The Market Correction Is Happening

Stock Market Today: More Correction to Come The stock market took a huge dive on Friday of over 2% and markets around the world followed suit. The sell-off is very discouraging to the massive bull run last year, and will act as an indicator for the rest of the year. This could be the start to [...]

By |January 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Fast Cash Fridays: Get a Payday Loan – Fuel Your Inner Consumerist

Disclaimer: If you made it this far, you're probably wondering why I would give this advice, and you're absolutely right! We here at MMFAS strongly advise against payday loans, but you can get them at your own demise...anyways...on with the pitch. What is a Payday Loan? Payday loans are very short-term loans where the borrower is expected to [...]

By |January 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Stock Market Today: Market Sell Off, Investor Sentiment

The stock market today sold off dramatically in the morning following weak earnings by a few major companies. The market also sold off over concerns about a slowdown in China. Economic indicators Jobless claims remained steady at 326K -- again coming in below consensus. The PMI Manufacturing Index also came in mixed - down 1.3 [...]

By |January 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Earnings Calendar: Place Your Bets

Earnings Calendar: This Week Sets the Tone The market's focus right now is on earnings, which have been all over the board so far. While the market is clearly overvalued, there are still many opportunities. Tomorrow we will receive earnings from common names such as McDonalds, Southwest, and Starbucks. Economic Indicators Tomorrow we also have [...]

By |January 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stock Market Today: A Stock Picker’s Market

Stock Picker's Market The Federal Reserve tapering asset purchases makes the chance of the tide lifting all boats this year unlikely. The markets are now more focused on earnings growth and fundamentals, which makes this a stock picker's market. No longer can you just pick a stock and it will go up. You will really [...]

By |January 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Earnings Calendar: Big Earnings Week Ahead

Earnings Calendar Earnings this week will likely set the tone for all of earnings season. Large companies such as Johnson & Johnson and IBM announce tomorrow, while eBay, Microsoft, McDonald's, Starbucks, and PG report later in the week. All eyes will be on revenue, which has slowed over the past two quarters. If revenues look [...]

By |January 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

January Effect: Is It Happening This Year?

What is the January Effect? The market drops in December because investors seek capital losses for tax purposes. Then, in January, investors buy back into the market, boosting it higher.  The January effect is said to impact small cap stocks more than mid or large cap stocks. Is the January Effect real? Many say, "as goes [...]

By |January 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|4 Comments

How to Save Money: Part 3

1. Quit Smoking Your health is the most important thing in the world (besides your family's health). So do something about it. Quit smoking. Better yet, exercise too! The healthier you are the more productive you will be (perhaps you will get a raise), the better people will treat you in many cases, and you [...]

By |January 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Used Baby and Kids Clothes & Gear: Buy, Sell, Swap Online

Babies and kids grow out of their clothes in months, even weeks; sometimes outfits are never even worn. Ditto re kids’ gear such as strollers or car seats: you’re done with them well before their useful life has passed. Buying –and selling – kids’ stuff that is just used makes financial sense. The opportunities to [...]

By |January 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|6 Comments