Paying It Forward: Banks Donate Homes to Wounded Vets

Posted on 06/3/2014 by |Senior Editor, Money Team | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsJulie Barcheers is on her way to becoming a first-time homeowner without having to buy a house. The 55-year-old Army veteran participates in a program by the Military Warriors Support Foundation that matches those wounded in service with houses donated by major banks. Barcheers recently received the keys to a three-bedroom house in Carriere, Miss. If she pays the annual property taxes and meets other criteria, the house will be hers in three years — free of any mortgage. “For …

Grownup-Phobic NBC Kills “Harry’s Law”

Posted on 06/1/2012 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentSo, you wanna know what NBC thinks about you? Here’s network chairman Bob Greenblatt on the cancellation of the NBC’s most-watched drama, Harry’s Law: “Its audience skewed very old. It’s hard to monetize that.” Yes, it’s hard to monetize you. We’re so sorry, but NBC has a hard time selling you, as a viewer over 50, to advertisers. Simply put, NBC would rather put on a show that