Fight Quote of the Day: “Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.” – George Carlin
For those of you that think rates are high now, I would like to remind you that in 2002 everyone was partying like it was 1999 because rates dipped below 6%. Life is still good, Mortgage Fans, rates are still historically low, and it’s a glorious time to buy or refinance a home. 30-year fixed rates remain in the low 4s with ARM rates about a point lower. Don’t forget to remember: For any loan over $240k I will waive all lender fees – a $1,295 savings! Please let your family, friends, coworkers, and Hawks fans know what a great deal this is. But do NOT tell any Kings fans!
Wuss’up This Week: Or wuss’down this week. We will find out when the first of three reports on employment comes out today with ADP’s estimate of 107k new jobs predicted. Tomorrow we have Weekly Jobless Claims (expected 350k) and Friday’s biggie – the Employment Report for May – which is expected to show the unemployment rate at 7.5% and new jobs predicted at 142k. Anything less can sway interest rates down. But does anyone think it will come in low? Like the stock market everything seems to be chugging along at a decent pace.
Didja Know…? A check is only an instruction to a bank, therefore it can be written on anything. In the past people have written checks on such things as stone slabs, bananas, and cows.
Coolest things made out of Lego…
As I look at this list of the 101 Best Written TV Series I have come to the realization that I have spent 73% of my life watching TV.
Fight Quote of the Day 2: “I know people say, “Don’t bring a knife to a gun fight,” but if there’s an unsliced cake at this fight, we’re all going to look like idiots.” – Matt Roller (@rolldiggity)
Timeout for Trivia: Congrats to those of you who guessed Lea Thompson last week. Want to be entered into a drawing to win a Van Gogh Disappearing Ear Mug? Simply email me the answer to this week’s “Who Am I?” question. Good luck: “In two days I turn 25. The best movie I made was not bad as the title would suggest. A funny bit in that movie is when one of my friends gets a fake ID that sounds like a McDonald’s tagline. In 2007 I starred in another movie where I knocked up a girl…and in that movie she considers giving the baby up for adoption to a couple in which the husband is played by Jason Bateman, who starred in a sitcom with me that just came back to Netflix.”