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Texas Sues Broadway Photo, aka PreferredPhoto, Wilddigital, Amphotoworld, Milleniumcamera, digitalliquidators

A HUGE thank you to Greg Abbott and the attorneys at the State of Texas’ Attorney General’s Office.( ... at Broadway’s Web site and selecting the desired goods, consumers are invited to use a credit card ... and credit card information, consumers are informed that their orders are being processed. Shortly [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 06:11:00

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Got Credit Card debt? You may be in luck…

by Rolfe Winkler, CFA If you’re delinquent on your credit card balances, now may be a good time to pay down that debt ... are being offered deals that forgive 20 to 70 percent of credit card debt… Just as lenders competed ... desperate card companies: After helping to foster the explosive growth of consumer debt in recent [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 01:44:51

Seriously, can I get a freaking break!??!?

I teared up yesterday when I got home as I was dealing with the garbage. And if you know me…I don’t tear up easily ... , have to pay off my credit card, but that my life is good. I can focus on what is good in my life ... of rely on my credit cards. I spent about $100 at Toys R Us for the kids. But seriously, the rest [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 19:04:29

Avoiding while Choosing the Good Card

There are a lot of potential credit card that in first working of the time the young adults must choose of ... to be returned later. These can go a long path to help to warn the debt of the credit card. In fact ... has some highest odds to place them in serious debt. In, the individuals who are capable to direct [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 09:54:09

Not good

Credit card defaults are on the rise.  From Reuters:  Capital One Financial Corp (COF.N), one of the largest issuers of MasterCard and Visa credit cards, said on Thursday that credit defaults rose in December as a deepening recession led unemployment to its highest level in almost 16 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 14:09:06

Credit Exchange

Credit Exchange Everyday we hear it on the news about how people are struggling to pay their credit card ... Debt Consolidation Company . Credit Exchange is a referral company , working to assists ... . Right now, banks are even enticing the students. Credit card is good to have ,but if you we don't [more...]

Date: 2008-11-21 23:56:01

Debt Consolidation

Having a credit card is good since mostly people use here in the States or other countries to purchase any items or pay off a bill in the restaurant, ... their site and apply unsecured debt consolidation loans now. ... from the credit card company, you should pay it right away or else there will be an interest [more...]

Date: 2008-10-14 04:04:56

How To Stop Bill Collectors From Harrassing You

A reader at Sample Debt Validation Letter asks how to get a collection agent to stop harassing her ... . Who can I report her to? And how do I get her to quit harassing me? The debt is an old credit card ... of all, once you enter the world of defaulted credit card debt - what good is it doing to talk to these people [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 03:45:37

Managing Your Credit Cards Responsibly

September 27, 2009 | By Tawana Rashing In Finance | by Tawana RashingCredit cards can easily go from being your best friend to your worst enemy. If your credit is any good at all, you probably get a ton of pre-approval notices from different companies. They?re offering you the world in a credit card ? no APR, huge credit limits, awesome purchase bonuses and more. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 17:25:27

Credit Repair Help - It’s Not As Hard As You Think!

by Mark Alison People are in debt. Living in this world with bad credit can be difficult ... of your credit cards, be sure to pay off and close the accounts. Credit history is important ... s a good idea to join a credit union as well. They offer a better chance of giving you a consolidation [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 14:47:19

Are Retailer’s Credit Cards A Good Idea?

by Steven J. Talrechi The ads are nearly inescapable ... , with one caveat. If you don’t completely pay off this retailer’s credit card within those two years, you’ll ... for these purchases in full upfront, use a traditional credit card instead and pay off the balance [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 15:48:04

F? H? WTF? Ayetttee lah!

This is a conversation between me and one banking officer when I called their helpline for assistance. Bank Officer: Good evening, sir ... with me. I normally keep the all the numbers (credit cards, bank accounts) in my mobile phone, but I reformatted ... . How may I assist you? Me: Good evening. I am going to make a credit card payment but I forget [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 01:08:04

Finance Fiesta #7: Mamma Mia Edition

Welcome one and all to the 7th Edition of the Finance Fiesta!  This is the first carnival I have ever hosted, so hope it’s a good one for you ... she knows best.  I give these posts the thumbs up as the best of the week. Mr. Credit Card from Ask Mr Credit Card answers a question from a reader “A Collections Company Sold my Debt After it was paid [more...]

Date: 2008-07-17 13:00:20

Forgiven Debt Really is Income

There was a pretty good post over at WiseBread yesterday on how if a credit card company forgives some of what you owe, what was forgiven is income you have to pay taxes on. On the one hand, this is a point worth repeating because it seems to surprise most people. On the other hand, the post neglects to mention an important exception, and, moreover, feeds into the belief that this is an irrational fluke of the tax code. It isn’t. It makes sense. You owe Credit Card Corporation (CCC) $5000. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 15:59:00

Debt Relief Services

We’ve spent a bit of time here talking about various ways to prepare your finances, in both good times and bad ... , including a great FAQ on credit card debt consolidation and other debt consolidation programs ... and credit card consolidation.  There is enough information to really help you understand the process [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 03:59:06

Housing Good News

December 12, 2008 Here’s a piece of good news about the foreclosure mess and the overall bad housing market ... will struggle when the adustable rate (ARM) adjusts in the future. . Further good news on the credit card front – Another friend of mine fell 2 months behind on credit card payments. He had a 5 to 15 year [more...]

Date: 2008-12-13 01:52:23

2nd home mortgages

2nd home mortgages start a new loan account by paying off the first mortgage ... have on your existing mortgage and present debts, such as your credit cards, that this would be a good way ... and checking your credit reports should be followed.Its fee includes settlement costs, discount points etc [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 03:52:19

The Last 30 Years Weren’t Good For America’s Financial Picture

by William Blake The answer to that lies in remembering just what we were like in the late seventies, and where we are now ... mainstream consciousness with the advent of electronic payment processing. Credit card debt ... a credit card became a little tougher. Consumers in the late seventies were by and large cash [more...]

Date: 2008-10-29 15:56:05

Making Sense of Your Credit Report

by William Blake If you are trying to do the smart thing and take a look at your recent credit report, ... score. There is also credit card counseling services ... you will be extended any credit with a good rate of interest, if you were looking for a debt [more...]

Date: 2008-10-03 16:23:30

Making a list, checking it twice…

Ah, I do love making resolutions. I generally revise them on a monthly basis – goals are good! – but here's a snippet of what I'm plotting for 2009 ... some more friends who enjoy playing board games. 7. Part ways with the credit card, for good. Learn to love ... the fact that this resolution is already off to a bad start. 11. Catch up the number of [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 14:26:51

Is the crunch putting the brakes on credit cards?

by Mark Wright The current economic slowdown that is battering the financial world is a little different from previous ‘market readjustments’ ... debt that individuals have built up during the good times, when credit was easy to obtain ... . In lender’s eyes, this lack of available cash means that customers pose a greater risk to the credit card [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 10:32:04

Credit Repair

Credit Repair Our good name and reputation are things that we usually care about owing to the fact that no matter what happened in your life if ... or read and browse on sites that would give credit repair tips because if you don’t do something ... will vanish if you’ll be saddled by numerous unpaid credit cards or multiple loans. Better be careful [more...]

Date: 2008-09-04 13:19:08

Options for financial freedom

During the time when you were taking out your loans or using your credit cards, it seems like a very good idea, I am sure ... that you have with the credit bureau. Bill consolidation which is relatively new, works ... that a lot of people are taking is filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy of taking on a bill consolidation program [more...]

Date: 2008-12-26 13:28:02

20 Things That Rock About Being Debt Free

I have been debt free for (almost) three years.  The following is inspired by a conversation that I had recently with a good friend - a buddy of ... .  I spend a little extra on nicer things for my wife.  In the past, credit card debt crippled ... .  I can disregard every credit card application that comes my way [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 12:15:57

YOUR VIEW: Charles Merlis

We’re bailing out large corporations, it’s time to help the little guy ... us to spend on goods and services. Instead many people have used it to reduce their credit card debt ... For a Debt Consolidation Loan or Credit Card Counseling Service Source: YOUR VIEW: Charles [more...]

Date: 2008-10-28 03:36:43

I got 78% C

I just took a Bills IQ test to see if we're financially fit and I got a score of 78 % C.! ... . :) I also realized that loans and credit card payments must indeed be paid on time, if not interests ... be the last resort if we're not careful with our paying our loans and credit card on time. But it is a good [more...]

Date: 2008-07-24 01:08:00

Advanta Business Credit Cards: A Closer Look

The credit card wars continue to heat up and that spells “good news” for consumers ... , has thrown the gauntlet down and is now offering a low APR on balances until the debt is paid off. Let [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:33:16

Crafty Creditors Are Making Changes

This is a guest post from Tisha Tolar is a freelance writer providing content for CreditCardAssist ... . By today’s standards, a good customer can simply be late paying a debt other than the credit card ... and charges to accumulate, leaving you in even greater debt. Credit card companies rely on the fact [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 13:10:23

January 7 - IBM/MSFT Layoff Rumors Remain - Oglivy Cuts 10% - LM Glasfiber Spins 150 Out the Door - Cessna Warns - 400 Less at Barclays - Aloca Sheds 15,200 - EMC Deletes 2400 - Lenovo Erases 2500

                                  Mike: Good day to all ... with credit scores of 500 who don’t have a steady job. Credit cards are drying up for many, which prohibits those with marginal credit from purchasing with credit cards. Homes are no longer ATMs [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 13:47:48

2009 Personal Finance Goals - Back to the Essentials

The start of the year is always a good time to take stock of your situation and make assessments on what you would like to achieve ... share the responsibility for most joint bills, but we each pay our own credit cards and don’t have access to one another’s credit card accounts [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 11:03:18

Senate Steineger Addresses Address to AFP Summit

We received this email from State Senator Chris Steineger earlier today, and we wanted to share it with you uncut and unedited ... , huge credit card debt for throw away consumer goods, and driving gas guzzler vehicles exemplify ... . Our government and its people have been living well beyond our means. The increased National debt, the federal [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 20:07:00

Credit Card Processing Rates – The Big Six

September 27, 2009 | By Anne Torres In Finance | by Anne TorresIf you’re new to the merchant services industry, you’ll find that there is a very high level of competition going on among its participants. In choosing an account provider, one usually goes for the one that offers the lowest credit card processing rates. However, things may not be that simple as the merchant will need to have a good understanding of these rates and how they play a role in the way an account will be handled. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 09:46:29

Advice For Debt Consolidation

Many people have used and enjoyed the services of debt consolidation companies because of their amazing ability to manage bad credit or other debts ... a good debt consolidation company won’t be too hard. You can enhance your bad credit status ... results from owning more than two credit cards. The advantages of debt consolidation are enormous [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 18:00:17

October 2008: Goals Update

Goal Specific-Pay off transferred credit card balance Measurable-approximately $11K Attainable-$800 a month Realistic-That’s about what I pay every month right now for debt servicing. Timely-By January 2010 Grade: Neutral $800+ went to the credit card company, but I have to admit it does no good to send in money if you keep charging [more...]

Date: 2008-11-05 18:10:55

What If You Can’t Pay All Your High Priority Debts

by Ian Pelham Although individual priorities may vary, ... I can pay my credit cards.” Not a good idea at all. Virtually every strategy to keep your home ... strategies for dealing with debt problems discussed throughout this course. Occasionally, though it is best [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 18:55:18

Online Payment Systems: The Missed Opportunity

For the past few years online advertising has been the de-facto monetization mechanism for online businesses that do not sell physical goods ... for a typical web startup. Let’s start by looking at existing solutions: Accepting Credit Cards on Your Site In order to accept a credit card on your site, you need two things. 1) a merchant account [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 17:48:15

Why Choose a Personal Secured Loan?

Listed below are some of the many reasons why choosing a personal secured loan makes good sense ... a number of other smaller loans, credit or store card balances. You would then benefit by having ... , weddings, buying a new car to consolidating all your existing loans, credit and store cards. A personal [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 01:36:17

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

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

Can Debt Consolidation Help To Overcome Credit Card Debts?

Are you looking for some inside information on being sued for debt? Here’s an up-to-date report from debt consolidation experts who should know. A debt consolidation loan enables you to reduce these high payments and avoid expensive loan penalties. Creditors will give customers with a good credit history a better rate to keep their business. Once you have rates as low, target the cards with the highest rates first, then work your way down the list. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-19 12:42:52

Can Debt Consolidation Help To Overcome Credit Card Debts?

Are you looking for some inside information on being sued for debt? Here’s an up-to-date report from debt consolidation experts who should know. A debt consolidation loan enables you to reduce these high payments and avoid expensive loan penalties. Creditors will give customers with a good credit history a better rate to keep their business. Once you have rates as low, target the cards with the highest rates first, then work your way down the list. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-16 18:49:56

The 401k Debit Card: Is This a Good Idea?

Miranda Marquit edits information on debt consolidation for DestroyDebt.com. She also writes on personal finances for YieldingWealth.com ... secured credit card."  Unfortunately, it is yet another ... of plastic card) to money. And, in an era where lending standards are making it difficult to take [more...]

Date: 2008-08-06 15:30:18

debt consolidation

we all are aware that the financial situation these days are not looking good, with companies cutting down employees and recession going on, ... that will help you compare the various debt management and credit counseling programs. and they even ... questions about credit related problems, credit card consolidation, and much more. but still [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 05:15:44

Carnival of 20-Something Finances: "Viral Pictures" edition.

Goooooooooood morning my fellow PF readers and bloggers! ... , and in depth, review of credit card goodness. It's a long one, but you'll come away a lot smarter ... company, and penned a NY Times best-seller! Come again? Hilary Green gives us the Cars Under $25,000 [more...]

Date: 2008-07-14 10:32:00


Okay so we unequivocally didn’t intend upon all to finish up similar to this, we feel hideous as good as comprehend my mistakes as good as wish to repair them. we only can’t means it anymore. we have a 2 credit cards with a sum of 8,000.00 charged up upon them. we have a loan from collateral a single healthcare as good as a loan from caring credit. So fundamentally dual illness loans. we have a automobile loan as well. I’m in 28,000 low as good as in my EARLY 20’s. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 18:18:54

Is Using Credit More Expensive? Not Always

One of the biggest things that anti-credit proponents like to hold up is that using credit is more expensive. But is it really? ... save you money - a lot of money. Using your good credit score to help you leverage your debt ... With A Cash Back Credit Card - My favorite method for this works especially well when you shop online [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 13:14:47

Smoothing Out Economic Wrinkles With… Botox

The economy may be in the tank, but some people are still willing to pay hundreds of dollars to look good ... , patients are reluctant to run up credit-card debt on a big ticket item like surgery. In a survey ... ranging from breast augmentation to nose reshaping, according to the Journal. A 41-year-old single [more...]

Date: 2008-12-23 10:49:28


One of the most under-reported stories in Pittsburgh sports history has to be the case of Dr ... with the team in 2007. I distinctly remember a report that he had purchased $150,000 of HGH on a credit card, which probably didn't look good given today's touchy atmosphere on that topic. Today, ESPN [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:23:00

Paypal Limited Access - Resolved

The start of this month was not on a very good note financially ... . They wanted proof of documentation, for which I uploaded my recent credit card statement, my bank ... quizzes, jokes and more from our sponsor - BinBrain Tags: credit card statement, hosting domain [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 02:09:24

Collector Threatens Jailtime Over Dead Debt [Debt Collectors]

Reader R. kinda messed up his credit years ago. He's a good boy now and his credit score is 700+, ... of limitations on the debt has well passed and threatening to send a debtor to jail is a violation of Federal law ... but now RSI Claims Process Services is hassling him about a 12-year-old credit card debt [more...]

Date: 2008-10-24 21:04:06

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