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Housing Prices Are Still Going Down

Yes, dear reader, we are going where no man ever went before...into the wild. All around us is virgin territory. No one has ever been here before ... disappear in such a short time. The latest report from MSCI shows the planet's losses from the sell ... ! And this is just stocks. Reported write-downs, write-offs and credit losses have reached almost [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 03:55:42

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How To Get Moving and Stop Procrastinating

So which of your tasks or projects are you putting off at the moment? ... an important report to write at work that keeps getting sidelined in favor of answering emails. Maybe you’ve ... , chances are that the thing you’re putting off appears on it as something like: Write report [more...]

Date: 2008-10-16 13:10:51

How to Write Letters to Fix Your Credit Report

Credit letters While I went through bankruptcy, I forced myself to understand what impact the credit score and report had on my life ... my report that shouldn’t have been there. Cic also has a interesting write up on the ‘secrets ... ) for contacting debt collectors and original collectors. Credit Reporting agency Dispute letter (though [more...]

Date: 2008-08-11 19:56:17

Baruch College’s Schwartz Institute Featured in Higher Education Magazine Change-’Improving Communication is Everyone’s Responsibility’ by Fara Warner

In 2003, Terrence Martell, a finance professor at the City University of New York’s Baruch College, ... markets and commodities trading. But when he asked them to write a report explaining to a commodity ... ’s problem. Their report noted that the “majority of the cohort did not recognize the role [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 17:12:05

US Deficits, IMF Hypocrisy, China & You

Dear readers, never let it be said that my blog posts--rants if you're so inclined--are the product of mere creative writing ... ?" for nothing. The CBO report is here; the Peterson Foundation has more.Kindred at the University of North ... with me if, on the balance, I got far more things wrong than right. It is my sworn duty to report that I again [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 07:52:00

Bill 'Helping' Hillary to Become the Next Secretary of State

BY TAYLOR MARSH Well no kidding. Reporters have to write something, especially when facing the biggest story of the post-election season ... . But no doubt news outlets are grateful. Credit to the people over at Salon’s "War Room" for the most accurate headline of the day. As for "Obama’s first drama," David Corn needs to look in the mirror [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 17:18:02

THE FINTAG NEWSLETTER @ 01 December 2008

FINTAG COMMENT Shopping. Before Google (BG), analysts had to make phone calls and visit companies to be able to write research reports ... and just like the end of the dot com era, shirts and ties are back in fashion. So when I saw Bob Diamond's ... a barometer of overall holiday sales, which account for 25 to 40 percent of their annual sales [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 09:02:43

Moments of Fame

Mama Bear hosts the beloved Make It from Scratch Carnival this week at I’ve Got a Little Space to Fill, ... of much more august writings. For us intellectual cheapskates, Monevator reports that Stanford ... evidence to support that strategy. Credit Withdrawal hosts the 160th Festival of Frugality [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 19:11:47

“Swap” Inventor Blames Regulators for Financial Crisis

David Swensen, of Yale University Endowment investment management fame discusses the current state of the market and derivatives trading ... Clark from US News and World Report writes today: The Wall Street trader who invented the swap says ... for the Wall Street credit crunch. In the late 1970s, David Swensen took his new Yale doctorate [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 22:12:51

Ottawa Transit Strike: Day 38

If you followed our two-day, hours-long liveblog of City council proceedings that included 15 hours of in-camera meetings, ... (and maybe even if it doesn't) -- to write a report that explains to the union exactly ... the individual, it will take some time to get the report written. Hence the two-week minimum [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 14:56:25


by Rob Kosberg If you have learned that you are referred to in the financial world as a “credit risk” you will want to alter this and once again be ... your credit is a work in progress. Contact the credit bureaus in writing with a copy of the report ... Bureaus. There are 3 credit bureaus: Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. You are entitled to a free [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 00:20:13

American Household Debt Declines, Personal Saving Rate Increases

This morning, Karl sent me a link to a CNN/Money article that is simultaneously happy and sad: ... ever, based on data going back to 1952. According to a Federal Reserve report released Thursday ... choice. USA Today writes: The decline in household debt levels is evidence of the severe credit [more...]

Date: 2008-12-11 23:00:20

Tips About Credit Repair

By Mike Carbeck Many people mistakenly believe that they only need to go through an agency, for any hope of credit repair ... in writing for a copy of your credit report (You are entitled to one free report per year) 2.) A copy ... from another agency, and are not eligible for a free yearly report, you could also receive a letter [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 08:16:32

Beware Long-Term Cardholders With Perfect Payment Histories, Your Credit Lines May Be Slashed [Credit Cards]

Oliver paid off his Citibank platinum card on time, in full, every single month since 1989, ... up on his credit report. Oliver writes: I’ve been a Citibank Platinum cardholder since 1989 – that’s longer ... gleefully informs me that: “Sir, due to some recent negative information on your credit report we’ve [more...]

Date: 2008-07-20 19:00:00


by Rob Kosberg People who know they have “bad” credit and are a big “credit risk” are usually aware that something has to change with the way they ... you know they are errors and send this in writing (with a copy of the credit report) to any or all, if needed ... to have excellent credit. For more information check out Rob Kosbergs’ Detailed FREE Report [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 00:45:05

Free Credit Reports Now Available From the FTC

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has set up a new website (www.AnnualCreditReport.com) ... ) or by mail by writing to: Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281 ... report bureaus (Equifax, TransUnion and Experian). The FTC site was set up as part of the Fair [more...]

Date: 2008-11-04 19:30:27

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)

View the Trailer & Kevin James Interview ... . When he isn't writing reports about how to best ease the shopper foot traffic from Macy's to the specialty ... of criminals all eager to secure the credit card [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 21:48:56

The 11 Blunders of Hank Paulson

James Pethokoukis is the money and politics blogger for U.S. News & World Report, where he writes the monthly Capital Commerce magazine column ... Paulson has done or endorsed has worsened the credit crisis and sent stocks reeling.” [more...]

Date: 2008-11-18 16:12:43

Bank bail-outs

Bank bail-outsBack for moreBank of America and Citigroup report awful results, ... primarily by write-downs in its capital-markets divisions, although the credit risks in its loan books ... of public money was made available on Friday, in the form of a $20 billion capital injection [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 17:04:00

Permanent Link to Get busy now if you want an internship for next summer

Get busy now if you want an internship for next summer November 25th, ... THE BIRMINGHAM NEWS Location: Birmingham, Ala. What they need: Designer/copy editor Terms: 10-12 ... to report, write and research. Terms: Full-time, May through August. $500 per week, plus academic [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 22:31:34

Brown picks a Hampton

Brown picks a Hampton (Thursday 13 November 2008) ... about rejecting the "dogma of unbridled free-market forces" in the banking crisis were mostly ... . Back in 2006, Brown got Hampton to write a report on deregulation. Sir Philip's paper was formally [more...]

Date: 2008-11-14 11:01:58

Learn To Build and Manage Your Credit, While You’re Young

Everyone tells you that these are the best years of your life ... credit bureaus—Experian, TransUnion, Equifax. Your financial activities dictate your FICO (Fair Isaac ... established credit. Bounced checks mess up your credit report, so use that check-writing feature wisely [more...]

Date: 2008-08-16 03:56:51

Marchel’s picks - Websites about surviving the recession.

We just heard that we are officially in a recession; although the powers that be say it officially started over a year ago.  I have been writing post about useful web sites as reported by PC World.  I am continuing on my with my series and these are about websites to help us survive the recession [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 02:52:26

How to Get a Job By Shooting Up a Church

By David Swanson Imagine being so angry that you couldn't find a job that you were able to decide, as a man in Tennessee just did, ... ineffectively) workers' rights, union rights, and fair trade, who oppose NAFTA, oppose tax breaks ... report completely playing along with your delusion, and writing: "Although individual Unitarian [more...]

Date: 2008-07-29 01:00:27

Transforming lives in the Shimla Hills

The hills of Shimla are rich and fertile. All major agricultural products are grown here, including  wheat, rice, pulses, potatoes, ginger, ... Hills. Kallol Bhattacherjee of The Week writes this extensive report on Subhash Mendhapurkar and how [more...]

Date: 2008-12-15 06:23:00


By some estimates the total cost of Barack Obama’s campaign promises could come to $2 trillion ... like excerpts from an espionage report. They write about the most mundane aspects of his life, including [more...]

Date: 2008-12-13 03:19:21

News Digest 8/12/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

According to Reuters, JP Morgan (JPM) lost $1.5 billion in July. Reuters writes the UBS (UBS) ... . Reuters reports that Countrywide faces an FTC investigation. The Wall Street Journal reports ... to tighten credit for businesses and consumers. The Wall Stree Journal reports that S&P cut [more...]

Date: 2008-08-12 07:52:17

Latest News in Goverment Grants and Debt Relief - Jan 06, 2009

Obama supports $300-billion tax-cut plan - Globe and Mail 6 Jan 2009 at 4:29am Fake Name from Canada writes: ... As the global financial crisis deepens, Report on Business writers examine and explain the turmoil in credit and stock markets. Here, we answer your questions daily, with the most recent at the top [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 12:26:07

Random Weekend Reader

SINCE I’M BROKE and the economy has been tanking I’ve been perusing a lot of economics blogs ... , ways to avoid medical bankruptcy, and how to write letters to fix your credit report. Cons: many [more...]

Date: 2008-10-19 00:46:18


COUPLES + MONEY | September 12th 2008 "As belts tighten, tempers flare", writes Joanna Moorhead in "Couples + Money" ... to a report by Michael Burda of the Humboldt University of Berlin and others, men do 313 minutes ... of Simon Fraser University, using Canadian prices. For men, it is about 20% less. Marriage, it seems [more...]

Date: 2008-09-12 15:20:13

Chinese Central Bank to Test Program to Settle Trade in Yuan Rather Than Dollars

While it would be easy to dismiss this move by the People's Bank of China to inch away from dollar based invoicing, ... be fading. A UBS Investment Research report says that while it would be wrong to write off the U.S. dollar ... - is likely to cause the dollar to lose reserve currency status entirely.” The UBS report maintains [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 07:03:40

An Ad Warning

Dear friends, It is with a heavy heart that I write this entry ... are a scam. We’ve had reports from readers of illegal debit/credit card transactions, phone numbers [more...]

Date: 2008-12-05 11:36:28

Take A Load Off Fannie!

Since this is probably the last free quarterly Charleston Market Report I have been thinking hard about what to write about ... should be Phony Mae and Fraudy Mac. No I can not take credit for these nicknames. I ask [more...]

Date: 2008-07-29 22:14:00

Ripples from Chase. Banks in the news, and not in a good way

Here is a job listing just in time for all those great folks at Chase Chase’s exit from wholesale left brokers searching the rate sheets in their ... up-front fees for application, credit report and appraisal with the thinking being “once a customer writes a check, even for a nominal amount, they are motivated to stay put”. And successful [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 14:34:13

The Spirit: Doomed From the Start?

Several months ago, when it was announced that they’re going to adapt The Spirit for the movies, I was totally appalled ... had been given too much credit for Sin City and 300, both of which he only had a part in writing ... , Hellboy), and Fodder (Almost all of the movies we report are being based on indie comics that you read [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 14:56:02

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

Retail Sales Disappoint

Retail Sales Disappoint Contrarian Profits Writes: Retail sales disappoint… ... dropped 2.7 percent according to yesterday’s report from the Commerce Department. The falling home prices, rising job losses, and tighter credit have all combined to finally force US consumers [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:56:29

WWDC 2008 journal (part 1)

By Mike Morton, Google Mac Team Every year, Google engineer Mike Morton becomes intrepid reporter Mike Morton as he ventures to Apple’s Worldwide ... of the conference, so he writes about other important observations and juicy details: how the crowd behaves ... report on WWDC 2008. If I’d thought about it, I would have realized ahead of time that this [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:06:45

Frank Rich on His 'Extracurricular Activity'

rich_frank_credit_fred_conrad_tggghe_new_yo.jpg Frank Rich has always been ahead of the game when it comes to embracing the Internet in his weekly ... been his decision to initiate comments (or monitor them) it had been his decision to include links in his writing ... , from the Labor Department or a poll or an economic report, why not link to the [more...]

Date: 2008-12-03 19:20:41

Ask the Administrator: Institutional Research

An occasional correspondent writes: Let's say you get a piece of paper with a report, pie chart, etc.on it that presents some pieces of information.  Maybe it's from the registrar, saying [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 11:09:00

Refreshing Change of Pace: Boston Herald Attacks Sarah Palin

-By Warner Todd Huston I admit it. My headline was a sarcastic slam on the Boston Herald ... up writing rants for teenaged girl’s MySpace pages for a living. Eagan is ostensibly reporting ... , no one with any credibility imagines that the press is innocently reporting the news where it concerns Sarah Palin [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 12:29:10

Deals of the Day: AIG CEO Asks Why Citi Gets All the Good Bailouts

Compiled by Stephen Grocer and Heidi Moore Deals of the Day gathers all the biggest news of the morning related to mergers and acquisitions, ... Sachs is likely to report a loss of as much as $2 billion as it faces write-downs in several areas. WSJ [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 13:01:53

Economy Dangerously Close to Complete Meltdown

By Ben Cohen ... Krugman writes:1. The economy is falling fast. We'll see what tomorrow's employment report says ... and earnings news will be much worse than expected. The credit crunch will get worse, with de­leveraging [more...]

Date: 2008-12-05 07:12:42

Bretton Woods Inc - Bounced check/overdraft fees paid by state

Because you write about state-specific issues, thought you may like to see a new report that details the amount of bank and credit union NSF/ODP ... ;STORY=/www/story/01-12-2009/0004953295&EDATE= Banks and Credit Unions Collect ... by banks and credit unions in 2008. The research by bank strategist G. Michael Flores reveals the amount [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 15:02:23

Media Digest 10/23/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

According to Reuters, former Citigroup (C) CEO Sandy Weill may start a fund to invest in distressed financial companies ... Street Journal writes that credit card losses will get worse next year. The Wall Street Journal reported that lay-offs rose sharply in September. The Wall Street Journal reports that Credit Suisse [more...]

Date: 2008-10-23 08:01:23

An affiliate program I chose not to join

In general, I like to maintain a positive outlook on life and I rarely write posts that contain negative comments about companies and people I don’t ... Five Pillar Affiliate Report, more on that in a later post, and had left the TV on as background noise ... or annual check and don’t care about getting a lump sum, especially when that lump sum is a lot [more...]

Date: 2008-08-25 03:37:26

Is there any point going to university if you can't get a job afterwards?

John O'Leary writes... "Employment prospects for graduates are the worst for two decades, according to a new report ... undergraduate overdraft and the part-time work needed to keep it in check may both be harder to come ... into permanent employment for many of the graduates involved. Two of my own children got their first jobs [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 09:54:59

Mumbai - Only The Beginning! It's the Two C's!

A ring of truth? Yes, an overstatement to make a valid point ... .)Congressional panel to release report suggesting a "dirty bomb" coming our way by 2013. As I have been writing [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 14:12:00

Freee Credit Report to Help You Ride Through Difficult Financial Time

Well, please allow me to take a moment off to write something that is not directly related to the stock market ... people by giving away FREEE credit report. What Is a Credit Report? A credit report is a record ... , you can obtain a Freee credit report now. However, this only limits to US residents only [more...]

Date: 2008-11-09 15:22:28

Crisis Analyses Must Assume We’re All Idiots By WALTER E. WILLIAMS

Crisis Analyses Must Assume We’re All Idiots By WALTER E ... and free markets. Professor David Henderson, a research fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, writes about regulation in “Are We Ailing From Too Much Deregulation?” in the Cato Policy Report [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 13:22:51

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