Reviving brands that aren’t quite forgotten…

“A growing group of entrepreneurs are bringing back product names – Clearly Canadian, Polaroid, Nuprin – that have fallen by the wayside, but that shoppers just might remember.” Read More Here.

Perfect 10? Never Mind That. Ask Her for Her Credit Score.

“Her musings were suddenly interrupted when her date asked a decidedly unromantic question: ‘What’s your credit score?’ Read More Here.

 

NY Post / Boomers Are A Bust To Marketers

“They were the original darlings of Madison Avenue, a generation of 80 million that made marketers think young. But lately baby boomers have been feeling a little neglected.” Read More Here.

A Risky Lifeline for Seniors Is Costing Some Their Homes

“Now, as the vast baby boomer generation heads for retirement and more seniors grapple with dwindling savings, the newly minted Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is working on new rules that could mean better disclosure for consumers and stricter supervision of lenders. More than 775,000 of such loans are outstanding, according to the federal government.” Read More Here

Do too many people own too much Apple stock?

“Even some of Apple stock’s biggest fans are wondering if the company is starting to lose some of its competitive edge, now that it’s a corporate titan. Rodgers says he doesn’t think Apple, under the guidance of co-founder Steve Jobs, would have released the iPhone 5 with such egregious problems with its mapping feature. And Habif laments the company’s recent decision to change the port on its iPhone.” Read More Here

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