NetBank Fails, Underscores Importance of FDIC Limits

In case you haven’t heard, online savings bank NetBank was shut down by the Office of Thrift Supervision this past Friday. Apparently, weak underwriting standards on subprime mortgages played a central role in their failure, and in August they were delisted from the Nasdaq Stock Market. As of right now, visitors to NetBank’s website are […]


Our Home Renovations: The Beginning

I’ve written previously about that fact that we’ve been thinking about adding on to our house. Well, we’ve decided to go ahead with the addition, and our contractor will be taking the first tangible steps this morning when he tears out our old deck. As I noted previously, we’re adding on off the back, thereby […]