Saturday, January 9, 2016

Finance in the News w/e 1/9/16

Finance in the News for the week ending 1/9/16.

This is my first financial post of the new year!

Just when you think the country has gotten passed the ridiculousness of the subprime mortgage crisis and learned its lesson having to bail out under capitalized financial institutions, Fannie Mae has devised a way to entice those desperate to own a home with another high risk mortgage product:

Fannie Mae Rolls Out Easy Mortgage, Catering To High-Risk Immigrants Read More At Investor's Business Daily:

Powerball soars to a new record high $800M with a drawing tonight at 8PM. Image having an extra $400M laying around after taxes. Wow. And remember, you can't win if you don't play.

Millennials are debt averse. I should know. My twenty-something son, who still lives at home, is one.