Candy in a Sour Economy

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There certainly are some dark clouds hanging over our struggling economy. And that depressing economic news has Americans cutting spending and agonizing about the future. But it may be time to take in a strong dose of positive thinking and look for the silver lining.

For example, one major impact of the global economic slowdown is the dramatic drop in the price of oil—bringing you lower gas prices. Home values have plummeted. But that means you can ask for a re-assessment to pay lower property taxes. Also people, who were priced out of a home in the boom years, can now buy at a price they can afford.  read more »