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Payday Loans - Sometimes They Are Your Only Choice

The financial crisis that is currently gripping the UK stemmed from a reliance on ‘bad’ debt ... institutions creaked at the strain of bad debt. The negative effect of the bad lending rippled ... hundreds of thousands of dollars to people who were simply unable to pay off the debt. Initially [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 07:23:56

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Bad Debt What Is It?

by Emma Elvie Most of us in today’s society never really pay any attention to the amount of debt that we accumulate until it is too late and then we are facing whether or not we should file bankruptcy. Well if you want to know how to avoid bad debt and what you can begin doing to get rid of all that excess burden in your life then you have come to the right place. I personally understand how difficult it can be on a person who has a lot of bad debt to pay each and every month. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-24 15:40:46

Obama's Brilliant Idea? Spend More Money On The Deadbeats Who Couldn't Pay The Mortgages They Shouldn't Have in The First Place

Great fiscal dem policy to start off a new administration, get or save mortgages for people who are here illegally, or those who have no SS #s, ... to pouring it towards bad debt after bad debt? I paid off my mortgage per the rules set forth ... or no jobs, most importantly with no way to pay the present mortgage a second lifeline [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 06:13:00

Family Finances: When you’re desperate, look out for fraud

At a recent home show, we were grabbed by a debt settlement company salesperson who offered to save us at least 40 percent in our effort to get ... Republican Searching For a Debt Consolidation Loan or Credit Card Counseling Service Beware Of Zombie Debt ... Collector? Bad Credit Debt Consolidation - Brutally Honest Advice Recent Debt and Foreclosure [more...]

Date: 2008-10-31 06:20:00

Debt Managment and Debt Consolidation Loans For Bad Credit

Amazon.de Widgets What is debt consolidation but a way to financial freedom with positive actions to bring about resolutions of high interest rates, late fees, over the credit line fees, etc. and see ones balances decrease instead of increase with positive impact on the credit rating. The question is frequently asked by consumers who find that answers to accumulating debt are on the wire and something has to be done. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-22 05:45:34

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

Debt Free

.fullpost{display:inline;}I`m an ordinary man with wife and two children to feed with my fix income ... debt consolidation program since 1997. So I sign up and ask for their free debt consultation ... so my debt becoming bad debt. That time is very stress full to me the debt collector always come [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 15:08:00

Obama Advice - Credit Card Debt Consolidation - How to Eliminate Your Bad Credit Debt Consolidation

Amazon.de Widgets The most ordinary difficulty of debtors is their unrestrained debts and then hunt discover for a way to hold these debt issues. While attractive debts, grouping never intend that the termination would be so devastating. At nowadays circumstances obligate them to modify go for binary debts thusly crescendo their burden. However demise the think strength be, debts should be unnatural and condemned according to the power to repay. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-10 14:21:37

Making a Plan to Get Out of Debt

by Ray Lam Debt elimination sounds so good to people with financial problems but can also seem like a unattainable dream ... bankruptcy debt discharge may not completely legally eliminate debt leaving you will a bad credit ... consolidation loan. Although debt consolidations do not erase the debt, they will eliminate credit card debt [more...]

Date: 2008-08-11 07:20:28


Potentially disturbing girly crap coming up. If you don’t wanna read it, then don’t. Please. That being said ... cash to pay off the bad, bad debt. So far I’ve managed to bring home a little under $200 in extra ... I thought something was, er, wrong with me. Fast-forward about 6 months, and I find out that nothing [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:28:10

See How ManagIng Your Personal Debt And Get What You Need Out Of Life

If statistical data are anything to go by it seems most of the people has some level of private debt. Debt in itself is not a bad thing so long as you’ve got the capability to pay it back without causing yourself additional stress. If we constantly consume more than we earn, the end result is not going to be good. If you want to manipulate your private debt you must get on top of your budget. The process of putting a budget together is not tough but you need to sit down and do it truthfully. [more...]

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

Teach Your Children Not to Bet Against Apollo Group

The numbers the posted last week were impressive indeed, and the internal/organic cash flow generation is a thing of beauty, as noted by ThinkEquity: ... leases. Bad debt expense remained subdued, dropping to only 3.6% of sales during 1Q09 from 4.2 ... . We expect bad debt expenses to remain below 4% of revenue during FY09. * Selling and Promotional [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 20:01:48

See How ManagIng Your Private Debt And Get What You Want Out Of Life

September 14, 2009 | By Terry Stanfield In Finance | If statistical data are anything to go by it appears most of the populace has some level of private debt. Debt in itself is not a bad thing so long as you’ve got the capability to make repayment without causing yourself additional stress. If we constantly consume more than we earn, the end result isn’t going to be good. If you need to govern your personal debt you want to get on top of your budget. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-14 22:57:00

Weekend Reading: Fantasy Baseball

About six months ago I entered into a Fantasy Baseball League with a group of personal finance bloggers ... England and in Kevin’s home town of Cincinnati, to help them raise money and awareness. American Cancer ... Do to Prepare for An Emergency Top 5 Paths to a Million Dollars Finance 101: Good Debt vs. Bad Debt [more...]

Date: 2008-10-05 14:13:20

Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

by Michael Geoffrey Yes, there is such a thing as good debt ... in the long run. * Student loans - Getting a college education is a good investment as well. By earning ... a start up loan for a business venture this can be good debt. Again you are borrowing in order to give [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 20:09:45

If you've got $13,000 in bad credit card debt, ask for help!

bank of j. Or at least stop adding to it :) One of my friend's bf had been going slowly under in credit card debt for years now, ... bad it actually was. He was $13,000 in credit card debt, spread across 3 cards with interest rates ... me want to vomit when i heard that...can you imagine? it's one thing to have a lot of debt [more...]

Date: 2008-08-28 15:57:30

U.K. Banks Weigh Debt Help

By CARRICK MOLLENKAMP and ALISTAIR MACDONALDU.K. banks could pursue a plan that would give faltering companies a way to offload bad debt in order to ... to exchange debt for equity, effectively bringing down debt-payment costs. The U.K. government ... a plan that is in its preliminary stages, these people said that U.K. banks -- possibly [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 14:35:00

Debt Consolidation Is The Way To Go

I think everyone is a bit scared these days with the way the economy has been going ... card debt was really bad. However, through debt consolidation I was able to get much lower interest ... you how to quickly eliminate up to 50% of your unsecured debts right away, plus avoid bankruptcy [more...]

Date: 2008-11-27 14:56:21

The Personal Finance Secrets “They” Don’t Want You to Know About

I get asked to review all sorts of crazy personal finance books, plans, programs, and schemes all the time, ... and negotiate lower rates (or in some cases a balance reduction), adopt a very strong debt repayment ... you attempt to buy your bad debt from the creditor (and then obviously dismiss it), but the legal [more...]

Date: 2008-08-30 17:00:11

Debts..yikes how do i overcome it

It is a human psycology that we spend more than we earn ... , I AM DEBT FREE!!! I thought I was going to have to spend my entire life paying off credit card bills ... for you to start saving money and get out of debt. Even if you have bad credit, debt consolidation [more...]

Date: 2008-09-02 20:03:23

And now for something completely different: The Poverty Party

So Bossy…do you all know Bossy?  She’s over there on my sidebar, Bossy is ... was his student loans.  $15,000 was credit cards and other bad, bad debt including an old car loan for a car ... married, I had approximately $18,000 in student loan debt to my name.  Not great, I think we’d agree [more...]

Date: 2008-10-16 15:14:56


.fullpost{display:inline;}The most common problem is financial. same financial problems that contribute to this problem in the bad credit loans ... for you to secede from debt in bank and also credit card, requirement of house, health, insurance ... of your family. Eliminates taste is anxious about debt, with bad credit loan of all your requirement [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 09:47:00

5 Fixes for Financial Woes Get Out of Debt Fast

This year we are not in a good shape when we talk about financial status. We expect too much of our farm crop ... and every debt. Include the debtor’s name, the amount of the debt, the interest rate, and the minimum ... . Put “bad” debts, such as unpaid high-interest credit card balances and payday loans – cash loans [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 04:04:12

huge tarp nothing more than a band aid

With its share price under renewed pressure, it looks as though CitiGroup is again on the verge of bankruptcy, ... s stop the charade and fully nationalize the company, including: The removal of the current ... . A wipeout of existing stakeholders, debt and equity alike. Forced write-down of bad debt.” Yahoo [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 14:14:46

Debt Cosolidation

.fullpost{display:inline;}When we have to deal with monetary emergency situation, ... for that problem.Now if you are in the bad debt problem you must come to debt elimination site. They will help ... . They are the expert in free debt consolidation program since 1997. So just go there now and solve [more...]

Date: 2008-12-20 04:01:00

Weekend Edition: 1-10

Random Observations Kudos to Esquire magazine for picking Gerard Baker as the “headliner” from South Dakota when it sought “wisdom and advice” from ... . Rushmore National Memorial. Further displaying my ignorance in economics, why is reduction in consumer debt a bad thing? Or are we just so locked into being a debt-based economy there’s no way [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 17:09:44

Understanding Second Chance Banking

by Lianne Gaines With the economic decline raging, a lot of folks have found themselves in either short-term or long-term economic trouble. Unfortunately, these troubles can haunt you across many aspects of your life. Too many individuals do not realize that there are ways to navigate around these financial troubles. Be it bad checks, credit debt, or lack of health care, there are resources that will get around, or at least alleviate whatever is blocking you from achieving a better financial outlook. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 10:39:14

No, Bums Are Not Richer Than You!

A couple days ago, my buddy Neil Patel made a post claiming that bums are on the street are actually richer than the average ... . I would never run a Credit Card balance. That’s bad debt. However, I would have no problems going heavily ... , his debt exceeded his assets by $800 million because of the NY real estate crash. One could say [more...]

Date: 2008-12-20 14:00:18

moving your money to a safer bank. *Based on FDIC data from March 2008. ... luck with eBay). Lazy Man talked about good debt vs. bad debt. The Good Human pointed out that gas [more...]

Date: 2008-07-16 10:10:35

Going Back to School, Adding More Debt, Hoping I Made the Right Choice

I haven’t brought this up here on the blog yet, but one of my big plans for 2009 is going back to school and getting a Master’s Degree ... new laptop.Monthly Update: Credit Card Debt Payoff ... . The bad: I’ll be adding $25K - $30K of debt. If I don’t get a big salary increase I’ll be paying [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 07:29:26

Debt Buyer Beware

If you receive quotes from anyone who does NOT ask you who your creditors are, you better RUN! With so many people in a financial hardship these days, many unscrupulous, untrained or ignorant people are jumping onto the debt consolidation band wagon… unfortunately this could mean big trouble for you! Did you know Citibank, Discover and Bank of America are much more likely to file a lawsuit against you if you make the mistake of enrolling into a bad debt setllement program over 24-30 months. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 15:22:37

Are you looking at every possible debt settlement option?

Typically when someone enters a debt settlement program they need to fit a set of criteria that includes having at least $10,000 in bad consumer debt and a very good reason why the debt has become delinquent. Valid reasons include loss of job, lowered income, divorce, medical issues, and even limited fixed income. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 22:34:00

Financial Plan for 2009

This year has been a rocky year for me.  The stock market took a tumble.  I never did find a full time job to replace my income ... more next year without cutting off circulation to my legs. While paying off my credit card debt, I need ... . Ideally, I’d love to eliminate $13,000 of my bad debt in 2009.  It’s possible if I find another [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 13:00:52

When Banks Increase Profits In A Falling Market

While we have all seen the headlines about debt problems in the UK, falling house prices, etc, you would have thought that the banks would be struggling to make money.  Think again! The only real way in which banks can lose money, from their traditional banking operations, is by writing off bad debts.  You may find this a little curious because surely as interest rates fall, their profit from each loan, each mortgage  and other instruments will fall – not always. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 02:04:09

G20 decides to become world’s new ruling economic council

The new order of things has been announced. Magically, now “Deficits and trade imbalances are believed to have played a prominent role in plunging the global economy into a downward spiral.” No - it was derivatives and fraudulent leveraging of bad debt into the economy. But who cares about the truth, there’s a new agenda to begin this shell game of swapping currency reserves around the world to create a new defacto global reserve currency. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 16:09:33

The “Helicopter Drop” Has Begun

The Fed cut interest rates to effectively 0% today, but that really isn’t important. The problem is that even though money is now ( ... about all the existing debt starting to go bad, so creating new loans doesn’t make sense. Thus comes the “helicopter ... debt and mortgage-backed securities to provide support to the mortgage and housing markets.” [more...]

Date: 2008-12-17 00:03:00

Repossessed Car Owners Shocked After Being Sued By Car Lenders

The latest in reality shows is Operation Repo, a team of “highly paid professionals” in the San Fernando Valley of California who repossess ... $2000. According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, an auto loan deficiency debt can remain ... a creditor has to take someone to court to enforce a bad debt. Creditors in Rhode Island have ten years [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 15:51:27

How to Replace Bad Financial Habits With Good Ones

This is a guest post from Leo Babauta of Zen Habits. His first book, The Power of Less, was recently published by Hyperion ... situation? Some ideas: Impulse spending. Overuse of credit cards or other debt. Spending without tracking ... stem from our financial habits. Bad financial habits lead to overspending, too much debt, a house [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 13:00:09

Friday morning links

TOP STORIES Rate cut from Japan, Barclays seeks funding - Reuters Nevada, Michigan, Florida lead 'underwater' list - AP Housing plunge: ... is more likely than many assume - MarketWatch Banks, consumer advocates urge U.S. to allow credit card debt ... it feels so bad - CNN/Money Economic data point to the start of a recession - LA Times Recession Ghost [more...]

Date: 2008-10-31 13:20:00

The Many Problems With Bailing Out Big Auto

Resplendent in their private jets, Detroit’s auto executives have been pleading to Congress for a piece of the bailout mania ... .  In the financial sector, collapse would lead to a chain reaction, as the bad debt cascaded ... into restructuring and consolidation efforts that would shed their unsustainable “legacy” contracts [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 15:07:15

Debt consolidation

As with most Americans there are few things as bad as being deep in debt ... card consolidation. I will need to get the payment on my credit cards back where I can afford to pay ... . Debt Consolidation is one option that I am looking at and I will need to make up my mind quickly [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 01:39:30

Debt Collection Agency With the Most Successful Collections

Delinquent accounts result in millions of dollars of losses for businesses every year, ... , then the collection process needs to begin as soon as possible. A debt collection agency knows that the longer a debt ... meaning that they are always looking for ways to increase their bad debt recovery ratio to offset [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 20:37:15

Central Economic Planning Doesn’t Work

Here is Ron Paul’s opening statement at the House Financial Services Committee hearing on January 13, 2009 dealing with the TARP funds ... we have all the malinvestment, all the bad debt. If we’re looking for a solution we have to have liquidation of debt, we don ... into this mess. As long as we continue to do the wrong things I don’t see any solution. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 22:26:41

Your tax dollars at work?

By Denise Ross If you can believe Rapid City property developer Doug Hamilton -and that does seem to be a big “if” - our tax dollars helped fund ... of his loan defaults, bounced checks and his bad business debt that stretches into the 10s of millions. ($18M in foreclosures so far, and possibly up to $45M in total debt, he says.) It all makes [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 15:12:53

Getting Out of Debt

‘Getting out of debt’ can seem quite daunting to most of us. It can seem like a never attainable goal ... you need to follow to make your bad debt elimination dream a reality: Set Goals You first need ... one of my earlier posts on debt consolidation to understand its pros and cons. Cut Down On Your Expenditure [more...]

Date: 2008-12-21 09:06:48

Show me the money

A good friend and entrepreneur was chatting with me on her phone, while in the post office checking her mail ... . She also includes information on how to make a payment online with a credit card. On the due date ... . A recent study found that businesses wrote off $152.5 billion in bad debt in 2007, based on IRS [more...]

Date: 2008-07-15 13:24:04

Debt Relief

Are in debt over your head? Unfortunately, most Americans are and the bad economy right now isn’t helping them get out of debt any quicker! ... for you, they also have other solutions, such as credit counseling, debt consolidation, bankruptcy and credit card monthly payments. You will pay significantly less, though, if you’re able to take advantage [more...]

Date: 2008-11-14 19:53:21

6 Money Management Software For Personal Finance (Freelancer’s Special)

Being a freelancer is not easy and more so in these troubled times of worldwide recession ... get themselves under debt by making certain bad decisions or investments. Lets take a look ... which was first introduced back in 1991. It can be used to keep record of loans, mortgages [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 14:41:12

How to keep on financing wind farms when banks have no money left.

My earlier wind diaries can all be found here: Wind power series Banks are engaged in a massive deleveraging exercise right now. One part of that has been much described and commented upon: the elimination of bad assets ... user of debt finance to get investments done. This means that it is an industry particularly [more...]

Date: 2008-12-23 17:13:33

Eliminate Debt

Most people,at some point of time in their lives are affected by debt and then lead a dejected and totally unhappy life ... in the web site.The web site also provides you information on how bad a credit card debt ... .It is very important that one finds a good debt consolidation service to eliminate [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 22:44:46

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