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Countrywide Sends Fraud Alert Letters: 'Your Info May Have Been Sold' [Countrywide]

A Countrywide customer emailed to tell us he received a unpleasant surprise in the mail today: ... on to say they will give you 2 years of Triple Advantage credit report monitoring for free ... understand why temporary free credit monitoring is always the go-to remedy every time a company [more...]

Date: 2008-09-09 22:57:49

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Free- One year of Triple Advantage Credit Monitoring, Experian Scores and Credit Reports from MSN Money

Edit: 11/26/08-I’ve received an email that someone just tried to sign up, and apparently they have reached the 10, ... with Experian and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) are “working to raise awareness about the importance of credit monitoring” by giving away 10,000 free one-year memberships to Experian’ [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 04:39:56

Get Out of FreeCreditReport.com’s “Triple Advantage”

FreeCreditReport.com is the heavily advertised company that offers “free” credit reports ( ... reminder to check your bank and credit card statements at least once a month so charges like this don ... in mind that the place to get truly free credit reports, three times per year (once from each bureau [more...]

Date: 2008-07-25 18:29:44

Business: FreeCreditReport.Com is not free

We have all seen the ads on TV or heard them on the radio for FreeCreditReport.Com.Well, I tried it and indeed got my credit report ... really free.Right there on their home page is this:IMPORTANT INFORMATIONWhen you order your free report here, you will begin your free trial membership in Triple AdvantageSM Credit Monitoring [more...]

Date: 2008-12-13 15:50:00

Warning to taxpayers, investors — Part 2: Nukes may become troubled assets, ruin credit ratings

Part 1 presented a new study that puts the generation costs for power from new nuclear plants at from 25 to 30 cents per kilowatt-hour — triple ... its credit ratings several years into the project, according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service… ... ). The risk to utilities who start down the new nuke path is also great. A June 2008 report by [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 13:43:01

B of A reports loss, gets more cash

The TARP was phase 1 of the bank bailout: give the banks cash to rebuild their capital ... for credit-losses nearly tripled, while the company showed why it needed further help from the government ... 1: the government is absorbing losses on bad assets themselves.  See Citi’s bailout in late November [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 15:09:12

BofA, Citi Report Losses

From the WSJ: Bank of America Swings to a Loss Bank of America Corp. swung to a fourth-quarter loss as provisions for credit-losses nearly tripled, while the company showed why it needed further help from the government to support its acquisition of Merrill Lynch [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 13:20:02

Uncertainty Escalates as Tomorrow’s Presidential Election Looms

Come Wednesday morning – after the presidential election tomorrow (Tuesday) – the United States will have a new commander-in-chief ... , given last week’s gross domestic product (GDP) report, which confirmed just how dire the country’ ... as the Dow experienced triple digits moves from open to close on all but three trading sessions.  Global [more...]

Date: 2008-11-03 18:45:56

A Broken Financial World

Our leaders have framed the problem as a “crisis of confidence” but what they actually seem to mean is “please pay no attention to the problems we ... a fraud. Mr. Madoff’s investment performance, given his stated strategy, was not merely improbable ... Scheme.” Which, as we now know, it was. Harry Markopolos sent his report to the S.E.C. on Nov [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 13:44:31

You can’t win everyday

Vincent Farrell, Jr. is Chief Investment Officer of Scotsman Capital Management LLC., a New York based investment management company ... factories and laying off 1,300 people. Texas Instruments and National Semiconductor issued warnings ... had an article that some credit unions need help due to unwise investments in mortgage backed securities [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 11:02:29

So what really happened?

Michael Lewis and David Einhorn have written a devastating analysis in the NYT of why the banking catastrophe happened. It’s a great read. Sample: OUR financial catastrophe, like Bernard Madoff’s pyramid scheme, required all sorts ... its enlightened self-interest. The credit-rating agencies, for instance. Everyone now knows that Moody’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 21:53:27

The Man Who Cried Ponzi

Michael Lewis, author of “Liar’s Poker,” looks at the many intertwined interests that kept Wall St. embroiled in such questionable practices ... Commission that Bernard L. Madoff couldn’t be anything other than a fraud. Mr. Madoff’s investment ... , as we now know, it was. Harry Markopolos sent his report to the S.E.C. on Nov. 7, 2005 — more than three [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 13:44:31


“The advanced price correction and rapidly falling interest rates in recent months have combined to make property much more affordable and attractive to those who need a home now.”“If you are buying a home and you can get it at a 20 or 30% reduction and the cost of financing it is similar to the rent you are paying, then it makes sense to purchase [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 10:08:00

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/2/2009

In tonight’s news: Israel is poised to send ground troops into Gaza.A Muslim family was removed from a plane before takeoff, and is being compensated by the airline for the error. CAIR is in high dudgeon about the incident.Thousands of shoes were dumped on a Miami expressway — is that a message for President-eject Bush? [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 04:42:00

Gates of Vienna News Feed 11/16/2008

Don’t miss “Letter From Iceland” under the “General” heading. The most concentrated essence of the financial crisis can be found in Iceland, and the account of recent events there is fascinating — and sobering.Thanks to C. Cantoni, Conservative Swede, Diana West, Insubria, JD, no2liberals, RRW, TB, and all the other tipsters who sent these in [more...]

Date: 2008-11-17 04:57:00

Why Crude Oil Will Present Investors with a Golden Opportunity in 2009

Oil prices have fallen 70% since hitting a record $147.27 a barrel in July, which means in just five months, crude has given up all the price gains it made in the past four years. After such a wrenching plunge, many analysts believe the outlook for the “black gold” remains bleak – and in the short term it certainly is [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 14:36:32

The Daily Sprout

Kashless Raises $5M in Cash: We know ex-Imperium CEO Martin Tobias is working on a new “recommerce” startup called Kashless, ... has changed that with their latest report which allows viewers to comment and interact in new social ways - Triple Pundit. Xcel Slashes Residential Solar Subsidies: More bad news for the already [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 00:30:35

Fiscal Insanity Virus Strikes Canada, Sweden, Italy, IMF

The world health organization has confirmed new cases of the extremely contagious Fiscal Insanity Virus (FIV) that is rapidly spreading the globe. Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is one of the latest victims as evidenced by the headline ... the banks to provide adequate credit in Canada,” Mr. Flaherty said at a news conference in Saskatoon [more...]

Date: 2008-12-24 22:38:00


As those of you who've inexplicably continued to check the Fat-O-Meter despite no change in months have no doubt noticed, I'm back on the weight-loss plan. Again. This is my third attempt to restart the weight-loss process since dropping 92.5 pounds several years ago only to gain most of it right back, [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 06:40:28

The Credit Crunch, Close Up and Personal

Within the last year, the true extent of the real estate debacle and ensuing credit crisis in the United States has become blatantly obvious ... and not just those in the subprime category. Customers with a credit score of 700, who were deemed “most ... .   But now there is a new phenomenon rearing its ugly head: a credit crisis of the individual [more...]

Date: 2008-12-15 16:37:48

Factory Orders Tumble, Retail Sales Fall, Foreclosure Sales Triple

The string of bad news continues as factory orders plunge, retail sales fall, home prices sink and foreclosure sales soar ... down as credit is more difficult to get,” said Douglas Smith, chief economist for the Americas ... Wood, president of Insight Economics LLC in Danville, California, wrote in a note to clients. “ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 20:25:00

HOLLYWOOD's HOTTEST BUNS: the fine behind of Beyonce; her backside is beyond the realm of bubble perfect; she has a stupid butt!

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (pronounced /biːˈɑn.seɪ/, born September 4, 1981), commonly known as Beyoncé, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in various performing arts schools, and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:59:00

You Have to Stop to Change Direction

The bursting of the internet bubble was good for the computer industry ... business around (see this report for details), from platform software to application infrastructure (even ... by the credit crisis. I was outlining where we were headed in open storage (a business that grew more than [more...]

Date: 2008-11-10 16:45:03

Regrowing Borneo’s Rainforest– Tree by Tree

To save orangutans, scientist Willie Smits is restoring a rain forest—and creating new livelihoods for the Indonesian families who help him By Jane Braxton Little Source: Scientific American Just below the equator, on the island of Borneo, a tropical rain forest is rising out of a logged, charred wasteland [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 13:31:59

Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows

I've written before, it does make me deeply uneasy that Chizik burned so many bridges on his way out of ISU, and the general (admittedly slanted) portrayal we've gotten a few places of Chizik being, I don't know, less than completely-and-utterly committed to the Cyclones' cause is also unsettling [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 18:21:36

DrumBeat: October 27, 2008

At Asian food market, a sign of lost confidence Empty rice shelves encase a fear that has transcended American culture, ... ." break Sri Lanka: Extended credit period from Iran COLOMBO: Petroleum and Petroleum Resources ... have successfully negotiated an extended credit period of full 90 days from Government of Iran. Thailand [more...]

Date: 2008-10-27 13:30:05

Finding Out Your Credit Report And Credit Score

I was watching that web cast of Suze Orman just yesterday and boy did that open up some interesting moments such as that restaurant owner that is ... that web cast made me realize that a lot of people actually don’t know how to obtain their credit ... about what a report can show, I posted my own online credit report way back that you can see at my [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 08:02:39

Trump - a (late-20th century) American icon

Donald Trump will go kicking and screaming into the new American "culture of austerity" that was thrust upon us all last month. Throughout the two-decade long credit bubble, the New York real estate developer ... according to this WSJ report: Donald Trump's tallest construction project ever is facing some tall [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 21:42:00

The Real Reason Citigroup Is a Mess

Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit is blaming his company’s considerable troubles on moves by previous management to dive into real estate ... . Citigroup, like others, simply got caught up in the complicated market of derivatives and credit ... rates, misleading terms, unnecessary and expensive products like credit insurance, and the rest [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 15:00:31

The 60 Most Anticipated Films Of 2009

2009 is obviously underway, and it could be a really great year. In no particular order, we've written about (or mentioned in brief) 60-plus films that we're looking forward to in 2009 (we actually name roughly 78 films in total, give or take). Sure, some of them we have reservations about, and some could be totally godawful, [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 22:24:00

Best Guide to Disputing Negative Information Found On Your Credit Report

Your credit report always going through changes depending on your spending habits or especially in the event that you have become a victim of fraud ... triple score credit report with you so you can include all important information from your report ... . To protect yourself, it is important to order a current copy of your free triple score credit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 08:28:44

“We can put light where there’s darkness, and hope where there’s despondency in this country ... S. Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, laid out the latest terrifying news: The credit markets ... easy credit, consumers who took on mortgages they could not afford and Wall Street chieftains [more...]

Date: 2008-12-21 16:01:46

Nukes, again

The debate over the size and scope of nuclear power’s role in our future won’t be settled any time soon, I suspect. Between the people who truly love the technology (or have a huge financial incentive to love it), and those who consider it the technological equivalent of the Ebola virus, [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 16:31:10

The End of the Financial World as We Know It

This is the best article I have seen on describing not the financial crisis, which is a sympton, but the demise of our nation’s value system and lack of leadership. I am in search constantly of “the why” behind this crisis, why people have gotten so greedy at the expense of others, why enough is never enough [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 14:09:15

SAUDI ARABIA: Revamping Islam's holiest site

As more than 2 million Muslims are flooding Mecca for the annual hajj, ... and include luxury hotels and residential skyscrapers, according to news reports. The British media report ... be created around the central Haram mosque and is expected to more than triple the site's capacity [more...]

Date: 2008-12-07 17:39:37

Victory in El Barrio: East Harlem Tenants Win One As British ‘Predatory Equity’ Landlord Collapses

UNMOVABLE: British landlord Dawnay, Day hoped to force rent-stabilized tenants like Filiberto Hernandez (Left) out of the 47 apartment buildings it purchased in East Harlem in 2007. However, Dawnay, Day’s plans went up in smoke after the global financial crisis struck the over-leveraged company. [more...]

Date: 2008-11-15 19:59:27

Whole Lotta Stimlatin' Goin' On

The push to stimulate is underway globally. No one stopped to figure out we are in this mess because of prior pushes to stimulate.Stimlatin' US StyleIn the US, Democrats say Obama Will Get Stimulus Bill First Day.Congress will send President-elect Barack Obama an economic stimulus package the day he takes office Jan [more...]

Date: 2008-11-23 21:20:00

Read the Labels

    In this age of digital downloads and a la cart song shopping, ... to extinction the way of the cassette tape, laserdisc and mini-disc (raise your hand if you fell ... giving a spin. Too bad the executive producer credit has no merit today. Executive Producer Money &gt [more...]

Date: 2008-11-11 22:33:15

Your Life is a Circus: Join our Final 2008 Blog Blast!

Boogie and Littlest Pet Shop Blog Blast - “It’s a Family Tradition”, big congratulations goes out One in 36 Million for her post, Life Around the Cribbage Board - she’s our grand prize winner!  She’ll receive ALL of these fabulous games from Electronic Arts: [more...]

Date: 2008-12-12 04:01:21

Nuclear warning to taxpayers, investors, part 2

By Joseph Romm Part 1 presented a new study that puts the generation costs for power from new nuclear plants at from 25 to 30 cents per ... great. A June 2008 report PDF by Moody's Investor Services Global Credit Research, "New Nuclear Generating Capacity: Potential Credit Implications for U.S. Investor Owned Utilities" (PR here PDF [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 12:44:19

Posts about Online Sales of Photography as of January 12, 2009 - stephenbaugh.com 01/12/2009 19 Steps To Building A Nationwide Law Practice Part 1 - importantcredit … - and Yourself - on the Web January 11th, … such as virtual tours, photo galleries, e-newsletters, search … in the New Year and Buying New Bed Pillows - realestate.reviewnews [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 08:38:27

DrumBeat: October 24, 2008

Heating Oil Distributors Fear Tough Winter Amid Credit Freeze NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--The tight credit market is forcing weak links in the heating oil supply chain, from wholesale ... to carry them into winter, despite the global credit crisis that has made it difficult for even solid [more...]

Date: 2008-10-24 12:30:39

The Bank Bailouts Are Very Well Intended, But Where Is All The Money Going To Come From?

As every woman who has ever had dealings with a man knows only too well, ... problems raising debt in the deepening credit crisis. According to the FT article the difficulties Austria, which has a triple A credit rating, is facing only serves to highlights the extent [more...]

Date: 2008-10-29 11:34:02

Disputing Negative Information Found On Your Credit Report

Your credit report is constantly changing depending on your personal finances or especially in the event that you have become a victim of fraud ... that you have a copy your free triple score credit report with you so you can include all important ... . To protect yourself, it is important to order a current copy of your free triple score credit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 17:45:04

Green Building Market Still Growing Despite Weak Economy

The economy may be on a downward spiral, with investors keeping their funds closer to the chest, ... a report on Wednesday that found the value of green building construction starts was up five-fold from 2005 to 2008. According to the Green Outlook 2009: Trends Driving Change report, starts were [more...]

Date: 2008-11-21 11:30:19

Housing in O.C. beach towns slumps, sales off 28%

Analysis of MDA DataQuick’s November report shows the county’s beach-close communities are clearly being challenged by a credit crunch and a ... project New five-diamond golf resort is ultimate in indulgence Bankruptcy sought for ocean-view homes [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 08:24:51

Disputing Negative Information Found On Your Credit Report

Your credit report is constantly changing depending on your spending habits or especially in the event that you have become a victim of fraud ... it is important that you have a copy your free triple score credit report with you so you can include ... . To protect yourself, it is important to continuously view a copy of your free triple score credit [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 20:01:24

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity theft is on the rise and people must be vigilant not only protecting their personal information, but monitoring their credit to ensure that they do not fall victim.  employeescreenIQ’s Rob ... that individuals can protect themselves. Don’t Let Someone Take Credit For (From) You!- By Rob [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 14:44:54

Debt Negotiation Programs

Get Yourself Out of Debt You should be cautious of claims from so-called credit repair clinics ... Programs. It can be very risky, and have a long term negative impact on your credit report and, in turn ... information can be removed from your credit report when you complete their debt negotiation program [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 12:34:30

Macy's Debit Card Glitch Internal

Macy's Own Software Caused Its Holiday Debit Card Glitch In a follow up story written by Fred Aun and Evan Schuman at StoreFrontBackTalk.com, they report that Macy's has determined an internal glitch caused some 8000 debit cards to be double and triple charged.  He's an excerpt: "After initially suspecting that one of its third-party [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 15:29:00

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