The 10 Most Expensive Cars in the World

Can you imagine antique sports cars that can sell in sums measured in millions of dollars? The most expensive  sports car sale was in 1987 for $8.7 million. In today’s dollars, that’s closer to a whopping $16.21 million.! We’ll leave those one-of-a-kind gems aside for this article, and focus on the most expensive cars still […]


Do You Have Alien Abduction Insurance?

We’ve all heard of bizarre insurance policies. Jennifer Lopez insured her bottom; Heidi Klum insured her legs, and Bruce Springsteen took out a policy on his voice. (In their defense, each of those insured items is arguably an irreplaceable business asset.) Wealthy individuals are known to take out kidnapping insurance policies. If the family is […]


What is Tax Form 1040 Schedule M?

You probably haven’t been able to pick up a newspaper or magazine in the past year, or so much as flick past a news program on television or radio, without reading or hearing the word “stimulus.” What you may not have heard about is a stimulus-provided tax credit that you may qualify for. That credit […]


Understanding the Value of a Good P/E Ratio

On August 1 of this year I invested $25,000 in Ford (ticker: F) based largely on its low P/E Ratio (price to earnings ratio). In three months, the stock price has risen about 25%, bringing the value of my investment to more than $30,000. Of course, short term gains or losses are not the true […]


The DoughRoller Weekly RoundUp (Black Friday Sales UP from Last Year Edition)

According to ShopperTrak.com, a website that tracks the sales of more than 70,000 retail outlets across the country, American spent $10.69 billion this year on Black Friday.  When you compare that with spending $10.66 billion last year, you end up with a 0.3% increase. Now, that increase was a lot lower than what was expected, […]


You Don’t Need to Leave Home for Black Friday Savings

Thanksgiving is over. The pies and stuffing are all gone. You’re halfway to holiday weight gain. The fridge is stuffed with turkey leftovers that will make lunch sandwiches for the rest of December. Now you’re relaxing, while your mind rests on the one thing you’d rather avoid thinking about: Holiday gift shopping on Black Friday. […]