Let's Do the (Operation) Twist!

How to Do the (Operation) Twist

In the early 1960s, a new dance craze gripped the nation: The Twist. Youngsters stopped slow dancing and started “twisting the night away.” At the same time, the American economy was slow dancing too and The Twist sounded like just the thing to get the economy moving.

Flash-forward to 2011, the economy has slowed again and the Fed is out of new dance moves. This has given rise to new talk of “Operation Twist,” a strategy used in the 1960s to spark a similarly stalled economy. Find out what it is and how it affects you and your wallet.

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How to Manage Your Finances in a Volatile Economy

5 Basics of Personal Finance in a Crazy Economy

Between the congressional budget drama, debt ceiling deadlines, S&P credit rating downgrades and the fed funds rate announcement, it’s almost dizzying to try to understand what all of this economic activity means for your wallet. The best thing you can do is get back to basics and make sure your finances are ready to weather any financial storm. We cover five personal finance basics that you should always make sure are in order.

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a Good Time to Buy a Home?

Career and Housing Outlook: When Will We Reach the New Normal?

It has been a rollercoaster ride in the jobs and housing markets for the past few years. According to numerous experts, the good news is that both are heading in a positive direction. This means the rollercoaster ride may finally come to a stop and we can get off. To find out where we’re heading in the near and more distance future, let’s take a look at some of the predictions regarding jobs and homes.

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