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What's your favorite Peeps color?
By jvolstad   posted 1 day ago:
Mine is yellow.

A looming farewell--though not good riddance--to RadioShack
By jvolstad   58 comments, latest 1 week ago:
curious2 says "Despite privacy policy, RadioShack customer data up for sale in auction"

U.S. Housing Market Gets Sicker
By jvolstad   8 comments, latest 1 week ago:
Quigley says What do REITs care about the weather? And of course they're buying with cash! It's only wage slaves who have to finance things.

Forget patience, QE4 is coming: Peter Schiff
By jvolstad   1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
Mark says The "investing class" can't exist without it's crack anymore! Both the current stock and housing bubbles are the results the "free money" policies. All this is to try to hide the fact that...

Megachurch pastor seeks donations for pricey private jet
By jvolstad   1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
BayAreaObserver says You could show your support for your agent in a less costly fashion by driving a Chrysler product, its the "Official Automobile Manufacturer of National Association of Realtors." Hell, they might enough knock...

Tempted by Detroit's $500 properties?
By jvolstad   posted 2 weeks ago:
http://news.yahoo.com/tempted- Are they going to pay me $500 to take one of these houses? Property taxes deferred for 10 years? Then maybe.

Forgiving $1 trillion in student debt is 'the worst thing we could do
By jvolstad   9 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
Entitlemented says less than $3500. When I was in my first few jobs, found many non engineers doing make up work. While some admins and lawyers do contribute, sadly often they are impediments. The US...

10 Ways to Come Up With the Down Payment For a Home
By jvolstad   5 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
zzyzzx says Obligatory:

Realtor Listens by Heart
By jvolstad   posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.listeningbyheart.co What is a Realtor who listens by heart? Is she listening for that commission check?

Your house is a bad investment
By jvolstad   posted 3 weeks ago:
Jim Collins Thinks Your House Is a Bad Investment | Rent vs. Buy Analysi...: http://youtu.be/ZH_bIPkozjg

Cheap gas means it's a great time to buy a house
By jvolstad   posted 3 weeks ago:
https://www.youtube.com/watch? Per the blonde Real Estate saleslady; with that extra $100 per month in your pocket, you should contact your local Realtor and buy a house! I'm sure..... (wonder if Misty would like to see...

Average federal tax refund is $3,120 so far
By jvolstad   2 comments, latest 1 month ago:
CDon says jvolstad says If anything I would prefer to pay when I file. So you say. Last year, My wife and her new business partners first underestimated receipts, and then to make matters worse...

How to bank hundreds of dollars more each month
By jvolstad   posted 1 month ago:
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ Live like a student. My students are living alright, Shiller said. Ive suggested to them, why dont you just continue to live at that level after you get a job? It would pile up...

States where the middle class is shrinking fastest
By jvolstad   3 comments, latest 1 month ago:
indigenous says This is because of the difference between speculation and investment. The speculation has greatly benefited the upper quintile because of QE. This has caused the RE prices to accelerate more in Calif than...

Robert Shiller: Buying a home isn't necessarily a good investment
By jvolstad   posted 1 month ago:
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ I disagree with Shiller when he says that the government should be helping low income people buy a house. What low income people should do if they want to buy a house is to...

Real Estate Agents Are Desperate to Understand Millennial Homebuyers
By jvolstad   5 comments, latest 1 month ago:
thunderlips11 says

Dont Get Ripped-Off! Ex-Car Salesman Reveals Easy 6-Step Car Buying System
By jvolstad   1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
Strategist says jvolstad says Dont Get Ripped-Off! Ex-Car Salesman Reveals Easy 6-Step Car Buying System He didn't reveal much. Just can't trust a car salesman for anything.

Low down payments make a comeback
By jvolstad   posted 1 month ago:
http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/1 Wonderful....... :-(

Obama arrives in Bay Area for 20th time as president
By jvolstad   posted 1 month ago:
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/ Wonder if Obama is planning on stopping by the VA and visiting some of our hospitalized veterans? More then likely not. :-(

Zillow CEO Book
By jvolstad   posted 1 month ago:
http://tinyurl.com/pqtgtts Patrick, you should send this guy (Zillow CEO) a copy of your book.

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