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Chrysler LLC To Idle Plants For A Month

The credit crisis continues to adversely affect the North American market, with reports that new car buyers are continuing to find it difficult to obtain credit to finance their new car purchases. As... Click through to The Motor Report for the full article. [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 10:01:47

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Will Detroit's Loss Be Japan's Gain?

As anyone who has picked up a newspaper recently can tell you, Detroit’s “Big Three” auto makers are in trouble. So much trouble, in fact, that they might soon be known as the “Bankrupt Three.” On December 2, the three crippled American car producers issued a report to Congress essentially showing [more...]

Date: 2008-12-07 08:35:59

Hit me Congress, One More Time: Bailing Out the Auto Industry by Walter Brasch

December 8, 2008 — dandelionsalad by Walter Brasch featured writerDandelion Saladwww.walterbrasch.com Dec ... . Equally as important, Consumer Reports has consistently given cars produced by foreign-owned ... caused by the sub-prime loan fiasco and the reality that credit is now tight for most Americans [more...]

Date: 2008-12-08 15:49:59

Subaru's unexciting road to success

So what is it about Subaru? Their cars don’t get eye-popping fuel economy. They’re an also-ran in California, the nation’s biggest car market ... from Consumer Reports. It’s a package that attracts a high-income demographic of college-educated professionals [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 02:32:50

LifeLock can even protect you from skeezy relatives

I saw a news story today about a guy in Muncie, Ind. who’s been getting calls about late payments on his new Jeep Cherokee ... a new car purchase on his credit report, or get a call from a prospective creditor like he would ... credit and your clean-as-a-whistle background check. Don’t wait for one of these losers to come [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 20:15:34

Big Oil Will Shine Again When Crude Shoots To $200

Crude oil prices slipped below $60 a barrel yesterday, taking the black goo to a 20-month low. But that doesn’t change the fundamentals ... . Oil companies may not be as vulnerable to the economic crisis and credit crunch as car manufacturers ... declines. A new report from the International Energy Agency says that oil companies will have to spend [more...]

Date: 2008-11-12 12:33:04

International stock market quotations 16 January 2009

International stock market quotations 16 January 2009 Frankfurt - The following index quotations were noted on the world's major stock markets:.. ... bourses plunge on losses by global markets, Gaza war » IMF warns against credit crunch ... » British adventurer hopes to reach Timbuktu in flying car » Report: Yahoo to name Bartz new [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 17:57:04

New Year, Better Credit Score: Post 3

stockxpertcom_id12723501_size0-743295.jpg So FICO has branded you with a not-so-desirable credit score and you have made the resolution to bring ... month.  Remember also, not all debt is bad.  Items like mortgages and car loans on your credit report ... and see if they will take the late payment off so it doesn’t show up on your credit report [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 15:55:57

NRMLA Questions Validity of Consumer Reports Reverse Mortgage Investigation

When researching a product, be it a flat-screen television or a car, many of us often turn to Consumer Reports for an evaluation of what is available.   But after reading their reporting on reverse mortgages in the September 2009 issue (“Reversals of fortune: The next financial fiasco?  Can it be reverse mortgages”), one has to question whether there is any validity to anything that ever appears in the magazine. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-03 18:18:01

How To Purchase A Used Car

How To Purchase A Used Car 14 January 2009 Buying a used car is a bit trickier than buying a new car although you can follow most of the same ... of information online. Check the car manufacturers web site, consumer reports and the edmunds.com. ... or to your credit union before you go shopping and see how much money they’ll be able to lend [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 10:12:37

Recognizing a Credit Repair Scam

by David Wada Companies target consumers with poor credit histories all the time, making promises to fix their credit report so they can get their dream car, a bigger home, health ... is, these companies cannot deliver an improved credit report using the ‘unique’ tactics they promote [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:06:09

Credit Suisse: “Crashing the Bailout Party; December Sales Pace Seen 10.0 - 10.3M”

The analysts at Credit Suisse (CS) get no points for predicting the continued cratering of the U.S. car market full report after the jump ... . But one has to wonder just what in the Hell GM was thinking when it predicted 12m unit sales in the U.S. as late as late summer. No matter how you cut ... [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 18:36:30

Gap Flips Switch On 1 Megawatt Solar Power System

click to view video » Miller Recycles 99.9% of Packaging Waste Credit Crunch Could Hurt Mitsubishi’s Eco-Car Push ... Association Publishes Sustainability Report Manufacturing Greening the Apparel Supply Chain: Tapping [more...]

Date: 2008-10-10 22:33:05

How I Spent My MouseFest - An Epic Tale

(Lisa clears her throat) How I Spent My MouseFest by Lisa K. Berton ( ... and looks back down at her report.) Wednesday I packed up my car with my suitcase, a carry-on bag ... at the clock so that I could break free and head to the airport on time. Finally, the clock struck 2:30 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 10:15:11

How To Contact Creditors To Help With Credit Repair

Good credit has become nearly a necessity these days. Credit has become almost essential to buying a car or a home ( ... it a credit reporting agency, who then records it on your credit history. A tarnished credit report can be tough to clean up, as most negative items will remain stay on your report for seven years [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:57:12

Retail Sales Tank

Click for a larger imageThanks to Calculated Risk for the chartFrom Bloomberg:Sales at U.S ... of credit led Americans to cut back on everything from eating out to car purchases.The 2.7 percent ... s report showed declines in 11 of the 13 major categories tracked by the government, led by a 16 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 15:16:00

Find Your Perfect Auto Loan Deal Online

by John Brennan Recently the credit market has tightened its neuse and causing a major concern with all potential new car buyers ... use a unique credit report only available to the auto industry called the “Fico Auto Industry Option ... , Experian, and Transunion. One good tip of advice is to research your credit report and credit score [more...]

Date: 2008-12-09 12:05:04

California Crime Victim Office Budget Cut Would Be Pennywise and Pound Foolish

By a California Voter and a Victim of Crime [Editor’s note: We rarely publish anonymous articles ... . Children cannot play freely in their neighborhoods. We check our credit reports. We lock our cars [more...]

Date: 2008-07-21 14:25:37

Testing the Top Five Car Insurance Myths

When I first started driving, I was amazed at how much car insurance cost ... to report the 25 year old rate drop myth is in fact very true. Myth #1: Rates Drop Significantly After [more...]

Date: 2008-10-01 14:12:10

More miscellanous roundup--Internet spying, car fraud and more

Over at Slashdot, an item reports that Wikileaks has posted an internal British Telecom report on the secret trials of the extremely controversial ... Reporting Act's prohibition on using credit reports for target marketing would offer consumers ... advertising based on a user's browsing habits."FTC has a new website on telephone fraud [more...]

Date: 2008-06-05 22:00:33

Turning No Credit Into Great Credit In Just 8 Months

by Jim Bransby We all deal with having to start our credit history from zero at some point in time ... for a house and a car, and I needed all three credit agencies to report that my credit was excellent ... , I tried to apply for a credit card, only to find out that no one would extend me credit because [more...]

Date: 2008-08-26 15:20:30

Charles Schwab Dumped Me *sniffle* *sob*

So you may remember from my last post on Schwab (My Morning Threesome with Schwab and Sergio which can also be found via Google by searching Schwab ... payment refreshed the debt on my credit report. Nice, right? Ok, there was also the one day car ... that told me my credit was craptacular and, as a result, they canceled all the accounts shortly [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 00:32:00

Credit Repair Help - It’s Not As Hard As You Think!

by Mark Alison It’s hard to live with bad credit. You need credit to lease a house or car ... . We need to then know what’s in your credit report. There are three credit card companies, Equifax, Experian, and Trans Union. There are many places to go that will get you a report from all three [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 23:24:12


"Wasn't this kind of decline inevitable?"Home prices skyrocketed over the last eight years to unheard of highs ... in debt. That includes home, car, credit cards, student loans, etc. According to the same report [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 18:05:00

Hudson City Savings Bank CD Rates

Hudson City Savings Bank CD Rates Mandatory 401K Withdrawals Suspended? ... Account Financing a Car Purchase Online Banking Getting a Copy of Your Credit Report Imperial ... of America 3 Month CD Rate Get $50 from TradeKing FDIC List of Troubled Banks and the Texas Ratio [more...]

Date: 2008-12-14 14:16:18

CD Calculator

CD Calculator AIG Bank High Yield Money Market Account eBank 1 Year Certificate of Deposit Rate Bank of Internet 3 ... a Car Purchase Online Banking Getting a Copy of Your Credit Report Imperial Capital Bank CD Rates [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 20:48:14

DrumBeat: August 24, 2008

U.S. and Global Economies Slipping in Unison Economic trouble has spread far beyond the United States to major countries in Europe and Asia, ... , while car and airplane travel is expected to decline, according to a report released Friday [more...]

Date: 2008-08-24 14:03:04

Troubles With Delinquent US Auto Loans

According to recent reports, the number of auto loan delinquencies is on the increase ... , keeping up on car and truck loans has become difficult if not impossible for some. The report, submitted by Experian Automotive, states that there are now almost $25 million in past due auto loans [more...]

Date: 2008-10-20 16:25:04

The Best of August 2008

August was a great month here at FiveCentNickel, thanks in large part to contributions from readers such as yourself ... for Your Car-Buying Dollar Quicken 2009 Discounts Five Ways to Get Your Credit Report for Free ING ... Qualifying for an FHA Home Loan A Peek Inside Our FNBO Direct Online Savings Account Is Your Credit Union [more...]

Date: 2008-09-02 03:01:56

Good news, bucking the trend and the 3 P’s

As usual in any new year there seems to be lots of customers out there buying lots of cars but hold on aren’t we supposed to be in a recession? ... of used cars and writing finance business to support it then we will obviously report ... in trouble long before the “credit crunch” and talk [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 14:08:09

Outlook Worsening for US Transportation Companies

A rapidly deteriorating U.S. economy, slowing growth worldwide, ... , the report notes. Around half of the rating outlooks for North American trucking, car rental ... and credit market dislocations are stepping up the pressure on North American transportation [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 19:05:32

The new president's stimulating faith in economic witchcraft

Could somebody tell me who convinced Mr. Spare Change You Can Believe In that running up the credit cards is a brilliant way to resolve our economic ... the astronomical costs of the economic bailout were taken into account, according to an annual report released ... now on digging and filling holes, organic faerie-dust-powered cars and free-range IRS [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 21:25:33

Washington - Distracted Drivers Are a Safety Hazard on King County Highways

During Wednesday morning’s commute an off duty trooper observed an erratically driven BMW passenger car in the northbound lanes of SR-167 in Auburn.The off duty trooper reported the vehicle as he was certain the driver was impaired as he was watching him for over 3 miles drift in and out of his lane, driving on the shoulder, and at times taking up 2 lanes of travel. It turned out that the driver hadn’t had a drop of alcohol, but instead was reading the daily newspaper while driving to his destination. [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 19:19:06

Maserati is too Sexy (and Smart) for the Recession

Maserati_pic_iii The Big Three should take a page out Maserati???s book ... ? Some credit Maserati???s indestructabe sales numbers to a unique, striking image. "It is a car ... Scuderia.??? Richard Lee, Chairman and CEO, stated: "I am again pleased to report continued [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 20:14:30

Car(e)less in LA, The Wong Sans Wheels Chronicles #9: Zipcrap

Argh! How did Zipcar manage to ruin my Sunday? I've had an hour and half to calm down ( ... .) 2. Sometimes the cars have hubcaps missing or expired tags. (Though, to their credit, if you report [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 18:06:52

US Vehicle Miles Traveled Drop 3.7% In May; Experts Think Could Possibly Be Related To Higher Gas Prices Or Something [I Feel Gassy]

According to a report from the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, Americans drove 3.7% less in May 2008 than in May 2007 ... like it then just swim your ass back to Russia, ya commie. Green Car Congress; Photo Credit: Free-StockPhotos.com ... particularly significant as a big vacation travel time. The report notes the decline is primarily [more...]

Date: 2008-07-29 13:40:00

ChryCo CEO Denies No Free Credit (Report Dot Com Baby)

In an email to the troops , Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli's denying The Wall Street Journal report that ChryCo's re-fi of $30b of short-term, car-loan-backed debt may not go down. If that happens– I mean, doesn't happen– Chrysler [more...]

Date: 2008-07-22 16:36:40

Mistakes Can Be Corrected, But Not Always

How many times have we heard of someone who felt they had made a bad deal or a bad payment plan choice? ... the asking for your credit report, check whether there was no dispute over the title deed and others ... =http://www.yourloanservices.com/bad-credit-car-loan-online.html car loan /URL or whatever it may [more...]

Date: 2008-11-29 19:41:30

Real Car Deals for Those Ready to Buy Now

If you are in a position to afford or be able to finance a new car now, you may soon have the pick of the litter ... the possibility of errors on your report. Take advantage of your free annual credit report and check over every bit of information contained on your report. Credit scores that were once thought to be perfect [more...]

Date: 2008-11-13 15:22:23

Which cars cost more (or less) to insure?

Which cars cost more (or less) to insure? Among the biggest factors determining your auto insurance rate is the kind of car you drive. Differences among models can translate to hundreds of dollars a year. Mortgage Loan Basics ... retailers report horrible holiday shopping seasons. But markets recover from early losses ahead [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 08:19:06

Couldn’t Help But Comment (011309, Morning)

The New York Times wouldn’t be in serious financial trouble if, instead of inventing stories to hurt people it didn’t like, it had employed more on-the-scene reporting like this (HT Taranto at Best of the Web) over the past seven years (bolds are mine): A car arrived (at Shifa Hospital in Gaza) with more patients [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 13:13:07

Today's News From the Cars.com Family

Ask.cars.com takes a question from a car buyer who’s looking for a full-size SUV that sits relatively low to the ground. Then, PickupTrucks.com reports from the Barrett-Jackson auction, where Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s “Big Red” Silverado went for a whopping $80,000. Finally, MotherProof.com has one of its final reports [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 22:11:55

Twitter Terror

I was amused to read that a draft Army intelligence report identified micro-blogging service Twitter as a potential tool for terrorists ... are our tools: sneakers, sandwiches, credit cards, cars, steak knives, box cutters, cameras, cell phones ... by millions of people every day for wonderful purposes, so we haven’t pursued restrictions on, or monitori [more...]

Date: 2008-10-27 15:12:22

A 1988 Template Into The Future – Educational Trends

I was about 10 years old. I had just finished a science fiction story that had flying cars,food everywhere and dome housing ... change our society in the years to come. I have a copy of the 1988 report with some interesting ... go then read this report from George Mason University.Allison Ohle, gained experience working [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 13:21:00

Tips For Buying New Car

Most people can not plop down the cash to buy a new car outright. That means most of us finance new vehicles ... the finance guys at a dealer claim they have an “official” report that grossly undercuts your credit score ... online, or getting a loan from your bank. That last option is worth a serious look. Most dealers [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 05:02:50

US retail sales, eurozone industrial production fall

Wednesday brought yet more gloomy economic data. Bloomberg reports that US consumers are cutting back on spending. Sales at U.S ... of credit led Americans to cut back on everything from car purchases to eating out. The 2.7 percent slump ... in 1992, the Commerce Department said today in Washington... Excluding gas, retail sales fell 1.4 percent [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 00:21:48

Oregon's mileage tax proposal

A few days ago I was intrigued by a couple news stories about Oregon's proposal to tax mileage instead of gas ... the lengthy report from the Oregon Department of Transportation that came out in 2007. In it, they discuss ... . Monitoring boxes were installed in the cars to keep track of the mileage, and a couple participating gas [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 04:59:00

Things to Consider Before Availing Car Loans

Everyone has a dream to own a car. Cars have become a basic need in our life ... interest rates, a secured loan is a good option • Get hold of your credit report to avoid the chance ... to keep your property at risk, then go for unsecured loans. Many people having poor credit history [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 11:53:13

Credit Repair Help - It’s Not As Hard As You Think!

by Mark Alison It’s hard to live with bad credit. You need credit to lease a house or car ... to get your credit back in good standing, some sacrifice should be made. Equifax, Experian, and Trans Union are the three credit reporting agencies that report to FICO. FICO is who keeps your credit score [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 22:13:40

FBI wants records from travel data aggregators

Ryan Singel of Wired News has reported that documents (see the links to some of them at the end of the Wired story) provided in response to requests under the Freedom of Information Act show that the FBI’s National Security Branch “National Security Analysis Center” (NSAC) has obtained a variety of commercial travel records from hotel chains and franchisers, car rental companies, and the operator of the financial clearinghouse for most airline tickets (and some other travel services) issued or [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 16:42:58

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