This Week in Financial Blunders: Smokes, Brains and Fugitives

This Week in Financial Blunders: Smokes, Brains and Fugitives

2014! The start of the New Year is always about making a clean start – rising from the ashes of the previous year and soaring with excitement into the New Year like a baby phoenix. Unfortunately, not everyone shares the same sentiments and some instead begin the New Year with a big, dumb mistake. See who’s already shot themselves in the foot in 2014 with This Week in Financial Blunders.

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This YEAR in Financial Blunders

This YEAR in Financial Blunders

My word, what a year for financial blunders. Well, technically “This Week in Financial Blunders” hasn’t been running for a full year, but the Zing Blog would be ill-advised not to include a “best of” list like every other publication in the blogosphere. Unfortunately, only people who work at Freddie Mac would read a “Top 12 Biggest Moves in the Primary Mortgage Market Survey” blog, so instead we’ve compiled our six favorite financial blunders from the past year. The biggest, weirdest, saddest and funniest are all here, so read them and weep. Weep for joy or sadness, whichever you prefer.

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Opportunity Detroit: It’s Cold in the D

Opportunity Detroit: It’s Cold in the D

Cold weather has arrived in Detroit so don’t forget to chill out by tuning into WJR-760 AM every Friday night at 7 p.m. Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Stephen Luigi Piazza (Quicken Loans) are the stars of the Opportunity Detroit Radio Show where you can get hip to what’s going on in and around the Motor City.

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Opportunity Detroit: Get Plugged In

Opportunity Detroit: Get Plugged In

Opportunity Detroit is dedicated to showcasing Detroit’s gems and improving the region through thoughtful conversations with those committed to seeing Detroit’s revitalization. The show features business leaders, community advocates and everyday citizens who are enthusiastic and passionate for taking the lead in our city’s transformation.

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This Week in Financial Blunders: Junk Food

This Week in Financial Blunders: Junk Food

The biggest financial blunder one can do in their personal life is typically junk food-related. That late night fast food run, pizza order or tub of ice cream always sounds like a great idea at the time, but it ends up thinning out the wallet and plumping your waist line. That’s why, in this edition of This Week in Financial Blunders, we focus on business struggle in the world of junk food.

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