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Top 10 Credit Mistakes

Learning the easy steps to repairing your credit can be a big relief and get your financial life back on track. Most children are not trained in how to handle credit by their families other than with vague ... about interest rates, revolving credit and credit scores was often not taught or even understood well by most [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 21:11:04

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Big Wealth: Attainable Through Small Adjustments

by William Blake One old expression claims that if you don’t break a dollar, you won’t spend it ... you more than it would save you. About the Author: Are you tired of barely keeping up with your credit card debt? Learn some simple credit card tips on the Debtopedia [more...]

Date: 2008-12-04 10:18:02

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

Fundamentals to Repairing Credit

Fundamentals to Repairing Credit by Rob Kosberg If you have learned that you are referred to in the financial world as a “credit risk” you will ... on your “credit report” and “credit score.” Therefore, you need to know what those ... bureaus: Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax. One can get a free credit report from each every year [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 00:28:48

Basic Credit Scoring 101 For A Better Mortgage Rate

by Rob Kosberg Credit scoring is becoming more important to mortgage pricing so now would be a terrific time to brush up on your credit education ... balances should hold steady at no more than 30% of the card limit. The credit bureau believes ... is one of the major credit scoring companies. All can learn from the numerous pages of financial tips [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 08:22:00

Learn How A Divorce Can Upset Your Credit Report

September 28, 2009 | By Mike Jones In Finance | by Kevin LynchConsiderably too many marriages end in divorce these days. Sadly the splitting up of a marriage is not only an emotional battle but it all too often has a hugely negative outcome on your finances also. Frequently there are folks who have been responsible and trustworthy with their credit for years who end up with major tribulations following a divorce. Divorce is one of the foremost causes of problematic credit for many persons. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 10:26:54

Start Improving Your Credit Score Today

If you want to borrow money from a lender, you’ll quickly learn how important your credit score is ... all still fall within a similar range. Sometimes, credit scores go by the name of FICO scores. Fair Isaac ... your loan based on what they find. A bad credit score can also mean you’ll only be offered loans [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:46:34

September 30th, 2008 - Help Stop Debt Harassment, Learn Your Rights!

Obtaining credit can be fairly simple. If you have a steady job, an acceptable debt-to-income ratio, and no history of serious credit delinquency, you can obtain more credit than you’ll probably ever need. But many in Pennsylvania face the flip ... of Disputed Information on a Credit Report Cost: Single Steps Strategies Members [more...]

Date: 2008-09-29 05:38:41


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 ... . There are 3 credit bureaus: Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. You are entitled to a free report ... to break down the milestones on the way. The “credit risk” label is based on your “credit report” [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 00:19:55

How To Eliminate Credit Card Debt

by Ada Denis There is almost nothing more serious than having too much debt to pay each month. Consumers get debt for many unusual reasons out ... . In the event of default on an unsafe debt a lender may report to a credit-reporting agency, contact ... taking control of your financial position is to learn how to get rid of your credit card debt [more...]

Date: 2008-11-23 17:42:51


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

Mark Your Calenders - Credit and Bankruptcy Lunch and Learn

Copyright RealCentralVA.com, LLC. If you are not reading this at RealCentralVA.com the site you see is likely stealing content ... ? · How much will bankruptcy cost? · How do I get credit after bankruptcy? · How do I improve my credit score? · Can I buy a house after I filed bankruptcy? View Larger Map Limited Seating [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 14:00:01

N.J. man learns modifying mortgage to cut payments may impair credit rating

by Moe Bedard on September 29, 2009 · 0 commentsin American Nightmare To confuse consumers even more, not all lenders follow the guidelines.That may change on November 1, when lenders can use a new code to report them as a “loan modification under government program.” The code will clarify which borrowers have taken modifications, but because the modification process itself is not streamlined, it won’t be the only worm squiggling out of the can.The bigger impact on credit scores may depend on how [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 13:48:05

Guest post: It's about the spinach, stupid. And the carts. And pretty much everything else.

(Or what credit unions can learn from the mind of a disgruntled big box shopper.) Dear SuperDuperBigMart and credit union professionals ... about my terrible, no-good, very bad day(s), so I logged onto your website. I used all 150 allowed words [more...]

Date: 2008-10-21 15:50:00

UK report: 25% of families will have no disposable income in 2009

The UK has been a credit-loving country for years and like the US, is going to have to learn how to survive with less easy credit. It's also interesting to see that the Tories in the UK are proposing tax incentives for savers as opposed to handouts for spending. This is the heart of the problem that we're facing [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 08:38:01

Things I learned from Barbara

Barbara liked to teach me things. My dad says she potty trained me, but I should probably ask my mom to confirm that story ... as our French teacher. She told us that we could get extra credit by learning a sentence in French [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 04:07:06


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 ... . On a yearly basis, you are able to receive a free report (fee for the credit score) from each ... (with a copy of the credit report) to any or all, if needed, credit bureaus. Definitely retain COPIES [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 00:53:28

Blair speech to Council on Foreign Relations, December 2008

HomeTony Blair Faith FoundationVideo: Tony Blair repeats call for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East that is fully respected by both ... to work out the analogy”. He also said that we must learn from the credit bubble and need better [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 00:18:58

Afternoon Reading: An Auto Bailout and CEO Commuters

Give Detroit’s Big Three credit, they at least learned from one past mistake ... U.S. News & World Report. But there might be another reason for the secrecy: “The only hybrid vehicles [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 09:46:00

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

Too Busy to Post

Man, I really wish I could post on Blog Fabulous today. But, I’m swamped giving away a bunch of prizes elsewhere ... instead of Sundays. I always have time on Sundays and too much work on Mondays. Also I’m learning to understand the value of outsourcing. Photo credit: Newly redesigned and relaunched The Girl [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 21:26:45

Understanding Assets And Liabilities for The Quarter:

Since the previous debacles of learning and accessing whether a credit card possesses worth; ... three paychecks to paying off the quarter and then obtaining an HP Mini and hopefully the Atom 300 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 14:43:00

Improve Your Credit Score - Determine Your Creditworthiness

Sure, the economy may be flailing, but learning to preserve and maintain your creditworthiness and improve your credit score is still extremely important. If you’ve spent any time watching or reading the news, you’re aware that bad mortgages obtained with faulty credit lending practices and other flawed methods have sent the economy into a ... [more...]

Date: 2008-11-22 19:00:48

Report: Larry Rudolph Making Up, Spreading Britney Spears-Sandip Soparrkar Rumors

Sandip Soparrkar - no matter what her spin-master manager Larry Rudolph would have us believe ... Credit: Splash News You learn something every day. Drive 106 m.p.h. in a 65 m.p.h. zone and you won't [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 14:21:38

The End of Macroeconomics

Question mark? That's the very serious question debated in the latest EconTalk discussion between Russ Roberts and Arnold Kling. Along the way you'll learn more than you ever wanted to know about Credit Default Swaps (other ... to the uncertainty. As Terence Corcoran puts it: Every time a U.S. treasury secretary, a Canadian finance [more...]

Date: 2008-11-13 08:21:16

Nike Bauer Iihf Face Off Women S Short Sleeve Hockey Shirt Usa

Your website is a crucial part of your online business. This class of Astral entities avoids the presence of man and prefer the solitudes of nature ... , interest rates, debt consolidation using your airline credit card so that you may secure maximum ... distance learning courses under the categories Independent Agent, Airlines, Cruise, Tours and Travel [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 20:35:45

Identity theft protection. How?

Read these to protect yourself:FTC: Deter. Detect. Defend ... | Learn HowUSA Today: Place fraud alert on credit reports to fight ID theftExprerian: Credit Fraud [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 02:15:00

Home mailboxes are open targets for identity thieves

Connecticut Better Business Bureau has advice for securing your mail and reducing potentially “dangerous” junk mail Wallingford, CT Wallingford, ... : The mailbox. According to a Javelin ... Related posts:CT Better Business Bureau urges students learn financial responsibility Fewer than half know how to manage credit & finances...Instant business [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 15:04:19

Fast Credit Repair

With a new year comes a new time to check your credit. Whoops. That's not good. Learn how to repair that report quickly. 1 Vote(s) [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 08:59:32

Ultimate Debt Guide - Get Out of Debt With Debt Consolidation?

by Ash Ford How to get out of debt by not filing for bankruptcy or by signing up to a long-term debt relief plan which has the potential to push you ... and be in over your head with loans, credit cards, car payments, mortgages etc. Finding a way out isn’ ... truth about the credit card game is clear to me now and you’ll learn why numerous people remain [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 02:47:14

Media Literacy: Making Sense Of New Technologies And Media by George Siemens - Dec 13 08

Virtual worlds offer exciting opportunities in online learning ... as you want. Media_literacy_george_siemens_by_h-l-n_size400.jpg Photo credit [more...]

Date: 2008-12-13 09:47:00

TLC Says Drivers Won't Lose on New Green Fleet Plan

himself is the prime example. And though some political operatives can do it, ... interest rates on millions of credit-card customers." AllAfrica.com: 'Kenya: What the Global Left Can Learn From Obama's Victory' Washington Post: 'Free the GOP: The Party Won't Win Back the Middle [more...]

Date: 2008-11-15 00:38:20

The Impact of Marriage and Divorce on Your Finances

We joined Costco. And I’ve only been there 5 times in 8 days! Thanks for all your suggestions; we knew exactly what to look for ... the country will share their money-saving secrets. I’ll check it out and report back if I learn anything ... . Now I just need to get my True Earnings Credit Card for Costco and I’ll be all set. Also [more...]

Date: 2008-10-08 13:29:23

REVIEW: Blame it on Paris by Jennifer Greene

Dear Ms Greene, Poor Paris, it always gets the blame for everything. And this time it’s at fault for bringing Kel and Will together ... , credit cards, letters from her dead father who she’s come to Paris to learn ... her a wry grin. “You can take it to the bank—from replacing credit cards to getting money wired [more...]

Date: 2008-08-13 20:33:44

Thanksgiving: A Family Comedy

Growing up as the eldest child of Korean immigrant parents, I was usually our family's conduit to the intricacies of American life ... for old teeth?" As a young child, I distinctly remember learning about Thanksgiving for the first time ... , and sweet potatoes. To her credit, my mother was always willing to give anything a try in order [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 22:19:00

Another one bites the dust

And my second wallet has gone missing. Blech. Actually, tonight while I was looking for it (downtown of all places...) I was very calm and not upset ... about that...)One tidbit I did learn from the police is to report your Debit cards as lost first. Credit cards have some protection on them where you aren't responsible for any charges on them [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 06:08:00

Gone but not forgotten

By Charlottesvillain at 12/01/2008 09:08:00 AM Readers of the excellent Calculated Risk blog will be saddened to learn that co-blogger Tanta ... Understanding the Securitization of Subprime Mortgage Credit.” Calculated Risk has posted as well here, where ... has passed. From the New York Times: The blogger Tanta, an influential voice on the mortgage [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 14:19:17

Feeling Insecure in 2008

Jay Melton recently sent me an article on the top 10 security breaches of 2008 ... in August for stealing more than 40 million credit and debit cards, making it the largest hack ever ... nightmare. The lesson learned here is that when data is released to a third-party, always thoroughly check [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 02:23:37

Audacious Writing Goals for 2009

Did you include any writing goals as part of the things you want to do, achieve or make happen in 2009? I did ... . My list of resources looks like this: 1. Time to do the new learning 2. Focus to get the second book ... Because our words count Photo Credit: Goal’s! by Duncan on Flickr (I couldn’t resist the audacious misuse [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 10:29:51

5 Tips To Creating More Profit For Your Internet Home Business

I’m not sure that any of us really understand how much money is being spent on the Internet today. What used to be considered a risky place to pull out your credit card is now becoming more normal ... when it comes to selling information products. Learning more ways to promote your Internet business [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 19:56:37

5 Elementary School Lessons That Can Help You Today

Written on 10/14/2008 by Ali Hale. Ali runs Alpha Student, a blog packed with academic, ... Credit: striatic It's a funny thing about elementary school, many of the lessons learned ... ' seem to neglect every single day. If your current report card would have “could do better” [more...]

Date: 2008-10-14 10:41:29

Fighting poverty, globally and locally, is easier than you might think

Today, Oct. 15, is Blog Action Day, the day that thousands of bloggers, regardless of their genre, unite to discuss a single issue ... , but this has been a learning experience for us over the years. As an aside, we recently paid off our last credit card ... credit card debt to worry about. That is a fantastic feeling! The sad truth though is that [more...]

Date: 2008-10-15 06:01:48

Financial Independence

Every responsible adult in America has to, at some point in their life, pay their own bills ... but you will get creditors off your back. It is imperative, if you want to learn how to be financially independent and free of debt, that you find a knowledgeable credit or debt counselor to help you figure [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 03:50:25

Jan. 17 2009

Jan. 17 2009 12am comments via hasketsbasket So what are the lessons to be learned from the Pixar story for everyone else in Hollywood? ... ideas and new talent; give credit where credit is due and be generous [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 05:11:19

PF Links Sunday While Other Blog is Doing Great

PF Links Sunday While Other Blog is Doing Great I’m happy to report that my new golf blog is coming along great! ... to read and learn from. Frugal Dad checks out and explains to us how we can dispute credit card charges [more...]

Date: 2008-06-15 15:30:50

Another Silver Lining to This Recession

From the diaries by Erick. U.S. household debt is falling and the savings rate is on the rise ... or whether it’s being imposed on them through foreclosures or the denial of credit. Whatever the reason ... the generations living through these tough times. (Much like the Depression generations learned how [more...]

Date: 2008-12-13 21:09:06

Net Generation Nonsense - Mark Bullen Discusses Teaching and Learning, ... in the last two posts. While we may have given today’s youngsters too much credit [more...]

Date: 2008-09-24 01:21:26

MJHS Articles

What is a DRSL? By Scott Johnson For the past two years the faculty, staff, parents, ... . Being accredited is a necessary step for schools that award high school credit. The accreditation ... in this process requires each school to create their “Desired Results of Student Learning” or DRSL’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 21:38:09

November 2008 - Net Worth Update and Personal Finance Status

In an effort to encourage readers to learn to calculate net worth and track their personal financial progression, ... and Liabilities Balance $ Change % Change Credit Cards $3,872 $2,372 158.13 % Car Loans $0 $0 - Home ... economic climate amidst the ongoing credit crisis backdrop [more...]

Date: 2008-11-21 21:07:42

Why recreational reading counts, too—not just the kind for school or work

Just how to get people to develop their reading skills? Work or school reading isn’t enough. How about the recreational variety? ... , an expert cited in USA Today mentions immigration, learning disabilities and dropping ... , but at least they can take advantage of many males’ gadget fixations. Image credit: CC-licensed photo [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 14:17:36

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