Archive for May, 2009

Residential solar energy the top investment

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Residential electricity rates have grown by an average of 25% over the last 6 years. This is one reason that residential solar energy is growing rapidly. The new 30% federal tax credit has created a dramatic boost to the residential solar energy market. Falling solar panel prices have also added to the financial incentives. In […]

12 Personal Finance Lessons To Be Learned From This Recession

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

12 Personal Finance Lessons To Be Learned From This RecessionBill Shrink Guy Everyone I know is sick of this recession, and sick of hearing about this recession. For one, the media‚Äôs attention to the global financial situation is depressing. But as many have pointed out, we are in this situation because of our own devices. […]

Tax Credit for New Home Purchase

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Tax Credit for New Home Purchase This tax credit is available for qualified buyers who on or after March 1, 2009, and before March 1, 2010, purchase a qualified principal residence that has never been occupied. The buyer must reside in the new home for a minimum of two years immediately following the purchase date. […]