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Archive for September, 2008

Yay, I’m so excited!! All right guys, tonight will kickstart my official “HP Freshman 15″ Hewlett Packard Laptop Giveaway.  This fabulous prize comes fully loaded and will be given to one lucky participant on October 5th. This Broke-Ass Prize Package includes; HP Pavilion dv7t series notebook HP xb4 Media Docking Station HP 500GB Pocket Media [...]

… and whatever you do, for God’s sake, don’t think!! (because we do the thinking for you.) Love, Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman of a Central Bank Henry Paulson, US Treasury Secretary and former Chairman and Chief Executive of Goldman Sachs =^..^=

Oh, you guys. This is way cool. Hewlett Packard has generously donated fifteen Pavilion Laptops to different college websites to give away to one lucky reader, and Broke-Ass Student has been included in the giveaway. Keep your eyeballs glued to these fifteen sites over the next few weeks for your chance to win a shiny [...]

Ahh, the whispers of wisdom reflected throughout history. Our Founding Fathers were some pretty smart cookies and here are a few morsels handed down through the ages worth savouring. ~¤~¤~ Judge the future by the past. – Patrick Henry (1736-1799) No generation has a right to contract debts greater than can be paid off during [...]

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said the U.S. financial system, dependent upon securitization rather than traditional bank loans, is broken, and may contribute to the weakest expansion since the 1930s. Volcker Says Finance System `Broken,’ Losses May Rise The Bloomberg News September 5, 2008 This bright new system, this practice in the United States, [...]

I couldn’t help but laugh at this little nugget. =^..^=

Matty and I decided we needed to get away for a bit so we packed up the car and headed to Presque Isle, Pennsylvania to soak in some sun-drenched beach fun. Sometimes it just feels good to recharge and step away from all the stress and mundaneness for a few days. We stuffed the car [...]