Archive for September, 2013

Just a simple garage–maybe not!

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Today Google celebrated it’s 15 year anniversary at the garage where founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin started the company.  Turns out they were not the only silicon valley companies to start in a garage.  Hewlett Packard started the trend and Apple got it’s start there as well. Maybe its time to move out the cars and lawn mower and get something started in your garage!  To read the article from the Los Angeles Times CLICK HERE.

Mortgage rates fall to 9-week low

Friday, September 27th, 2013

This week the Los Angeles Times reported that mortgage rates fell to a 9-week low. This may come as good news to those who have not taken advantage of these historically low rates.  It also bodes well for new and resale housing–both key drivers of the economy.  To read the entire article CLICK HERE.

 

BlackRock’s Larry Fink speaks out

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock, the largest asset manager in world speaks out about retirement and what living longer will mean to all of us.  He also shares his opinion of the equity market (here’s a hint, he has 100% of his personal portfolio in Equities).  CLICK HERE to read the interview from the August 8, 2013 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek.