thinking about buying this as a second home but sadly I’m about $23,800,000 short 

Today in Economic History: It was on this day in 1966 the country’s minimum wage was raised to a whopping $1.40.

Wuss’up This Week: Everyday reports are released about the economy that can sway interest rates in either direction. Today we’ve got…nothing. But tomorrow the Jobless Claims Report, and on Friday the Consumer Sentiment Report. All eyes are on next week’s Fed Reserve Policy Meeting to see if rates will be raised. In the meantime though…

…Rates are still beautiful, Mortgage Fans! The 30yr fixed remains in the mid-3s with ARM rates about a half a point lower. As usual rates will vary based on type of home, equity in the home, credit scores, and if you’re curious how all 32 NFL teams got their nickname

Don’t forget to remember: Any purchase or refinance loan over $240k I will waive all lender fees – a $1,050 savings! Grab yourself a cup of instant karma and pass this info onto any friends, family, coworkers, or people amused by these 25 interesting facts that can use this gift.

Loser Quote of the Day 2: “Employee of the month is a good example of how somebody can be both a winner and a loser at the same time.” – Demetri Martin

Timeout for Trivia: Congrats to those who guessed Pink last week. Want to be entered into a drawing to win Glow in the Dark Bubbles? Simply email me the answer to this week’s Who Am I? question. Good luck: “It was on this day in 1984 that I won Video of the Year at the very first MTV Video Awards, but I’ll tell you – there is no way I’m going to next year’s awards. Sometimes I would go by my stage name which was not inspired by a bald cartoon character or an old Vegas hotel.  The author of this blog loves the song I made with royalty that hit # 1 in ’81, and was also sampled by the worst rapper in rap history in ’1990.”

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