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Keeping Up with the Joneses...Reader's Submission

“Keeping up with the Joneses?” By: Nicole Little Some may say that the quote, “Keeping up with the Joneses" ... -workers and or associates. Well, I guess now we all are paying for Mrs. Brown trying to be Mrs. Jones ... ' average credit card debt in 2007 was $8400 per household. By the end of 2007, consumer debt in America [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 12:54:03

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Thank you Taxpayer. Sincerely, Merrill Shareholders

From the Wall Street Journal In the end, investors and financial institutions could face as much as $2 trillion of losses from bad U.S ... from commercial real estate, credit cards, auto debt and business debt, and Goldman’s loan-loss estimate ... rescued both Merrill and Countrywide without government assistance. Mr. Lewis had also argued [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 09:02:01

The Credits Secrets Bible Can Help Your Credit Score

Credit is a necessity that we all need. But if it is abused or overextended, you could end up in a bad situation. Credit cards and loan debt is at an all time high and people are looking for ways to repair ... . This product is important for anyone who is sick of the debt collection calls and is feeling the burden [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 14:35:09

Bonus Day!

Got my year end bonus today deposited to my bank account. SWEET! First order of business was to completely wipe out my credit card and line of credit debt. I’m on track this month to have my best absolute monthly net worth increase since I started recording [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:49:31

Obama Would Like All People Out of Credit-Card Debt – Legally Erase 50-60% of Your Past Due Debts

Are you plagued by your financial troubles? If so, how would you like to have your debt legally erased? You can! Little-known tactics along with consumer protection laws have enabled many Americans, just like you, to erase past due balances. The end result is a decrease in stress and an elimination of those past due balance letters from creditors.Last 5 posts by In the News - Sears Remodels US Army Veteran's Home - September 24th, 2009Don't Miss This Great VA Loan Benefit - No Penalty For Prepayment [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 06:01:12

Bailing Out American’s Credit Card Debt

We have been hearing a lot of talk lately about bail outs.  We bailed out Wall St ... collection agency than Uncle Sam. The end results ... for $16,635 in debt, excluding mortgages, according to Experian.  The average credit card interest rate [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 08:20:46

Debt Elimination Tips: How To Reduce Debt With These Do’s and Don’ts

My own debt elimination tips and thoughts on how to reduce debt. I’ve learned from my mistakes so I hope you do as I say, not as I did. In the mid- to late-’90’s, I made accumulating credit card debt something of a hobby. It wasn’ ... , by the end of 1998 I had nearly $25,000 in debt and not a darn thing to show for it. I knew I needed [more...]

Date: 2008-12-12 23:58:35

The Quest to Eliminate Debt

I am glad to report that we are definitely seeing the light at the end of the tunnel from where we are at ... and I collectively have a total of four credit cards, minus the supplementary card, which generates ... one of the reasons why we paid off the aforementioned credit card balance. Before the next cycle [more...]

Date: 2008-07-16 11:05:42

Net Worth December 2008

Finally, I'm wrapping up my 2008 numbers! Today I'll tackle net worth, and I'll post expense and income numbers tomorrow ... to have no debt other than my mortgage-- I had a little more outstanding on my credit card at the end ... growing as I pay down the mortgage-- this assumes that the market value of my home has stayed the same [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 14:26:33

What should you do before going for settling your credit card debt

Negotiating with creditors is a fine work of art where things appear very critical and oppressive at the very first instance but surprisingly might gather wonderful results at the end The only tools required are ample patience and keeping in touch with the creditors and all the necessary documents It is foolish to depend on the words of .. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-07 20:55:32

Obama Wants America Out of Debt - Legally Erase 50% of Your CC Balance!

Too many people in the USA are drowning in credit card debt.The average American family has approximately $10,000 worth of debt and if they fail to keep up their minimum payments they can end up paying of this debt for the rest of their lives with an additional $40,000 worth of interest racked up.Fact: Credit-cards ... [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 19:14:53

Ten Reasons You Should Live on Cash

how-to-make-quick-cash.jpg Most individuals and families have a stack of credit and debit cards which accumulate debt and become difficult to navigate at the end of the month for those living [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 02:46:28

Mortgage Delinquencies Continue to Climb, Watch Out for Other Loans

It's beginning to get really ugly out there... unfortunately 13 months ago when we were told "this is just a subprime issue" ... , student loans, credit card debt. It's all coming down the pike. It appears the pike is coming right ... last year for many loan categories. Overall, 6.6% of mortgages were at least 30 days past due at the end [more...]

Date: 2008-09-23 17:13:49

It will take the average…

…person with $10,000 in credit card debt 30 years to pay off. Consolidate this debt into your mortgage so you have the tax-deduction at the end of the year. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 17:32:56

An End to the Good Times?

Egads. Even the New York Times isn’t sure that the good times of endless government spending can go on forever ... relentlessly, as if gravity, arithmetic and the tyranny of debt had been defanged by financial engineering. Armed with credit cards and belief in a bountiful future, Americans brought home ceaseless [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 22:10:40

In a World of Hurt Writes and Wants to Know “Should We Tell My Parents?”

I got the question below through the GetOutOfDebt.org site from someone that identified themselves as In a World of Hurt ... , and $17,000 in loans and credit cards. Monthly out go currently $3,500.00 including utilities ... to most likely end up in a world of hurt? Forget the refi, and find a nother way to get out of debt [more...]

Date: 2008-10-03 15:03:19

A Few Quick Questions -- Divorce Deadlines

There are several issues that have different ending dates in Texas divorces. Here are some that people often wonder about.1 ... to terminate my responsibility?Answer: New debt created by your (ex)spouse after the decree of divorce ... the decree is signed, you are each on your own.Example: If either spouse charges on a credit card [more...]

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

Getting Out Of Credit Card Debt

Now that the nation is fully aware of how much debt we are facing as a country and individuals the time has come for each person to address their own personal finance demons.  The one thing that commonly holds consumers back from achieving their financial goals is high interest credit card debt.  Statistics vary on how much debt each household is currently carrying but the sad truth is many people are living paycheck to paycheck just trying to make ends meet.  When credit card payments [more...]

Date: 2009-09-07 06:00:00

Credit card debt and a bad market are hurting US residents

Today here in the great country the United States of America we are sensing the full blown end product of what a economic slump can do ... in unsecured consumer credit card debt are also the ones who are going through the most problems. People ... about to get out of debt. These methods include the world renowned credit counseling, credit card debt settl [more...]

Date: 2008-11-05 00:02:15

A helping hand with credit card debt is necessary many United States debtors

As of the moment here in our beloved country of the USA we’re experiencing a uncommonly bad state of affairs financially ... loan and the second is credit card debt settlement. Debt consolidation loans can end up being pretty ... . However a mortgage like this could make your life a little simpler. Debt settlement is a different [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 16:28:03

Can Debt Consolidation Help To Overcome Credit Card Debts?

by Ann Collin The only way to keep up with the latest about debt consolidation is to constantly stay on the lookout for new information. If you read everything you find about being sued for debt, it won’t take long for you to become an influential authority. Our society encourages consumers to “buy now, pay later”, offering credit cards and convenience to spend more everywhere we look. This is why it is so easy to get carried away with spending, and eventually end up “knee-deep in debt”. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-21 11:48:57

Can Debt Consolidation Help To Overcome Credit Card Debts?

The only way to keep up with the latest about debt consolidation is to constantly stay on the lookout for new information. If you read everything you find about being sued for debt, it won’t take long for you to become an influential authority. Our society encourages consumers to “buy now, pay later”, offering credit cards and convenience to spend more everywhere we look. This is why it is so easy to get carried away with spending, and eventually end up “knee-deep in debt”. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-15 15:05:02

Divorce And Credit Card Debt

When a marriage comes to an end, its always a tragedy ... to how to handle a divorce situation if in addition to splitting your assets, credit card debt ... that credit card debt. Whoever continues to hold the family accounts will continue to get those [more...]

Date: 2008-12-26 18:37:06

How To Get Out Of Credit Card Debt With Dignity

I am at wits end about my debt situation. I had to take care of my ailing month nine months earlier and as a result I needed more money ... read about how debt consolidation businesses are not effective. I just don’t know where to turn. I attempted to call several of my credit card companies and was threatened to be sued. While [more...]

Date: 2008-10-19 13:20:00

How A Consolidation Loan Can Help You

by Mike Carbeck Misusing credit cards is the main reason people run into uncontrollable spending and find themselves facing large payments combined ... cards, however this is where the similarities end. These loans will roll all of your credit card debt into one lump loan and will eliminate the individual interest rates that some credit card companie [more...]

Date: 2008-12-03 10:44:44

How Credit Repair Services Can Help You Be Debt Free

a credit repair business Unfortunately, the world is set up to encourage borrowing ... techniques, end collector calls and teach people how to reduce debt. Debt consolidation credit ... loan, you’ll need an unsecured credit card and a lender to get by. Americans with credit scores [more...]

Date: 2008-12-15 21:41:26

Are You Sinking?

It is all too common these days, people suffering from poor financial decisions and ending up in hole that they cannot climb out of. High credit card debt, loans that cannot be paid off and recently more people are losing ... . Credit card debt was our biggest hurdle. But, speaking from experience, we can tell [more...]

Date: 2008-11-14 23:21:53

End all your debts

The spender in me has strike again. I bought a new pair of Crocs “Alice” yesterday and I was like so high of its cuteness! Lol! Now, I’m thinking of a credit card consolidation for my debts, bwahahahaha! Do you think I have to apply for a bill consolidation loans to end all my card debts? Well, maybe I have to think [more...]

Date: 2008-10-23 02:31:52

Debt Relief

If you're a regular reader here at Shore's End, you know that I write about debt and other financial topics frequently ... to debt relief, but one of the best choices might be non profit credit card debt consolidation ... to learn more and eliminate debt. My husband and I struggled for years under mountains of debt [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 16:31:09

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