Morning Shots | September 9, 2010

Social Security cost of living adjustment suffers shrinkage. (KOTA) In this brave new world, the cost of living just keeps going down, down, down.

If you’ve got a 30-yr loan, now is a very good time to refinance. (KELO) When one considers that $150k at about 6% on a 30 yr note means you will pay about $325k, it is worth it to go with a 15 yr note if possible.

War in Afghanistan means deployment of more South Dakota troops. (Argus Leader) It is nice that they have some advance notice on this. Who knows what improvements the theater may see in the meantime.