Are you a perfectionist?

“Does any of this sound familiar? The desire to feel good, appear skilled, and be competent is not the problem—and it’s completely understandable to want to avoid feeling embarrassed, clumsy, or out of your depth. Besides, who doesn’t want others to see them as intelligent, athletic, musically talented, and so on? But how do we go about achieving this?”

This is an excerpt from an article I just recently read called, “The Real Curse of Being a Perfectionist.” I have a feeling that I am not the only person who can relate to this, so I wanted to share. [Read the full story...]

Treasury Bill Rates Rise – Good or Bad?

The interest rate on six-month Treasury bills rose at Monday’s weekly treasury auction after falling to an all-time low last week. The rate on three-month bills also rose.

The Treasury Department auctioned $29 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.020 percent, up from 0.010 percent last week. Last week’s level was the lowest since rates averaged 0.005 percent on Dec. 8, 2008, during the financial crisis. Then, like now, investors were seeking the safety of U.S. Treasury debt. [Read the full story...]

Deloitte & Touche sued for $7.6 billion in mortgage fraud case

A pair of lawsuits filed Monday claim that Deloitte & Touche LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting firms, should pay $7.6 billion in damages for failing through years of audits to detect massive fraud at a now-defunct Florida mortgage company. [Read full story...]