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Credit Card Settlement Can Trigger Tax

Credit card banks may offer settlement at a reduced amount if you get behind and fail to keep current on your payments. My colleague, Doug Jacobs, talks about Negotiating Your Credit Card Balance in an earlier series of articles on this website. However, if a bank or other finance company agrees to settle a debt [more...]

Date: 2008-09-07 00:48:44

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Repairing Your Credit

We’ve all seen them. “Send me 99.95 and I’ll fix your credit and you can get a one million dollar credit card tomorrow ... your credit. It is not meant in any way to be legal advice. We will discuss several things in this article such as how credit works, paying or settling debts, credit repair companies, and establishing new [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 01:08:35

Do you need Credit repair?

In these hard economic times, the credit cards seem to get a little more use than usual ... to improve credit scores, or repair credit. It can't hurt to read and get information if you think ... recently was Repair Your bad Credit, it looked to have a ton of info on the subject. I find it helpful [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 21:48:00

What You Should Do To Find Out About Raising Credit Rating Before You’re Left Behind

The recent rise in consumer debt has many people in this country struggling to get credit of any type, however, ... to get a loan or credit card but invariably these cost the consumer more because of their situation ... for lenders with low credit loans. What most consumers do not realize is the more often you apply [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 14:10:28

Debt Get Out of - are You Financially Dyslexic?

To be honest, I started writing this article around a keyword that I wanted to capture attention for, which is “debt get out of” ... the credit card companies will push when someone gets into the debt get out of situation. * Debt ... of 2001-2006, but these days, debt consolidation loans are difficult to qualify for. Unsecured debt [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 04:00:45

Fixing Your Messed Up Finances this 2009

If you enjoyed the holidays as much as everyone else, then like them, ... -up budget. List all payables. How much credit card debt do you have? Get all your receipts ... your credit card statements so you can see if your bank is increasing its rates. Explore ways on how [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 10:18:05

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

The Credit-Wise Consumer

Louise M. Carwell is a senior attorney with Maryland Legal Aid Bureau in Baltimore, where she has practiced consumer law for more than 20 years ... cards to entice them. Sure, using your store credit card might get you an extra 20 percent off ... , specializes in the areas of credit, foreclosure prevention, consumer protection, and bankruptcy [more...]

Date: 2008-11-05 21:06:03

Debt Consolidation

I’m sure that with the bad economy right now, a lot of people are piling up credit card debt in an effort to stay afloat. Credit card debt can quickly get out of hand and become overwhelming, though. That’s why Fast Debt Freedom is here to help with their unsecured debt consolidation plan! Their debt settlement [more...]

Date: 2008-10-02 03:42:45

Get Out Of Credit Card Debt And Enjoy A Less Stressful Life

Far to many residents here in the United States are being negatively hurt by this horrible recession we are going through ... and that is credit card debt settlement. This process will allow the debtor to save a enormous sum ... on their credit cards. Plus you will see that with debt settlement becoming free of debt can occur very [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 19:05:16

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Hope everyone is having a great Thanksgiving weekend and got some great bargains yesterday! ... facility to support consumer finance, including student, auto, and credit card loans and loans backed ... consumers get home, car and credit card loans easier. I haven't figured out all the implications [more...]

Date: 2008-11-29 14:40:00

Emergency Fund: Start It NOW

an-empty-pocket.JPG Photo credit: stuartpilbrow Is it OK to spend money on luxuries during the recession? HeatherB of BlogHer does ... a recession even if you think your job is “safe”, does not mean losing your home, racking credit card debt, or tapping into your retirement account.  Once you get on the credit-card-debt path, it’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 02:10:30

Money woes

Urgh. I just did some calculations (thanks, Microsoft Excel!) and I came to a conclusion that I will be debt-free by next year ... it out of the house to spend on a splurge. Trust me, people, if you haven’t got a credit card yet, DON’T GET ONE. I’m so peeved at how I can spend so much more than I can afford with a stupid credit card [more...]

Date: 2008-07-16 13:03:25

Bartering in Today's Economy

We are working so hard to save money for our farm and dream home. It's difficult considering we have only a minimal amount of income ... money. Trading can involve credit cards, money, etc. And money is defined as a medium of exchange ... . Now we use credit cards, getting into debt for a sandwich or gallon of gas.Bartering is a good way [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 17:30:00

Debt Relief Available in Many Forms

Getting into debt is so incredibly easy. Just one credit card used irresponsibly or a single financial crisis situation can lead to catastrophic ... . If you have more credit card debt than you would like, but are still able to do so, taking advantage of zero percent interest or very low fixed rates from credit card companies you already know may make [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 09:43:22

Ex-Credit Card Bankers: "Every Customer Who Calls In Is A Mark. It's A Great Big Con." [Confessions]

CNN has an interview with two former credit card bankers who are admitting that their job was to get consumers to max out their credit cards and take on as much debt as possible, regardless of the customer's ability to afford it. They both worked for MBNA at their "sprawling consumer call center in Belfast, Maine." The bankers say [more...]

Date: 2008-09-25 16:39:25

Tips to Avoid Bankruptcy

Tips to Avoid Bankruptcy Bankruptcy is not a process anyone wants to resort to ... too much can leave you with a debt worthy of bankruptcy.  Keep one credit card and get rid ... out incidentals like entertainment, eating out, and credit card payments.  Subtract this amount [more...]

Date: 2008-09-04 17:08:49

College Loan Slavery: Student Debt Is Getting Way Out of Hand

I have seen this first hand. No one holds a gun to these people's heads. They don't understand sacraficing now to have more later ... debt. And don't get me started on all the credit card kiosks around campuses. Only fools get those ... into a pit of debt from which many will never recover. Raya Golden thought she was handling college [more...]

Date: 2008-11-12 13:25:34

Let's Hope We Don't Have To Go Back To Trading Wampum For Roadkill

When I was a kid, fast food chains weren't as pervasive as they are now ... phones.One thing I have stuck to, though. I've never paid a dime in credit card interest. I get my bill ... to function as an adult in America without a credit card. After a job, it's the #2 source of consumer [more...]

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

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

5 Ways to Escape Credit Card Debt

If you’re reading this then you’re probably already in trouble. I feel your pain. I decided to write 5 Ways to Get Out of Credit Card Debt after going through a tough experience ... as well as my solution.  It’s worked for me and hopefully will for countless others.  My credit card debt [more...]

Date: 2008-10-31 23:35:43

Ten For Tuesday (January 6, 2009)

1. First off, check out this resource I discovered a couple of days ago. It’s called NewMogul.com ... . 6. Lazyman has some tips on how to have a successful 2009. 7. Tricia wrote about credit card offers on college campuses. She said, “I have come to realize that whenever you get a credit card through [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 17:55:07

Why Bad Credit Report Repair and help you.

by Mary Bush Many people suffer with bad credit. Maybe you lost your job and suffered trouble finding a new one or maybe you came ill and couldn’t ... from local debt management companies also as online and from the IRS or anyone who supplies some type ... a home, purchasing a car, getting credit at varies stores or credit card companies and it can still [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 21:27:10

Debt-Financed Consumer Spending Spree?

From the Wall Street Journal article "Hard-Hit Families Finally Start Saving, Aggravating Nation's Economic Woes": ... " and you get 600 results, and for "credit card nation" you get almost 400 results. But the consumer debt data ... Rick and Noreen Capp recently reduced their credit-card debt, opened a savings account and stopped [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 14:56:00

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Luscher, colors have deep psychological significance that go back to our primitive, unconscious roots. Along with these growing sales is a rapidly growing amount of fraud. You will find that if you get reeled into getting a credit card with a low introductory rate, your interest rate may increase [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 12:34:35

Breakaway from Bad Credit!

No more bad credit! Outtadebt.com has helped thousands of people just like yourself get out of high interest rate credit card debt and other high interest monthly payment loans through their bill consolidation loans. One type is through ... type of loan , in a sense, compared with the popular credit card that everyone seems to have nowadays [more...]

Date: 2008-11-27 17:51:51

The Paradox of Thrift

Has the economy scared you into cutting back on your spending, paying down your credit cards, getting your budget in order? ... couple profiled in the Journal story: Rick and Noreen Capp recently reduced their credit-card debt ... with that? Haven’t consumers been told they need to be more responsible about debt and spending - the lesson [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 14:12:53

Wanna Get Away? Get Banks OK in UK

If you "wanna get away" and you live in the UK, make sure your bank nose..otherwise you'll have "slim pickin's" when it comes to payment options.. ... of combating credit card fraud, where several holiday goers found their debit or credit cards frozen ... This is due to the increase of credit card fraud taking place in these locations.However, locations [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 17:36:00

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

Good Idea, Bad Execution

I’m sure everybody has done this at least once. You come up with this great idea to save money and then realize later that it either didn’t save ... Credit Card Debt. Sometimes you get an offer that will allow you to transfer previous balances ... to the letter. You also have to watch your credit card statements like a hawk to make sure that everything [more...]

Date: 2008-06-16 14:33:08

Good Credit Report Score

Good Credit Report Score December 20th, 2008 Subscribe To Our Feed Bankruptcy is an option but the laws have changed and it is not always the ... what you are getting yourself into. Credit card debt consolidation companies must be of concern ... there are some ways of credit card debt relief. There are no instantaneous solutions [more...]

Date: 2008-12-20 06:19:18

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

At Last - Looking at the Customer from Their Point of View

Stessa Cohen and Kristin Moyer here.  Wells Fargo announced that it is launching an online loan-consolidation repayment program in combination with ... “How to really pay off credit card debt” “How to get a small business loan in a credit crunch” ... a savings tool:  the Wells Fargo Debt Pay Down Solution.  This solution will let customers [more...]

Date: 2008-12-15 14:46:25

Isralog.com Blog Readers Put CASH in your PayPal!

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Date: 2008-06-08 22:09:58

Types of Credit Repair Services

Types of Credit Repair Services December 31st, 2008 Subscribe To Our Feed Unfortunately, the world is set up to encourage borrowing ... loan, you’ll need an unsecured credit card and a lender to get by. Americans with credit scores ... ll learn how to permanently stay out of debt and rebuild a positive credit history through [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 20:38:00

Freshpeople: Be Smart About Credit

Freshpeople: Be Smart About Credit Category: Wasting your time The new students have arrived at UC-Berkeley, closely pursued by hordes of credit card marketers. Right by my office is a bank that literally ... get your first credit card from the guy on the street offering you a t-shirt or worthless, plastic (likely lead [more...]

Date: 2008-08-27 13:12:29

Free Money!

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Date: 2009-01-06 12:56:43

How to Get Credit Card Debt Collectors to Focus Their Energy Elsewhere

Most of those people who cannot afford to pay their monthly minimum credit card payment become potential victims of the consumer debt collection industry. However, a growing number of consumers have found a law to protect themselves against credit card debt collectors. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 12:39:41

is it true if you use debt consolidation svc, they want your power of attorney to act on your behalf?

I've delayed getting help for credit-card debt because I was told by one company they want my power of attorney which needs to be notarized before I can do business with them. I think that's scary! Yes….this is true. Most want a limited power of attorney… Stay away from any "debt consolidation" company that promises to cut your debt in half through debt settlement….This is a risky tactic of deliberately ceasing all payments to creditors and forcing your accounts into default to attempt settlements. [more...]

Date: 2009-06-18 06:21:17

Take stock of your debt and get the right advice

With the New Year coming around many people are getting their New Year’s resolutions sorted out, ... to a 0% balance transfer credit card. If you have a range of credit cards and loans that you are repaying it may be worth considering Finding a 0 percent balance transfer credit card or a low rate [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 07:00:17

Ask Madison: Reader Mail Volume 2

One of my favorite parts about My Dollar Plan is getting to hear from you ... a credit card in 2006 and now the IRS is stating that we owe them $755 in taxes, how is this possible ... to do so. Since when is paying a credit card off become taxable? Can you tell me what we need to do to straighten [more...]

Date: 2008-09-30 14:32:31

6 Steps to Doomsday: A Great Depression II Scenario

I have to get this out of my system. BP’s interview with historians Michael Allen and Larry Schweikart helped assuage my fears some ... , out of money, default on their mortgages, car loans, student loans, credit card loans, etc. Bond ... access to credit, you can’t get that loan to start up the new business you’ve been planning [more...]

Date: 2008-10-07 18:00:29

Welcome to the Bad Credit Hotel: Check in for Free!

Mirrors on the ceiling…. pink champagne on ice. We are all just prisoners here, of our own device… ... marketing on college campuses and how student credit card debt has become a serious problem. Recent ... students — and adults as well — to learn to get a grip on excessive credit card spending [more...]

Date: 2008-10-22 14:22:16

My Debt Snowball

Until now, I have not really had any concrete debt reduction plan. I have just been making random extra payments on each card as I get the money ... . I entered all of my credit card information and used $1600 as my total monthly payment towards ... their debt. I decided to do some research on this and set one up for myself. The idea behind [more...]

Date: 2008-07-22 21:34:32

Loan Consolidation Can Help You, But Know What You’re Getting Into

Tom Garimentis has given us the great opportunity to look on his web page and find many different lenders whom are offering “unsecured financing” ... in the United States are virtually buried under credit card debt. Many can never seem to get past ... for and they are finding themselves further in over their heads as each month goes by. Credit card debt [more...]

Date: 2008-12-09 15:55:52

Debt consolidation loans

This is non profit organization that inquires about or aims to help people who have multiple debts and how to deal with it ... rating. You can also terminate credit card debt without consolidation. You can find the details on their site upon how a certain person get terminate his or her credit card debt eve without having [more...]

Date: 2008-09-21 05:00:13

Mike Murdock Preacher from Hell

I JUST SAW Mike murdock (inspirationtoday.com )tell his audience ” if your having credit card problems sow a $ 1000 seed on your credit card and wait for relief from your problem” Makin’ Da Money .. Anyway I Can Mike Murdock is one of these preachers who can stand in front of virtually anyone and preach about getting rich and never blink an eye. He has no shame when it comes to asking for money and promising you will get it back 30, 60, 100 fold. He continues to amaze me yet today. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-20 23:15:11

Last Chance To Enter Online Profits Twitter Contest

I want to remind everyone that tomorrow is the last day to enter my Twitter contest to win one of ten $288 Online Profits training course ... . Good luck! This Post Was Brought To You By Best Credit Card Offers Get up to $250 or even FREE round-trip plane tickets by signing up for hot credit card offers and bank deals! [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:48:22

8 Bad Things You’re Teaching Your Kids About Money

This is a guest post from Jonathan, one of the writers at Master Your Card ... readers to get out (and stay out) of credit card debt. If you’re a parent then you probably ... something. Once they understand this they might actually start turning the lights off when they leave [more...]

Date: 2008-11-28 16:34:36

Debt Negotiation with Credit Card Companies

by Daniel Atolben Are you drowning in debt and finding it difficult to make your monthly payments? ... to a collection agency. Since credit card companies won’t be getting all the money that you’ve agreed ... Even if you’ve had no problem controlling your debt in the past, there may be something unexpected [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 19:15:29

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