If a financial blunder is incredibly small and no one is there to see it, does it really happen? Well, in our technological age it’s pretty unlikely that would happen. It’s hard to avoid any type of public embarrassment in the age of social media and camera phones. But sometimes a financial atrocity is so large it obstructs your view of it entirely. That’s why in this edition of This Week in Financial Blunders, we focus on mishaps of incredible size, globally and physically.
Can you believe next week we’ll be saying hasta la vista to summer, and hello to fall weather? This may be good news if you’ve had a busy, fun-filled summer and accomplished everything on your to-do list for the warmest season of the year! But if you’re like me and most of the 100 people I polled last week, you definitely aren’t ready to say goodbye yet. In an email survey, I asked: What have you neglected to do all summer long and still want to cross off your do list?
This week’s Opportunity Detroit radio will spotlight a new company that is a popular choice for online food deliveries, a new organization dedicated to increasing volunteerism in Detroit and will feature a downtown businessman who has opened a new commercial and residential real estate brokerage. Don’t forget to tune in this Friday evening, August 23, at 7:00 p.m. ET for all that and more!
We all have our favorite forms of entertainment and they all have their own set of pros and cons. The common thread is the people distributing them: they don’t always make the best decisions. See what flubs happened on this edition of This Week in Financial Blunders.
Every few months, I find myself cleaning rooms and shelves around my house in an effort to declutter. It feels like I can never keep up, but that’s not the point. What is the point is that when I gather things together I usually end up donating them to local charities or thrift stores. After you’ve gone through your home and gathered up what you want to donate, you probably stuff it all in a bag or box and drop it off at the thrift shop. Before throwing it into the box, you should consider the following points when donating used things to charity.
Getting a home appraisal is an important and thorough part of the home loan process that leaves many overwhelmed. Fear no more! VP of Mortgage Operations at Quicken Loans, Mike Lyon, will guide you through everything you need to know about home appraisals.
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.
When an individual messes up, few notice. When a massive company makes a mistake, the whole world it there to watch. Read This Week in Financial Blunders to see how big companies have faltered this week.
Who doesn’t admire Indiana Jones? I don’t think we can necessarily call Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Stephen Luigi Piazza (Quicken Loans) explorers, but they’re definitely good at discovering little-known gems in and around Detroit. They host a weekly show on WJR-760 AM that features the people making a positive impact on the city! Here’s a rundown for tonight’s show.
Hello, August! The Opportunity Detroit Radio Show is jam-packed with new and interesting guests all month long! Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Stephen Luigi Piazza (Quicken Loans) host their show on WJR-760 AM featuring the who’s who of Detroit! If you want to be “in the know,” then plan on tuning in every Friday night. Here’s a rundown for tonight’s show.