Hey Ladies: Know Your Money, Know Your Limits

About a 18 months ago, I started looking into refinancing the 5-year adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) on my condo (which adjusts in less than a month). I ran the numbers, looked at my property taxes, figured out how much I would have to save to make the closing costs worthwhile and went loan shopping. It didn't go very… » 9/16/08 6:20pm 9/16/08 6:20pm

In The Middle East, Female Investors Are Raking It In

Despite some Western stereotypes of submission and meekness, Time reports that Arab women are the world's most confident, bullish female investors. They are "the most secure in their knowledge of estate and retirement planning." In fact, according to Time magazine's Carla Power, "Gulf women control around $246… » 8/07/08 9:30am 8/07/08 9:30am