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Erase Bad Credit

by John Cooper If you have bad credit there is hope ... has received some form of payment. For example with a charged off credit card account the debt has been sold to a collection agency, and the lender has no need to save any record of your account. Recent [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 18:52:30

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The Bill Collector Letter That Shuts Them Up

The Bill Collector Letter That Shuts Them Up by Sean PayneDo you remember the feeling you get when a letter from a bill collector shows up in the mail? The queasy feeling you get in your guts when you’re told that you owe money that you are unable to repay? And later on, when the phone calls and letters hound you for money that you don’t have?Now is the time to turn the tables on those debt-collecting predators. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 13:36:48

Think-tank Roundup 18 - 18th July 2008

Think-tank Roundup 18 - 18th July 2008 From the desk of cassilis ·July 18, 2008 at 12:35 pm · Filed under All WW, Blog Roundups, Media, Politics, ... education – ‘Featuring a foreword from Schools Minister Andrew Adonis, this collection brings together ... Law in the Making: Influence and Change in the Legislative Process”. The report “analyses [more...]

Date: 2008-07-18 11:35:53

Seeing through the Myths by Dale Allen Pfeiffer

Posted by dandelionsalad on November 1, 2008 by Dale Allen Pfeiffer featured writerDandelion SaladDale’s blog postThe Mountain Sentinel Nov 1, 2008 * Introduction * The War on Terror * The Surge and Decline of Oil Prices * The Bailout * Election 2008 Introduction US democracy and free market capitalism are nothing more than myths [more...]

Date: 2008-11-01 22:49:23

p2pnet MediaSentry digest

p2pnet news view P2P | RIAA News:- That MediaSentry, the RIAA’s dedicated but terribly inept not-so-Private Eye, has been operating across America without proper authorization, is now being widely reported on- and off-line. Originally revealed by Recording Industry Vs The People and p2pnet, [more...]

Date: 2008-08-13 17:16:45

Incidental #903

GIVEN THE TRADITIONAL ETHNOHISTORICAL CONNEXIONS BETWEEN MINNESOTA AND NORWAY, I THOUGHT YOU MAY FIND INTERESTING THIS VIRAL VIDEO showing, ... . Almost all their actions brought about the law of unintended consequences. The goal of model cities [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 22:18:47

Know your debt collection rights

Know your debt collection rights Tracy Coenen Aug 26th 2008 Filed under: DebtI'm a firm believer that those who owe money should pay it ... collectors who violate the law when it comes to contacting you about your debt. It's important ... Collection Practices Act sets forth the rules that debt collectors must follow, and the rules [more...]

Date: 2008-08-26 17:57:54

California Debt Consolidation

California Debt Consolidation January 16th, 2009 Debtors are the ones who face tough times ... in the deferred presentment business would therefore be termed as illegal in California. The debt consolidation ... in California through their debt consolidation loan help you to improve your credit score. They abide [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:11:25

The 110th AIA/APA Joint Annual Meeting Concludes: A Personal Reflection

Yesterday afternoon I returned from 2009 Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in Philadelphia. Although a bit chaotic, the meeting was very productive. The chaotic bit refers to the fact that the AIA extended its academic program to three paper sessions per day rather than the normal two, [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 11:47:00


Pope Benedict Pope Benedict XVI may visit the Holy Land next year, Israeli and Vatican officials said today ... amount of unpaid property tax amounts to roughly NIS 300 million, with the Latin Patriarchate the biggest offender, a city spokesman said. The debt collection has been frozen pending ongoing [more...]

Date: 2008-11-27 19:42:48

FDIC Insurance Coverage: Limits and Strategies

recent history of bank failures in the United States. Unfortunately, just over a week later, the graphic that I put together is already out of date… Just yesterday, the FDIC announced that two more banks failed: The 28 branches of 1st National Bank of Nevada and First Heritage Bank N.A [more...]

Date: 2008-07-24 10:06:53

US Consumers $1 Trillion in Credit Card Debt

I tell you, the more I read about the antics of credit card companies (jacking up interest rates, etc) ... of how many debt collection companies are abusing consumers makes me cringe. I’ve walked in those abused ... consumers to the unscrupulous and minimally regulated world of debt collection. Credit card companies [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 07:45:57

What I Learned From Going Bankrupt in My 20s That Proves to Be Immensely Valuable in My 30s

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in that grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat [more...]

Date: 2008-07-14 18:32:38

CompuCredit must "Comp You Cash"

$114 million refund in pipeline for subprime credit card users - Action Line - MiamiHerald ... Capital Systems, a debt collection company wholly owned by CompuCredit, engaged in deceptive conduct in marketing credit cards as part of its debt collection activities and engaged in abusive practices [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 02:15:00

What Is Bad Credit Debt Consolidation?

What Is Bad Credit Debt Consolidation? Debt consolidation loans are made available to help individuals manage their debt in a more contolled fashion. Bad credit and debt consolidation go hand in hand; if you owe money, you are subject ... and other penalties is central to meeting repayments on your monthly debt. If you stumble on a corner [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 15:27:38

Globalisation..Who…Where…And When…

“One World or None” “Time is Running Out” Globalization Index - Peter Myers, Canberra, Australia, ph.                +61 2 62475187        . August 31, 2001; update January 16, 2006. My comments in quoted text are shown {thus}. Write to me (Peter Myers) at myers@cyberone.com.au [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 11:47:46

Retard’s guide to dealing with collection agencies

Collection Agencies Guide Are you in debt, are you receiving harassing phone calls at work and getting bills saying you owe someone money? ... s really your debt frequently debt collection agencies look for names in the phone book. Make sure that it really is your debt and they can prove it before [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 01:21:02

The definition of insanity

First off, apologies for going AWOL; I’ve been without heat for six days — I was sincerely grateful for some this morning when the thermometer read ... , and then issued an … ummm … apology. Oopsie. Doesn’t care that the national debt has increased [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 22:34:43

Top Ten Credit Repair Tips

by katie George Starting Your Credit Repair Project Credit Repair is not hard. Take the time to plan your effort and the results will be fantastic. Here is a list of our favorite credit repair tips. Try them together, or pick the ones that look good to you. Good luck, you are on your way! [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 12:21:39

2008’s New Words

Do you suffer from Wii shoulder or nomophobia? Have you ever engaged in sexting? What do you think of ear gauging? Are you a mockbuster fan or do you prefer car crash TV? Do you know any pod people or celebutards? Do you have a fur child? When was the last time you suffered from audiation?No, it’s not a strange language [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 05:19:58

Obama’s Global Poverty Bill

BARACK OBAMA AND THE UN’S DRIVE FOR GLOBAL GOVERNANCE Tom Deweese Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Senator Barack Obama has introduced the ‘Global Poverty’ bill and it’s on the fast track to Senate passage, probably because of his high profile position as the expected Democrat presidential nominee [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 14:55:54

Explainer: How the Senate Rescue Bill Is Different

Explainer: How the Senate Rescue Bill Is Different By Ben Pershing Two days after the House failed to pass a financial rescue bill, sending the stock market into free fall, the Senate will take its own shot tonight by voting on a measure with extra sweeteners designed to attract additional votes [more...]

Date: 2008-10-01 17:10:57

Are Paulson and Bernanke Fear-Mongering?

Let’s start with the observation that we had an almost perfect natural experiment on Monday to measure equity market reactions to a reduction in the ... of market value. Now, the probability that the bailout will be made into law sometime soon [more...]

Date: 2008-10-01 19:58:55

Scenes from the Childhood of Mary Shelley, nee Godwin

I can't speak highly enough of Miranda Seymour's biography Mary Shelley.I am as in awe of this as I was of Barbara Guest's biography of H.D ... constant in his affections.) Percy Shelley enters the debt-ridden Godwin family's life by posing [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 18:59:00

Income, Tax, Fairness, Redistribution and Response

Income distribution is a divisive subject. Fairness, more so ... deficit of 4% implies that there is a tax under-collection of 19% which is where the current national debt comes in; The blue bar is the gross income accrued by the particular income bracket; The red bar [more...]

Date: 2008-11-03 22:48:43

How to get a Collection Agency to delete your account from your Credit Report

These are a couple of tactics I read up on from a collection agency former manager that might prove successful in getting your account deleted from ... the collection agency that you have no clue they’ve been assigned this debt. See also ... your credit report. When a collection agency has purchased or been assigned your account [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 22:53:23

Is Bankruptcy the Right Choice for You?

by Harvey L. Cox Current economic conditions are making a lot of individuals who have never before considered filing bankruptcy to now consider it ... to see whether bankruptcy is right for you. You don’t need a particular level of debt. You don’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 08:21:15

Ternus delivers State of the Judiciary

Iowa Chief Justice Marsha Ternus -- the state's first female chief justice -- delivered the 2009 State of the Judiciary address to the Iowa Legislature this morning. In her two previous addresses before lawmakers, Ternus has successfully pressed for more help with juvenile courts and juvenile offenders [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 21:19:26

I told you so – but I wasn't the first

Roger Thornhill has posted a speech by Ronald Reagan... .. ... out of the state-provided system entirely. In this way, everyone is in debt to the state. And as long as everyone is in debt to the state, the state, fundamentally, has the right to tell the population how [more...]

Date: 2008-09-21 02:39:41

Chinese Litigation: This Is The Way (Uh Huh) We Like It

By Steve Dickinson When we draft contracts in China, our foreign company clients usually instruct us to have the contract be governed by foreign law ... . In our initial drafting of this agreement, we provided that the agreement would be governed by Chinese law [more...]

Date: 2008-08-20 10:36:13

Gates of Vienna News Feed 11/24/2008

The big news of the evening is that the Holy Land Foundation was convicted of 108 counts related to the funneling of money to Hamas. Add this to the serving of CAIR (see last night’s GoV), and we can only hope that Nihad Awad has heartburn from it all.Thanks to C [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 04:45:00

Weekly Roundup - January 13 Edition

Welcome once again to another edition of the "Weekly Roundup." This Tuesday's edition is pretty long. It reminds me of the good old days.. ... more than 2,000 pieces in its Lincoln document collection, the Library of Congress has selected 40 [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 16:15:00

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

The Head Of The New York Federal Reserve System Did Not Pay His Taxes From 2001 To 2004 -- Technically, He's Done Nothing Wrong

* Editor's Note -- I did not have to wait long in regard to a prior post to see if Intel would again start to attack me more aggressively with ... have a tax problem -- its called the Federal Reserve System and its collection bagman the IRS [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 23:26:00

Focus on Trengganu: Vote for virtue, not vultures

TO KUALA TRENGGANU VOTERSI read with concern the nature of "gift-giving" that is happening in this by-election. Here are my thoughts:First, a video on the cost of corruption:Vote virtues, not vultures into power. This should be the guiding principle for Malaysian voters [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 03:00:00

2009 Predictions and Changes at Glazer’s

A lot of readers helped us come up with predictions for 2009, which we believe will be as full of changes (some unexpected) as last year ... as one reader put it: "The past 30 years of consolidation has paved the way for new players." The economy [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 20:38:04

Debt Collection – Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Here are your most Frequently Asked Questions about debt collection and the answers to them ... in mind that stopping an agency’s debt collection activities does not exempt ... . The responses are based on the rights included in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 02:00:16

A. E. Fekete: Open The Mint to Gold!

Could a Private Firm Force the Government to Do It? Antal E. FeketeGold Standard UniversityE-mail: aefekete@hotmail ... by several sitting Presidents, to pay holders of its short-term debt gold at a fixed rate of exchange [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 19:03:08

Law Offices and Creditors Are Calling Me Non-Stop, Threatening to Sue and Treating Me Like a Criminal - Avria

Law Offices and Creditors Are Calling Me Non-Stop, Threatening to Sue and Treating Me Like a Criminal - Avria Posted by as Ask Steve, Bankruptcy, Credit Report, Debt Collection Avria wrote to me through the GetOutOfDebt.org site and asked the following question. If you have a credit or debt question you’d like to ask just use the online [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 23:57:43

Katrina--Third Anniversary

Making Light followed this story from the beginning, from the day before Katrina hit New Orleans: Katrina: ... through to Katrina for our accumulating collection of links to check-in pages, current info sources [more...]

Date: 2008-08-29 22:00:43

CIS Nationwide: Be Your Own Private Investigator

Find out how anyone can find out about you -- and more importantly -- how you can find out about anyone. CIS Nationwide used by private investigators on a variety of tasks and reasons offers services to consumers. Save yourself some time and money and do your public records search yourself [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 21:03:14

Assessing Your Debt Situation (3)

C. Understand Your Options for Dealing With Your Debts You normally have about a half dozen options for dealing with your debts—probably more than ... Strategies to Cope With Your Debts, by Robin Leonard and Deanne Loonin (Nolo). Taken From : Credit Repair [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 04:53:31

Unbiased Guide to Debt Collectors And Collection Agency Have To Abide By Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Debt Collectors and the Collection agencies they work for can be held liable by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Debt collection companies can be ordered to pay high fines for violations. Violations such as debt collectors misleading, threatening [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 07:18:26



Date: 2009-01-13 02:39:00

Should Barack Obama Go To Georgia?

Should Barack Obama Go To Georgia? Democratic Senatorial candidate Jim Martin hugs state Sen. Nan Orrock during a rally on the Capitol steps, Monday, Nov. 3, 2008 in Atlanta. Martin is challenging incumbent Sen. Saxby Chambliss. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 23:30:00

The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794

"Freedom an' whisky gang thegither": The Problem of Governance in the Early American RepublicBy Carl Watner(http://wendymcelroy.com/news.php?extend ... Washington and Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton after Congress passed a federal revenue law [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 05:03:00

Changing the Rules for the Minority

111th Congress Begins The 2008 election of members to the 111th Congress has concluded with the exception of the Minnesota Senate race. The House of Representatives began with 434 of 435 members and the Senate began with 98 of 100 members. Due to the change in executive administration and the selection of cabinet members from the legislative [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 18:01:39

Russian News Media Reports: US Collapse in 2010

Russian Professor Igor Panarin has been predicting for ten years that the US will collapse in 2010, but post-election uncertainty, ... . In it, he reiterated his theory, called U.S. foreign debt "a pyramid [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 16:43:00

Obama’s Describes His “New Deal” Program

Just what we need when the country is in debt to the tune of trillions of dollars for future entitlement liabilities, a new public works program: President-elect Barack Obama added sweep and meat [more...]

Date: 2008-12-06 18:48:37

Ten years later, tobacco deal going up in smoke

Consider this the next time you see a teenager take a drag on a cigarette: ... , when a collection of state attorneys general delivered a crushing blow to Big Tobacco. On Nov. 23, 1998 [more...]

Date: 2008-11-21 10:00:00

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