The 10 Most Expensive iPhone Apps of 2010

I don’t think I’m alone when I say that I hate paying for iPhone apps.  I know it doesn’t make much sense, but I reflexively think all my digital content should be free.  I even struggled to pay $.99 for the Angry Birds app—which I admit now, was well worth the cost. My illogical loathing […]

Westlake Texas and the Richest Cities in America

Photo: Jonas Brothers’ Westlake Home I recently passed through Austin, Texas on a road trip from California to North Carolina. Many of the suburbs surrounding the city were impressive in their beauty and wealth.  None, however, can rival the town of Westlake, Texas in terms of the affluence of its inhabitants. This Dallas suburb, with […]

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 […]