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Microsoft Corporation Backs Out From Slack Acquisition

The tech giant has withdrawn from $8 billion bid for the messaging app after board opposition Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is known for its Windows OS but that is not the only thing it excels in. Messaging through Skype is another area of expertise and the company now wants to heavily rely on the popular … Read more

Tesla Model X Pre-Orders Cross 30,000 Units

Prior to the launch, Tesla has received a substantial amount of global reservations for the SUV. Ahead of the launch of its first sports utility vehicle (SUV), the Model X, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) has already received a large quantity of pre-orders for the vehicle from around the globe, according to data collected by Tesla … Read more

Is Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Mobility A Future Prospect Or Morgan Stanley’s Fantasy?

I believe that Morgan Stanley’s projections of Tesla entering another industry look more like a fantasy than a future prospect Shared mobility, an emerging concept comprising of shared transportation services among users, has been buzzed in recent weeks, following a report by Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas. Mr. Jonas raised the price target for the disruptive electric vehicle … Read more

SolarCity Corp Gets a Boost Thanks to NV Energy

SolarCity Corp Gets a Boost Thanks to NV Energy In a turn of events, NV Energy sides with SolarCity on net-metering rulesSolarCity’s fate has taken yet another turn. NV Energy which was earlier accused of being the only beneficiary of new net-metering rules, has announced in a press release on January 25, that it would … Read more

USDA Rural House Loans

USDA Rural House Loans Other than the VA Home Loan, the Rural Housing Loan backed by the USDA is one of the best programs in the nation. While VA loans are a great benefit for our Veterans, the Rural Housing program is not far behind. With more competitive interest rates, no money down and low mortgage insurance, the Rural … Read more

VA Loans

VA Loans Serving our nation comes with some exclusive benefits that are sometimes overlooked. Using a VA loan backed by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for your next home purchase is a benefit that all veterans of our Armed Forces should be utilizing. The intent of the VA home loan was to create affordable housing opportunities … Read more

Does Credit Score Affect Car Insurance

How Does Credit Score Affect Car Insurance? If you have bad credit, you’ll likely face higher than average car insurance rates. Find out how much higher, and why. Insurance companies typically consider your credit score to set your auto insurance premiums. They use your credit score to determine your auto insurance score. The higher your … Read more

Does Your Job Affect Car Insurance?

Does Your Job Affect Car Insurance? Some insurance companies include your job and education as factors in determining your car insurance rates. Is your auto insurance company one of them? Your Job Can Affect Your Car Insurance Rates Some insurance companies ask about your education level and current job to determine your auto insurance premium. … Read more

What Are Annuities

What Are Annuities I’m convinced that annuities are the most misunderstood financial and insurance product in the financial services universe today. I think there are several reasons for that, which I will get into in a minute. In this article I will try to provide an “Annuities 101” course covering what they are, what they aren’t, … Read more

Myths About Annuities

Myths About Annuities Aggressive marketing and messaging about high fees, charges for surrendering them early, and potentially disappointing returns compared to stocks are just some of the reasons annuities have, at least in some people’s minds, become the black sheep of retirement vehicles. Numerous financial professionals however, argue that there’s a long list of myths … Read more