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Visa Black Card for When Gold Just Won’t Do

There is a new elite credit card out on the market. This time it isn’t American Express that is offering it ... explain what credit score or annual household income you need to qualify, but I am assuming ... Card. These elite types of credit cards go the extra mile for those that are willing to pay [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 12:28:53

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Best 0% APR Credit Cards

Gone are the days when you couldn’t walk to your mail box without a credit card offering 0% on balance transfers or 0% on purchases hitting you in ... for it. There is absolutely no reason why anyone should pay an annual fee to use a credit card, unless it offers ... the face. With the recent credit crisis and all the bank failures, credit card issuers [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 12:09:25

Don’t take your laptop on your holiday: psychologist

Though laptops and wireless Internet connections are considered inseparable tools for the new-age executives, ... in mobile phone and Internet technology has already affected our weekends and now it is invading annual ... . Coopers said the current credit crisis has aggravated the problem with people keeping themselves glued [more...]

Date: 2008-08-09 04:28:01

What’s the Carbon Footprint of my Checking Account?

Crossposted from the Understory RAN released a new report today, “Financing Global Warming: Canadian Banks and Fossil Fuels“, ... , we also launched a new website, climatefriendlybanking.org. The report results are striking ... s largest credit union), would reduce your annual carbon footprint by 1.4 tonnes of CO2, a very meaningful [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 22:15:55

50 Financial Skills Every Person Needs To Know

Popular Mechanics created a list of 100 Skills Every man Should Know, ... using ABA Routing and bank account numbers. Request and review your free annual credit report ... and/or through Treasury Direct. Read (and understand) a company’s annual report (including [more...]

Date: 2008-10-27 11:00:10

Simple & Effective Methods Of Identity Theft Protection

by Paul Wilcox You wouldnt go driving down the highway during rush hour with a blindfold on, would you? Hopefully not ( ... theft for free and by using your common sense. Obtain You Credit Report One of the best things you can do to protect yourself from identity theft is get an annual credit report. You are allowed [more...]

Date: 2008-11-15 20:47:03

Blogging Inspiration

Who was the person inspired you to blog? I would say my son. He is the best thing that ever happened to me ... . In speaking of annual fee, I think all credit cards were the same but with rewards and cash backs only few ... on Mitch Asks? Don't forget to visit Smart Credit Choices site which talks about a credit card jd [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 19:24:39

Election 2008: A Taxing Decision for Obama

On January 20, 2009, Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) will be sworn in as the 44th president of the United States ... for helping students tackle these costs -- a tax credit for students who perform community service ... Tax Credit. Worth $4,000 annually, it is available to all college students, regardless of income [more...]

Date: 2008-11-06 18:20:07

Free Credit Report Alert

I recently learned about a credit industry mal-practice, ... in this scam. The FTC website includes information about getting your free annual credit report - please read ... in which people who are trying to get their free credit report inadvertently sign up for a credit [more...]

Date: 2008-10-20 14:24:59

Kentucky Homeland Security Required to Credit Some God

Image via WikipediaJust when you think you've heard it all, ... now? The department's 2008 annual report did not credit his god."This is recognition that government alone cannot ... in passing a law requiring a federally-funded agency to credit his god with protecting the people [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 11:19:03

Banks Supposedly Will Cut Consumer Credit Card Lines by $931 Billion if Reforms Mandated

There is a rather amusing story at the Financial Times tonight, "Credit card reforms ‘to cost banks billions’". Let's look at the particulars ... that banks will lose $10 billion in interest annually, reduce credit lines by $931 billion, and put ... not get anyone well known for banking expertise to put its name on a self-serving report [more...]

Date: 2008-12-15 01:59:42

Monitoring your brand health - part one.

I have been wanting to tackle this idea again for a little while now, and recently a few thoughts have come together into this two-part blog post ... at the Washington Credit Union League annual convention in Spokane in 2007. Almost a year ago I addressed it again [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 15:08:19

Money Hacks Carnival #39

Looks like another another miscue in the Carnival Land ... Transfers Offers posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity. Annual Credit Report posted at Identity ... for your participation. carnival Photo by Meagen via Flickr Credit and Debt Five Ways to Help [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 03:25:15

Kentucky State Law Mandates Mission of Dept. of Homeland Security is to promote Religion

State legislators amended Homeland Security's religious duties to come before all else, ... than others. Under previous Gov. Ernie Fletcher, a lay Baptist preacher, Homeland Security interpreted the law at face value, prominently crediting God in its annual reports to state leaders [more...]

Date: 2008-11-30 01:46:00

Obama - McCain - Obama Can Win; The Economic Problem Is Why

This video was created just before the debate, but my prediction seems to have held and for the reasons I state here ... : 1) According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate topped out 10 years ... problems consumer credit shot to rapid rates of annual increase starting just before the turn [more...]

Date: 2008-10-08 07:30:37

linkblog: Jun 25

linkblog: Jun 25 June 26, 2008 – 2:04 am Engagd.com Pull all your APML together and get a clear picture of what gets your attention ... AnnualCreditReport This is a great site to get your free annual credit report from all three reporting agencies. This site is recommended by the FTC. The JavaScript Source: Forms : Clipboard Copy [more...]

Date: 2008-06-26 06:04:57

Can Wachovia Do Anything Right?

An analyst at RBC Capital Markets suggests Wachovia cut corners to join the trillion dollar asset club ... loans was 1.24%. In its latest annual report, Wachovia ... to see credit quality in C&I lending deteriorate in tandem with the general economy," wrote [more...]

Date: 2008-08-13 04:36:25

Resolutions 2009

I'd like to hear about any resolutions for this year that are on your mind.I admit: nothing specific comes to mind for me.. ... : Protect your identity. Download your free annual credit report (US only). Build your network before [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 13:21:41

Building Credit Repair

Building Credit Repair Building credit is more important now than it has ever been. If you have bad credit, it is often hard to get an apartment, a loan for a home, or any form ... is to apply for credit cards that offer no annual fees. Also, make sure the cards have low interest [more...]

Date: 2008-12-21 05:14:09

Helping America’s Students

Helping America’s Students Peter Wehner - 12.10.2008 - 10:19 AM The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, or TIMSS, ... deserves credit for requiring schools to administer annual math tests and demanding higher standards ... gains in math in recent years (since 1995, for example, the average score among fourth-graders [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 15:19:05

Would Better Disclosure Have Helped WaMu Shareholders?

According to a September 25, 2008 press release from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ( ... largest savings and loan through the fallout of the mortgage and credit crises." The 2007 Annual Report on Form 10-K/A for Washington Mutual, Inc [more...]

Date: 2008-09-26 06:22:29

Throwing Pennies Down A Drain

Some housing bubble news from Wall Street and Washington ... s first annual report on the credit rating agencies since Congress gave it express oversight in 2006 ... . Today, the SEC released its report on credit rating agencies and their role in the subprime mess. Moody [more...]

Date: 2008-07-09 18:36:25

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

Shout Outs

Barbara, In Sickness and In Health, is this week's host of Grand Rounds. The theme began as “connections” and organized into sci-fi films.  You can read this excellent edition here (phto credit). The (optional) theme I suggested ... the annual 24 hour science fiction film festival. I bring my pillow and my ray gun and sit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 13:15:00

Headline News - January 7, 2009

Hypercom Appoints Stuart Taylor Vice President, Global Marketing New Mercator Advisory Group Report: Small Business Credit Card 2008 Update: ... in credit card terms Economix Blog - NYTimes.com: Crisis Comparisons: How Bad Might It Get? Laru ... from Credit Cards, Could Save Consumers $500 Million Annually Over Competing Prepaid Cards Get Rich Slowly [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 13:30:03

FREE iPod Shuffle or Nano - TD Banknorth Deal

#fullpost{display:inline;} ... , there are three choices for the credit card and all of them have no annual fees. This seems ... with them. And if we choose to get a credit card from them, they will upgrade the gift to an iPod Nano [more...]

Date: 2008-09-05 02:23:00

BlackRadioIsBack.com's 4 Most Criminally Slept On Black Music Albums by Black Radio of 2008 (Put Out By Major Labels)

What's good folks, I'm still getting together the overall BlackRadioIsBack ... -vacation, I just wanted to hit folks off with our first annual "BlackRadioIsBack.com's Most Criminally ... of credit, shine and/or promotion by what we know of as mainstream Black/Urban Radio. Ironically [more...]

Date: 2008-12-27 04:56:46

Worst Year For Jobs Since ‘45

Annual loss biggest since end of World War II. Unemployment rate rises to 7.2% ... U.S. Labor Department jobs report Friday showed the economy lost 524,000 jobs in December and 1.9 million in the year’s final four months, after the credit crisis began in September. The steep annual [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 19:13:31

Sam Kekovich Lamb Ad 2009

In January for the last 5 years, Sam Kekovich has hosted a TV commercial for the Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) ... . Last night while watching TV, I saw Sam Kekovich in his 2009 annual Australia Day address, which this year ... credit crisis on un-Australianism, 'Wall Street wankers and bottom-feeding, billionaire bankers [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 14:00:00

US Wind Power Growth to Slow in 2009, FPL Hints

It was just last week when I shared the great news of another record year for US wind power in 2008 ... on wind’s growth for 2009. In the company’s third quarter report, FPL announced a 25% cut in 2009 ... have been overheating these past few years on 27+% annual growth. With the current Production Tax Credit (PTC [more...]

Date: 2008-10-28 16:40:22

Credit Cards: A Blessing or A Curse?

There is nothing more important than to be able to manage your finances well ... make nowadays is by piling on a huge mountain of debt via their credit card. Credit card has become something common nowadays, what with the annual fee waiver and gifts dished out if you are willing [more...]

Date: 2008-12-21 16:57:28

Real Wealth II

Money. It’s beyond my ken today. A colleague who escaped to Maryland—a delightful man born about 20 years too late for me, ... or our worry over tomorrow’s pending layoff, mourn not the lost annual bonus and the nonexistent raise ... about our credit-card debt or (heaven forfend!) our budget, quit wondering how our nation will clean [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 23:56:30

Free Instant Credit Reports - They Really do Exist

Don’t be fooled! Access to free instant credit reports is not as easy as hundreds of sites would have you believe ... . Yes, since the FTC ruling in 2005 you are entitled to one free annual report from each of the 3 major credit bureaus. But in order to truly get a “free instant credit report” ... [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 15:05:10

More Panhandling

The summer 2008 fundraising drive is off to a good start. I want to thank you for your generosity ... is busted, so I have to get that fixed before the next annual smog check. I presume a catalytic converter ... deductible credit card contributions to me here (click on the first "Make a Donation" button [more...]

Date: 2008-09-12 10:54:33

Student Credit Cards

When I was studying my college I always used to run short of money and the money I earned through part time job was not sufficient ... and annual fee. They provide fraud protection and a manageable credit line to help you keep a tab ... to go in for credit cards but the APR and the hidden costs involved in it forced me to return the card with in few [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 16:50:13

Clean Up Crew

Sorry for the holiday drop in posting. If you missed us, ... a little odd not to note that Tom Spurgeon included Dan in his annual series of holiday interviews ... we really deserve such credit. I mean, maybe sometimes, but usually we're probably closer to A Hamburger [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 16:22:00

Alternative Energy Industry Outlook

Assuming that GDP growth is slightly negative for the next 3 to 4 quarters while the credit markets gradually strengthen, ... average long-term annual earnings growth expectations of approximately 40%, stock price valuations [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:16:25

Family of Heath Ledger Responds to ‘The Dark Knight’ Golden Globe Nomination

CHICAGO – Heath Ledger’s searing performance as The Joker in “The Dark Knight” has been earning acclaim all year and the late actor landed a ... recognized in this way.” Heath Ledger stars as the Joker in “The Dark Knight”. Photo credit: Warner Bros ... Seymour Hoffman for “Doubt”. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be broadcast live on NBC [more...]

Date: 2008-12-11 18:11:00

Ang’s 101 Things in 1001 Days

Here’s the list. To make things simple I’ll begin on February 1st ... my car Pay off my credit card Create an annual budget and expense plan Save $1 for every day [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 02:49:43

Stop building to help housing prices recover?

So many plans and ideas are being floated to repair the country's economic situation. David Reilly of the Wall St ... Bureau. Yet still they build. Data due out this week are expected to show that housing starts fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 800,000 in October, according to Credit Suisse. Housing [more...]

Date: 2008-11-17 19:37:46

A couple of things

by Phil Johnson his evening Darlene and I went to the Hollywood premiere of Kirk Cameron's movie: We gave it two thumbs up ... , I linked it in the sidebar. Check it out. Photo credit: Sharon Devol Photo Credit: Sharon Devol ... of the month with Dan Phillips's annual Reformation Day post. Between now and then, Frank [more...]

Date: 2008-09-26 05:45:07

How To Chase High Interest Rates On Savings Accounts and Manage Them

I consider myself one of many rate chasers out there - savvy savers who hunt for the best annual percentage yield (APY) interest rates at banks and credit unions, and who are keen on quickly moving large sums of money ... of what I own in cash form, invested in stable interest bearing savings accounts. The type of money [more...]

Date: 2008-07-01 19:21:37

Webchutney Ranks #1 In The List Of Digital Agencies In India

Brand Equity’s Ad Agency Reckoner has listed the top ten Digital Agencies in India recently and according to the annual survey this year the no ... of tomorrow. (Image credit: ET) Related Posts IAMAI Digital Marketing Summit Delhi - A Strong Coffee ... Pulls Off A Major Publisher Deal - Signs On Gawker Media For India Also Check Out: WATShow.com [more...]

Date: 2008-12-23 07:16:56

American Express Black Card - The Legend

by Gray Rollins If you are using a credit card for your purchases, you are probably aware of its privileges ... , an applicant should pay an initial fee of $5000 plus the annual fee of $2500 for a total of $7500 ... credit card’. The legend said there was a black credit card that allowed celebrities and persons [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 13:08:51

Scam Alert: Fragrancenet.com

This isn't exactly polish related, but it is beauty related. I used to shop online at Fragrancenet.com quite often ... months and the $129.99 annual membership fee will be automatically billed to my credit card on file ... * a scam, but this next item is. I got a check in the mail from FragranceNet. I believe [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 21:17:48

Selling Fuel-Sipping Cars Despite $2 Gas

Selling Fuel-Sipping Cars Despite $2 Gas By Andrew C. Revkin 2010 Prius The 2010 Prius was rolled out at the annual auto show in Detroit. Will people buy it? (Credit: Fred R. Conrad/ The New York Times) Various transportation specialists are worrying that persistently depressed fuel prices could threaten environmental components [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:24:55

Not Too Late To Make A Difference This Year

That's it. I am sick and fucking tired of wingnut freakazoids getting credit for being "charitable" ... an even greater disproportion: average annual contributions reported by conservatives were almost double [more...]

Date: 2008-12-26 22:34:00

Four Quick Ways to Build A Strong Credit Rating

#fullpost{display:inline;} ... report from Experian, Equifax and Transunion via annualcreditreport.com. After we use up our annual ... Nov 18, 2008: Much has been written about credit rating and how we can go about improving [more...]

Date: 2008-11-18 05:21:00

Chase Freedom Rewards Card - $50 Signup Bonus, 3% Back On Gas

Supposedly this offer may end after Friday, so apply if you’re interested ... . No annual fee. See the rest of my Favorite Rewards Credit Cards. ... possible categories here. In addition, you can get a $250 check (a $50 bonus) once you reach $200 [more...]

Date: 2008-10-24 13:11:04


Cao Jun of The Times’ Shanghai Bureau contributed to this report ... of his industrial gas business. Tao owed him $850,000, Mao said, about 60% of his annual revenue. “We cannot pay ... and environmental requirements. When the credit crunch took hold — prompting Western businesses to slash [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 02:55:20

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