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Amazon.de Widgets If you want to take a loan to repay others, debt consolidation is the best bet. For paying down credit cards the most easiest way is to try a credit counseling program. One of the most assured measures to lower all your debts swiftly is here. Stop being at stake with striking debts, put them together into one debt consolidation program to have one low monthly payment. This can even help you control your monthly payment structure and keep you within a budget. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-15 23:43:02

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fix your finances, save money – step 2

Breaking through the wall. In the middle of the Olympics, I thought it would be a good idea to issue a personal finance challenge, ... to pay less for the same service. debt repayment Option 1: If you have a credit card that you’re ... 1 Otherwise, if your debt is large-ish (a few thousand and up) and you have a good credit rating, it may [more...]

Date: 2008-08-21 12:00:46

2005 Bankruptcy Law Finance Industry Sought has Strangled Economy

Was the banking industry screwed over by its own bankruptcy law? It sure appears to have hurt the economy.. ... that escape route and forces better-off households to continue paying credit card debt, which makes ... .“Before the reform, overindebted households might file bankruptcy and get rid of their credit card [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 04:35:33

Five Wellness Economic Solutions

When I first started my wellness business it was because of a positive experience with nutritional supplementation. A health recovery ... . You will be taking steps towards wellness. Solution #2 We all need to get a grip on credit card debt ... economic events my mentor wrote to us about our role in fostering solutions. I love the force [more...]

Date: 2008-10-22 22:50:10

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

Good Byes and Handshakes

Part of the supporting cast, I landed this role, but I've never been handed a script. The camera keeps rolling while I make shit up ... of words keep drifting through the mind. Like debt load, financial obligations, credit card, interest ... I'm not getting it? No one has really filled me in on that. Guess it would either mean a lawyer [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:45:00

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

Corporate Greed: Opposition to Employee Free Choice Act

Pundits, journalists and even economists have strained to find the reasons for our nation’s economic meltdown, ... on their homes or piling up credit card debt for non-essentials, millions of Americans had no choice ... stumbling over tortured concepts like “structured investment vehicles” and “collateralized debt.” [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 19:29:58

Love in the Time of Economic Recession

“C’mon, Love, think about it,” he says in that adorable and sometimes impossible-to-comprehend British accent of his, “You can move in with me! ... , and the dwindling contents of my checking account (and slowly rising credit card debt) made the idea of rent ... to be taken seriously (the four vodka cocktails I’d consumed that night didn’t help, either [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 14:35:30

99 High Paying Keywords: The Secret Is Out!

Incorporating high paying keywords into your site is critical to maximizing your income. Who has the time to figure it all out? How much are you willing to pay for this type of information? The secret is out: Here are 99 keywords you can use with payouts averaging $2-$100 per click: 1. Structured settlements 2. Mesothelioma 3. Acne 4. Life Insurance 5. Death Insurance 6. Bextra 7. Asbestos 8. Car Insurance 9. Dental Plans 10. Private Jets 11. Debt Consolidation 12. Credit Cards 13. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 02:51:40

Shamed solicitor faces jail for taking from pensioner’s will

By Michael MacLeod A DISGRACED former lawyer who took almost half-a-million pounds from a dead pensioner’s will used the cash to pay off his own debts. Michael Karus, 48, embezzled £413,052.81 while acting as the executor of the estate of the late Edith Hampton, who died aged 89 in 2003. It emerged yesterday in court that he used the former teacher’s cash to settle debts in his own law and property firms and even paid off a personal credit card debt. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 17:11:34

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

Kevin Drum — Why Can’t We Have It All?

Kevin Drum is looking at the benefits of massive fiscal stimulus as well as tax cuts… And he wonders why we don’t do both? Stimulus spending can ( ... than they are today. Likewise, it will be helped along if consumers have paid down some of that credit card debt and put a few dollars aside. Right? We can’t keep running a negative savings rate [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 21:07:07

Pawlenty on the Bailouts

Pawlenty on the Bailouts Jennifer Rubin - 12.08.2008 - 7: ... , there’s one small problem with the whole concept and that is by any reasonable accounting standard, the federal government of the United States is broke. They’re using credit card debt to pay off credit [more...]

Date: 2008-12-08 12:53:34

Having Problems Paying Your Bills?

Take a few minutes off and answer the following questions.1. What financial concerns are giving you headache right now?a. Credit card billsb ... in debt, try this next suggestion. My Fapturbo is an automated trading system that will help ... 1?a. File a loan to pay other loansb. Drop the insurancec. Declare bankruptcy d. Take second [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:15:28

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 Consolidation.

With the holidays coming, it’s no doubt that December is the most expensive month for all ... of credit card debts because of their unstoppable swiping and also fall into rental debts because ... her to check out the financial institutions offering medical debt consolidation. I read somewhere [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 08:51:59

Save Yourself From Debt Drowning

Credit cards today is I think one of the most fast and easy ways to pay anything that is payable with it in this planet ... ? For your information, they specialize at professional debt negotiation and debt settlement. For over years already ... months! There are great benefits of this debt settlement service. Here are the following. Lower [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 04:30:14

Ultimate Debt Guide - Get Out of Debt With Debt Consolidation?

by Ash Ford How to get out of debt by not filing for bankruptcy or by signing up to a long-term debt relief plan which has the potential to push you ... truth about the credit card game is clear to me now and you’ll learn why numerous people remain in debt ... and be in over your head with loans, credit cards, car payments, mortgages etc. Finding a way [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 02:47:14

In This Failing Economy A Multitude Of Business Owners Are Searching For Fresh Marketplaces In Which To Do Business

This terrible financial system is leaving a lot of people that were in business looking for a new means of income ... particularly credit card debt. The standard American family has somewhere around ten thousand or more in debt ... . In particular the debt settlement industry Some people would question why get into this market. Well [more...]

Date: 2008-11-29 04:11:23

Debt Elimination

Debt Elimination Almost all employees I know have at least one or two credit cards which they use for buying clothes, groceries and many other things. It’s been a practice to use credit card payments ... rates. If everything fails then seek help from debt consolidation company who will advice you on so many [more...]

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

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

Weekly Roundup: June All-Stars Edition

Hard to believe half the year is already in the books.  Time flies when you are having fun! ... Dad Second Stimulus Check Frugal Dad Square Foot Gardening How to Get Out of Credit Card Debt Frugal ... . 50 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do.  I need to add air conditioner repair to this list.  Ours [more...]

Date: 2008-07-05 11:00:32

Shrink Your Debt

From Entrepreneur.com : In general, the best choices for debt negotiation and settlement are unsecured loans and credit cards. Since there is no collateral that can be attached to satisfy the debt, creditors are more likely to negotiate to avoid writing off the entire debt. The two most common approaches for debt negotiation are to pay a lump sum that is less than the total amount owed, or to restructure the payment schedule with lower monthly payments. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-14 14:00:00

Reader Mailbag #30

Each Monday, The Simple Dollar opens up the reader mailbags and answers ten to twenty simple questions offered up by the readers on personal finance ... if it would be a smarter idea to take the money I would be investing to continue paying off my debt over the next 6 months, after which I will have eliminated my credit card debt and half of my [more...]

Date: 2008-09-29 14:00:56


Some may say this is a bit of a rant, but I believe it needs to be said, and it's my blog, so I will say it ... 2.  Credit card debt is at an all-time, unsustainable high 3.  The banking industry is in total meltdown ... and wait to see what happens?   I'd like to offer another alternative... Pay Attention!  Each [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 15:52:31

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

40 Money Tips for College Students

I remember the first day I set foot at college, it was a mixture of excitement and fear at the prospect of being on my own ... , myself included, this means graduating with some student loan debt (I had and still have over $20k in student loans) but that’s OK. Avoid credit card debt at all costs. Consider this, if you owe [more...]

Date: 2008-09-24 11:43:57

Branded Credit Card Searches Increase

With holiday shopping behind us and the economy in recession, I wondered if we'd see any change in Internet searches for credit cards ... debt? The latest data I could find were from November and indicate that consumers are becoming [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:38:47

Arrange Your Own Debt Consolidation and Save Money

Amazon.de Widgets Debt consolidation companies can and have provided excellent services to thousands who have had severe credit card debt and who were suffering financial problems as a result. However, these services are not free and also many people don’t like the idea of handing over their personal information to these companies. The solution: DIY debt consolidation. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 15:43:00

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

Congress Dismayed By The Direction Of Paulson’s ‘$700 Billion Plane’

Today, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson appeared before the House Financial Services Committee — alongside Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and ... up just about everything but mortgages, including credit card debt. But as Andrew Jakabovics explained, “ ... Relief Program (TARP). During the hearing, Congress voiced its displeasure with Paulson. [more...]

Date: 2008-11-19 00:00:30

Cheap is the new black

From the Wall Street Journal: Hard-Hit Families Finally Start Saving, Aggravating Nation’s Economic Woes Rick and Noreen Capp recently reduced their credit-card debt ... s what economists call the “paradox of thrift.” U.S. household debt, which has been growing steadily since [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 11:35:39

Credit Card law questionable

There’s no shortage of blame for the mortgage crisis that drove the economy into the ditch ... Act of 2005, households could erase their unsecured debts by filing for Chapter 7 liquidation ... the reform, overindebted households might file bankruptcy and get rid of their credit card debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 10:09:00

Student, Car Debt Quietly Added to Bailout Plan

Jeez! This country very well may be doomed beyond hope! This is not the time to be sneaky, and push even more expenses on the taxpayers ... its bailout plan to include buying student loans, car loans, credit card debt and any other “troubled” assets ... program to foreign banks with extensive loan operations in the United States, potentially added tens [more...]

Date: 2008-09-24 02:08:02

free at last!

I don’t know really but emails keeps on spamming my inbox on ways to finally  get out of credit card debt ... and loan talks, but you see, things are going great now, totally debt free and peace of mind ... and make a discussion with your financial company, it can help to tell them the honest situation [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:24:18

Consolidating Your Debt May Help You In A Tough Economy

by John Brennan The present difficult economy affects each of us differently ... . If you simultaneously have an auto loan, credit card loan, home mortgage and other lines of credit at retail ... of credit have been extended, debt consolidation can help the individual get their life and finances back [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 08:15:18

Proper Debt Consolidation

Managing your finances is not an easy task. It is so easy to get carried away with spending without thinking twice about your budget limits ... , you might just be surprised that you need Credit Card Debt Consolidation Programs. Such programs could help you find effective ways to solve your debt problem. Debt Settlement Programs will help [more...]

Date: 2008-06-21 03:42:12

Rebuild your nest egg - 17 moves to secure your future now

Consumer Reports - January 2009 When bad investments happen to good people, there's only one thing to do short of weeping: Turn to Plan B ... and household goods. About 20 percent have paid off most or all of their credit-card debt ... and making choices we'd hoped to avoid. We might have to work harder to slash debt, cut spending [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 22:42:30

Pretty big steps. Does the real Minsky Moment lie ahead?

"We are looking at some pretty big steps which we would not take in ordinary times but we are ready to take them.. ... US student debt and credit card debt (judging by my stay in Ann Arbor, home to UMich, the two [more...]

Date: 2008-10-05 12:00:48

Stocking Stuffer

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… With the Federal Reserve cutting bank lending rates to near zero, ... and credit card debt are at anywhere from six to 20 ... tree?” My white in-laws are taller than our tree. If you’ve been capitalistic, materialistic, perhaps [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 18:47:31

Debt Consolidation Can Help

I know it must be very hard these days for a lot of families that are facing foreclosure or worse because of the downturn in the economy ... get you the money you need to pay off those ugly credit cards but they also believe in debt prevention ... consolidation loan. Put simply, this takes all the debt you have, rolls it all into one lump sum and uses [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 04:01:05

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

American Profit Recovery

Two months ago, our credit card debt from Sears was over. I’m thankful to the Collection Agency that resolve this matters ... in this country. LOL! I'm just kidding! Speaking of debt collection, I stumbled upon a site ... more profitable, but change the fundamental way in which a collection agency operated. They have a proven [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 01:07:14

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

10 Tips on Saving Money

Tip 1 ” Although credit cards are a convenient way to pay for things they can lead to trouble if you cannot afford to keep up with the total repayments. Interest on credit cards is often offered at an extremely low rate for the first few months and increased dramatically therein after. Debt can quickly spiral out of control and become unmanageable for many people therefore it is sometimes necessary to consolidate all of the debt into one manageable package by engaging in one small low cost loan. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-19 11:18:31

Best of KCLau’s Money Tips 2008

2008 is an exciting year for me. I was able to build more income streams and therefore increase my overall income compared to the previous year ... you are looking for about Bursa Malaysia Case Study: Consolidating Personal Loan, Mortgage and Credit Card Debt Do you have the assets to pay for your liabilities? Personal Asset Inventory Template How [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 23:00:36

Blackwater CEO Lights Pants on Fire in WSJ Op-Ed

Blackwater CEO Erik Prince's op-ed in the Wall Street Journal is so full of spin, sugar-coating, and quarter-truths, ... writes in Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror. "He ran up credit card debt and worked day ... into the security industry after having careers in the military of law enforcement, Shannon just read [more...]

Date: 2008-12-17 19:14:15

Suze Orman’s Free Book - Fixing Your Finances in 2009

Barack Obama’s speech warning of devastating unemployment levels and a lengthy recession was no surprise to most Americans ... to do this year. For example, the general Credit advice for 2009 is: Make it a priority to pay off your credit ... to get your FICO credit score above 720. Be very careful where you turn to for help with credit card debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 13:29:00

Goldman Sachs and UBS Executives Will Forgo Bonuses

One of my concerns about the original bailout bill was that the money paid to financial institutions would be used to pay for outsized executive ... that it is alright to refuse payment for horrible financial results and I hope more banks follow suit. Thanks ... Money Be Used to Forgive Credit Card Debt?: ... [more...]

Date: 2008-11-17 16:41:38

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