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The Roundup: Sober Yet? Happy New Year!

Would have been nice to open the year on a beach, like Kristin Cavallari … why Wall Street is messed up: Three months on the job, $25 million bonus … forget our negative savings rate: Why is everyone carrying so much debt? … ... , with help from websites. (Slate) Bob Stoops, the $6 million man. (Sports Biz) 2009 is a pivotal year [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 13:00:59

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GMAC gets help from $21.2B debt swap

By David Goldman CNNMoney.com staff writer NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) ... would help it become better capitalized and viable for the future. The company, which provides loans to auto dealers and customers, said holders of $21.2 billion of its debt have agreed to a plan [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 15:30:07

Meirelles Surprising Remarks Increase Odds of Interest-Rate Cut

A plan outlined last night by Banco Central Brasil President Henrique Meirelles to ready $20 billion in funds to help local companies refinance maturing debt overseas indicates that corporate liquidity problems will probably persist ... in November that the government will use any sources of money at hand (even international reserves) to help [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:12:28

Personal Finance - Digging Yourself Out of Debt

Excessive consumer debt can be a prison, holding you captive to past financial decisions and overspending ... are true, you have a consumer debt problem: You have little or no savings and are at your limit ... and dreams. In addition to living an all-around frugal lifestyle, the following steps help you get debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:23:35

‘Exit’ Sign Flashes at Merrill Lynch After BofA Deal

‘Exit’ Sign Flashes at Merrill Lynch After BofA Deal Posted by Heidi N. Moore Bank of America closed its acquisition of Merrill Lynch on Jan ... Capital Management, a $30 billion investment firm and lender with a special focus on distressed assets ... s expansion into leveraged finance and debt underwriting, helping it overtake Salomon Brothers as [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 02:38:56

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

Know your Debt Status

I just finished doing the Bills IQ test and here is my score - 93% A. Am I financially fit? I think so ... on this test, bills.com can help you through their Debt relief programs. They have various resource ... . My score is not that bad and I know why under the section debt my score is the lowest which is 89 [more...]

Date: 2008-07-12 03:57:54

A short note on a payroll tax "holiday"

By TigerHawk at 1/13/2009 09:13:00 AM Should we immediately pump money into the economy via a payroll tax holiday? ... will save most of the money or use it to pay down debt, rather than spend it or invest it an actual project ... debt. Why will it help (more than a little) to move yet more liabilities on to the federal [more...]

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

Lithuanian firm turns to witchcraft to hunt down debtors

Lithuanian firm turns to witchcraft to hunt down debtors by The Associated Press Thursday January 15, 2009, 8:15 AM VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) ... of the Skolu Isieskojimo Biuras, or debt collecting bureau. "Our new employee will help them ... -- In these difficult times for creditors, a Lithuanian debt collector is offering [more...]

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

The Best Commercial Real Estate Jobs in 2009?

Jonathan Miller over at Trend Czar has an interesting post on the near term pain in commercial real estate ... t suddenly ramp up for quite a while unless they specialize in helping broken borrowers find refinancing ... : Debt Burdens–Stream of Consciousness. Copyright © 2009 Peter Pays Paul. This Feed is for personal [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:53:01

Highlands/CSF merger includes refinancing bond debt

It’s official. New Mexico Highlands University will take over the College of Santa Fe ... s vice president of finance. NMHU, which will help refinance that debt, has many of the same ... the deal, there is:  • An agreement for both schools to cooperate in refinancing the college’s debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 01:41:09

No Ordinary Black Swan Event

by The Mogambo Guru It may be part of the "Season of Giving" for which December is famous, but readers are writing to helpfully suggest things, ... Gross National Debt now being $10.601 trillion, versus last year at this time when it was "only" $9.139 ... us, as a nation, another $1.462 trillion in debt in one year! One year! One! And all of this [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 21:55:59

Maintaining Success: Keeping Momentum Without Going Crazy

Putting in some extra effort at work can pay off. You can get a promotion or a raise, or wind up on a choice project. The same goes with your personal finances — going the extra mile can help you pay off a debt early or save up for a purchase. You can push through to success in just about anything. But once you’ve [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 13:30:00

Difficult Credit Troubles May Find Aid In Consumer Credit Counseling

Quite a lot of options exist for those who have a dilemma running their cash including something called consumer credit counseling services. A person can turn to this kind of help if they have a dilemma with debt collectors, the incapacity to set up and preserve a workable financial plan or he or she seems to be unable of saving funds for retirement. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 18:00:51

consolidate debt and climb out from underneath your bills

It’s really sad when I get gas for $2.82 a gallon and think, “Gee, that’s cheap! ... credit card bills need to consider debt consolidation to lower payments or cut interest rates. Creditors ... their costs down as well! Bills.com has a neat debt consolidation center that will help you figure [more...]

Date: 2008-10-22 22:54:11

Bright Future With Bills IQ's Help

Last year we almost declared bankruptcy because we have money and mails trouble ... consolidation to cut off our debt or just a lower interest rates every month. It feels good when you get help and you can have a Debt relief and sleep better at night. Everything is really great [more...]

Date: 2008-07-28 05:13:55

Citigroup (C) And The Senate: The Myth Of Saving The Mortgage Market

Citigroup (C) ... , saying banks that have accepted federal aid should be doing more to help homeowners wrestling with debts they can't pay." There is a great deal of evidence, some of it from the federal government [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 11:22:10

When You Owe Money to the IRS Tax Debt Relief Can Help

The IRS may offer a settlement deal, or they may agree to a more flexible payment plan Whatever solution you agree to will be the one that you keep Failure to comply with this agreement can result in garnishment and reassessment of penalties and interest [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 08:10:48

Vitrue Social Media Index Reveals Stark New Year’s Resolution

With a full 2 weeks of the New Year under our belts, I thought it might be fun to explore the top New Year’s resolutions ... that pair well with the age old past time. It’s apparent that 2009 is not conforming to our past ... Life More Quit Drinking Get Out of Debt Learn Something New Help Others Get Organized [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:38:52

Beware of fake mortgage ‘fixers’

Beware of fake mortgage ‘fixers’ In the housing market collapse, a new breed of rip-off artist has emerged, ... . Help! My post-divorce debt is killing me! Fuel Posted By : Steven G When it comes to business and finance there is a big problem with the ethics of the men and women behind big oil and the government [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:19:09

== The Debt Elimination Industry is BOOMING! ==

Credit Card debt is at an all time high, in fact it’s up to 2.8 Trillion Dollars. This means Millions of Consumers are in debt & need help! ... from harassing collectors. A service like this could be priceless. Click Here&gt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 03:52:10

Propositions 7 and 10 Offer Californians No Real Alternatives: Sierra Club California Opposes Both

By Jim Metropulos Senior Advocate Sierra Club California Sierra Club California stands firmly behind the idea that ... and the Governor’s office that would reform California’s Renewable Portfolio Standard Law and increase ... and end up digging the state further into debt. It also fails to help California meet its ambitious [more...]

Date: 2008-09-18 11:41:13

What to Expect From a Consumer Credit Counseling Service?

There are thousands of people in times of today who are stressing over the increasing pile of bills and debts stacked on their desk. To help aid your frustration and soothe your tension, get to know about consumer credit counseling service and what to expect once you’ve signed up for them to help you. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 06:01:43

Finding a Bankruptcy Attorney in New Hampshire

People living with debt that they can’t handle have a few options to choose from. They can contact a debt or credit counsellor and try to work out a debt settlement plan ... and circumstances is crucial to help your case and help you understand the law and how it applies [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:28:49

Car Insurance Cheekiness - Olivia Buck Needs Debt Help - Day 259

Mummy Buck, I'm going to crash! Thursday 15th January, 2009 - £6,627.96 in debt… Funny that Becca should mention her car insurance renewal in her blog yesterday - mine was up for renewal this week as well. Seeing as I'm completely weighed down with work at the moment [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 16:40:24

Ireland Won’t Be Going To The IMF

This is very reassuring news. I slept a lot better last night after reading it ... will need IMF financing, after an Irish broadcaster reported that the country may need IMF help ... will default on its sovereign debt, jumped close to record highs before Dublin’s denial. The government [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 07:44:58

Media Digest 11/24/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

According to Reuters, the US government gave Citigroup (C) a bailout worth over $300 billion ... clients of UBS (UBS) are trying to settle tax cases with the IRS. Reuters writes that leaders ... . The Wall Street Journal reports that the Fed is looking at purchasing long-term debt to help [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 08:54:11

CitiGroup Agrees To Mortgage Cramdowns

This is a pretty big reversal, but I can understand why the big banks are starting to figure out that helping people adjust their debt is ... estate starting to default, this legislation needs to pass immediately. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 02:06:02

Did Obama Accept a Bribe as State Senator?

Hillbuzz has details on this one: The quid pro quo on this is simple: Obama took a $10, ... Obama agreed to get Yehudah a grant, but Obama’s fee for this transaction was $10,000 to pay off ... pitched in an additional $5,000 to help retire Obama’s debt. The contributions were recorded on Oct [more...]

Date: 2008-10-31 03:03:08

The Financial Foibles of Linda Flores

We live in tough economic times. Our financial system is scrambling to avoid a global meltdown and lots of folks are having trouble making ends meet ... . Linda Flores, R-Clackamas, to help cover a 3-year-old automobile debt. The matter reawakens questions of personal debt, which became an election issue two years ago when Flores defeated a [more...]

Date: 2008-09-19 17:53:26

The Upside of Business Credit Cards

A recent credit card article focused, in my view, disproportionately on the negative aspects of using a business credit card to help fund your small ... to debt that haunts you long after the business is an unfortunate memory, regardless of where [more...]

Date: 2008-11-19 00:18:01

The ?Financial Adviser? in the Middle of the Blagojevich Scandal

Was disgraced Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich strung along in his delusions by a deal maker who should have known better? ... Sam Zell needed to sell the Cubs to help pay down Tribune’s debt. As part of that effort, Zell [more...]

Date: 2008-12-11 12:02:00

on it again

My friend just got home 1 month earlier my father, she too works in a cruise line! ... that helped millions of people with their house financing, debt consolidation and equity loans. like this company, good and renowned service must be the first thing to consider when applying [more...]

Date: 2008-11-11 14:09:18

on mortgage talks

A childhood friend just got home 1 month earlier my father, she too works in a cruise line! ... 1 in the states that helped millions of people with their house financing, debt consolidation and equity loans. like this company, good and renowned service must be the first thing to consider [more...]

Date: 2008-10-27 13:51:27

Credit Counseling And Bankruptcy

When the bankruptcy laws changed in 2005 mandatory credit counseling became a prerequisite for bankruptcy ... that asked about our debt, our budget, and our income. Since we had given that information ... complete, the software helpfully concluded that we had too much medical debt…..(Yeah…you think?? That’ [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 15:39:25

Money, Credit, and the Law – Know Your Rights

That’s the title of a valuable new video narrated by Professor Richard Alderman, director of the Center for Consumer Law at the University of Houston Law Center. The video, consisting of easily digestible short chapters, provides help managing personal finances, dealing with credit problems and debt collectors, responding when sued by a creditor, seeking credit counseling, or exploring the option of bankruptcy.  The video can be viewed online or a DVD can be requested directly from Professor [more...]

Date: 2009-09-17 20:50:58

One Year Of Frugal Dad, A Look Back

Hard to believe I have been writing here at Frugal Dad for an entire year! ... that I have been able to monetize the site a bit has helped our finances by reducing debts faster than my single [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 11:00:50

Finding Debt Redemption

Dave Ramsey, the high-octane money-management guru, radio host and author of "Financial Peace," tours the country counseling Americans on something he knows all too well: debt. His advice came in harsh but helpful words. Click here for the full story. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 16:06:04

Debt Consolidation Headquarters

Eliminate credit card debt. Surfers who participate in this offer can receive a free consultation and help paying down their debt. (U.S) [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 06:05:21

Gas Price Deflation: Should It Affect What Automobiles We Purchase?

... help with debt repayment, saving for a down payment, or preparing for retirement. This shift in gas [more...]

Date: 2008-12-04 20:00:02

Love Them or Hate Them, Make the Most of Gift Cards this Holiday Season

Today’s guest post comes from PT, who writes at Prime Time Money: a site dedicated to helping you save more money, get out of debt, ... out gift cards, check out these tips: Choosing Between Generic Card or Store Brand Cards There are two basic categories when it comes to gift cards. Those that are basically like a prepaid credit [more...]

Date: 2008-12-04 11:00:26

Gates of Vienna News Feed 9/29/2008

USABankruptcy of US Banks: Can Islamic Banking Help? ... to avail more debt finance, it such a system could better save our financial and economic enterprises [more...]

Date: 2008-09-30 00:56:00

Obama’s Trillion Dollar “Stimulus” Fantasy, at $300,000 per Job

Barack Obama claims his trillion-dollar stimulus package, financed through new deficit spending, will “create or save” 3 million jobs ... his birthright for a bowl of pottage, we are selling our children and grandchildren into debt ... package would truly “create” — as opposed to help “save” — would be 600,000 new jobs for bureaucrats. Past [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 19:30:29

Why Blagojevich is important to journalists (and those who read them)

The Blagojevich scandal no doubt still has many shoes to drop, ... . The sale of Wrigley Field would have helped reduce the enormous debt the company has from Zell's takeover [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 14:29:09

Fed Watch: Misguided Policies

Tim Duy: Misguided Policies, by Tim Duy: From the wires: 15: ... s economy. Policy would be best focused on supporting the inevitable transition away from debt ... , I find programs that purport to “help” homeowners by reducing their mortgage payments [more...]

Date: 2008-11-13 00:23:00

2 Dep'y Sec'ys of State are both Harvardiste

Obama has named James Steinberg and Jacob Lew as deputy secretaries of state under Clinton ... , as late as August, another $2300 to help with her debt. Loyal guy, obviously. Nothing to Barack [more...]

Date: 2008-12-24 05:29:35

Alexandria VA Agent Can Help Distressed Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure With Short Sale Solution

Results Matter.  Especially when it comes to helping homeowners facing financial difficulty ... of a recession, debt, and job instability.  If a foreclosure happens, your credit immediately takes ... solution. Homeowners can visit www.AlexandriaShortSale.info for assistance, and to see if a short sale [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 16:31:56

Hold on! Hillary could still be VP, Obama says, but...

Barack Obama's presidential campaign hasn't said much about it, ... his supporters to help erase her campaign debt, except when he forgets. But in between public engagements [more...]

Date: 2008-07-12 05:44:00

Lithuanuan firm engaged witchcraft in debt collection

In these difficult times for creditors, a Lithuanian debt collector is offering an unconventional service to retrieve arrears: witchcraft ... or other companies,” said Amantas Celkonas, director of the Skolu Isieskojimo Biuras, or debt ... and I will do whatever I can to help people,” she said. Local pundits, however, ridiculed the agency’s move. “ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:02:00

How To Prioritize Your Debt Repayment Plan

Everyone knows that healthy personal finances requires debt reduction. However, paying down debt can become discouraging when you have a great deal of it, from a variety of sources. Paying a little bit extra every month on each of your debts doesn’t seem to make a dent, thanks to high interest charges. Instead, you can make more effective use of your debt repayment funds if you concentrate on retiring one debt at a time. This can also simplify matters and help you focus your efforts. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-24 01:03:28

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