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Toby Keith, Cowboy Capitalist: Country’s $500 Million Man

Posted by on June 30, 2013 at 5:00 am

By: Zack O’Malley Greenburg | Forbes With 70,000 fans awaiting him at the Houston Rodeo, the world’s largest, Toby Keith sits in his tour bus, as relaxed as the denim on his legs. He’s holding court with his usual crew–business partners, not groupies–and he’s mischievously daring me to eat the worm. Half the size of […]

No deal, Citigroup Judge nixes settlement with SEC

Posted by on November 30, 2011 at 11:50 am

A federal judge on Monday sounded a rare and welcome note of dissent from the toxic culture of financial collusion that is permeating Washington and Wall Street these days. Judge Jed Rakoff rejected a proposed $285 million settlement between Citigroup and the Securities and Exchange Commission over charges that Citigroup misled investors in 2007 in […]

6 Rags-to-Riches Millionaires

Posted by on November 27, 2011 at 2:53 am

From Oprah Winfrey to Steve Jobs to J.K. Rowling, entrepreneurial success stories are the stuff from which American dreams are made. Much like these famous names, the six self-made millionaires we’re profiling have one thing in common: Thanks to hard work, determination and sound advice from mentors, friends and family, they’ve been able to build […]

ALL MAJOR FINANCIAL FEDERAL AGENCIES ENTER CEASE AND DESIST ORDER AGAINST MERS

Posted by on April 29, 2011 at 8:53 am

MERS AND MERSCORP ENTERED INTO A CONSENT CEASE AND DESIST ORDER FINDING DEFICIENCIES IN THE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES THAT POSE A RISK TO THE MEMBER BANKS. ABSTRACT OF ORDER Posted on April 13, 2011 by Neil Garfield The Agencies find, and MERS and MERSCORP neither admit nor deny, the following: 
(1)    MERS is a wholly-owned […]

Real Estate Market Now and Where We are Heading

Posted by on February 15, 2011 at 5:44 pm

Nice visuals on foreclosure activity across the 50 states as well as some key predictions for 2012, regarding the double dip. While Rome burns, the local media has found innovative ways to show the viewer every conceivable way to look at the weather and backed up highways, but they can’t seem to figure out how […]

What does Health Care have to do with Real Estate?

Posted by on January 22, 2011 at 8:14 pm

Did you know that if you sell your house after 2012 you will pay a 3.8% sales tax on it?   That’s $3,800 on a $100,000 home etc.   When did this happen? It’s in the health care bill. Just thought you should know.   SALES TAX TO GO INTO EFFECT 2013 (Part of HC Bill). […]