Monthly Archives: January 2016

FICO Credit Scores a Big Fake

Posted by Shawn Simpson // January 27, 2016

FICO Credit Scores a Big Fake

Recently we wrote about FICO in FICO Credit Scores. FICO credit scores run from 300, considered the highest risk of default, to 850, the lowest risk. Now, Bernice Ross at INMAN tells us that FICO Credit Scores a big fake. Did you know that the same credit bureau could report three wildly different numbers for […]


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January is Divorce Month

Posted by Shawn Simpson // January 20, 2016

January is Divorce Month

The first month of the new year is reportedly the most popular time of year to file for divorce. A Rumor that January is divorce month is ominously nicknamed “Divorce Month” in legal circles. Sure, the holidays are hectic, and relationship issues can come into sharper focus when stressed-out couples spend more time together. But is January’s bad […]


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Buy My Unappealing House

Posted by Shawn Simpson // January 13, 2016

Buy My Unappealing House

Buy my unappealing house, please. We are getting a divorce, and we own a house that rivals the Cinderella sisters. I won’t tell you whose idea it was to buy this house, but it sure wasn’t mine. It is tired, unpainted, needs new siding and a new roof. It has been a money pit, and I […]


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Case Shiller Home Prices

Posted by Shawn Simpson // January 6, 2016

Case Shiller Home Prices

The news story started this way, “2015 said farewell with reports on Case Shiller home prices, pending home sales, and consumer confidence. The details: Case-Shiller Home Prices Post Double Digit Gains in October According to Case-Shiller’s 20 City Home Price Index, Denver, Colorado, Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, California tied for the highest home price […]


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