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How to Make Deals with the IRS on Taxes Owed - Reduce Tax Debt Including Interest and Penalties!

I recently blogged about offer in compromise settlements and my guest appearance as the tax expert on Strictly Business on BlogTalkRadio ... to get a streamline installment agreement. And what they do is take the debt you owe divide it by 60 and that’ [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 01:56:07

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Governor Barbour orders more budget cuts to keep state’s fiscal house in order

GOVERNOR BARBOUR ORDERS FURTHER BUDGET REVISIONS Declining tax collections force tighter spending limits JACKSON, ... , such as the Ayers settlement and court-ordered Chickasaw Cession interest, Medicaid services, Homestead Exemption and Debt Service. State fiscal experts believe revenues for Fiscal Year 2009, which [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 19:18:54

Shoe Incident

  On the phone. Ammar Mohammed – Admin assistant. (Laughing) "Of course he's a hero! ... many Iraqis did Bush kill in Iraq?? Hundreds of thousands. This shoe is settlement for only one. How many Muntathars do we need to settle our debt with Bush?" Abu Abdullah and Abu Eseel Abu [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 09:46:50

Fighting Debt Collectors

by John Cooper When you are being contacted by debt collectors it can be very aggravating ... to just sell your account to another collection agency if you request validation. This will result ... . If the debt is valid then we suggest you settle it. This is done through a settlement letter [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 22:19:19

Go for a new house with easy loan, 413270 euro in one phone call

Different lenders charge different fees. Settlement costs can include everything from broker commissions and loan-origination fees, ... is not a debt, it is evidence of a debt of 5 percent. Both banks and brokers have their strengths [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:11:11

Deals of the Day: Apres Merrill Lynch’s Deal, a Deluge of Layoffs

By Stephen Grocer and Heidi N. Moore Deals of the Day includes all the major news of the morning related to mergers and acquisitions and financing ... Brothers’ debt to pay up on billions of dollars of policies and opinions are varied on whether estimates for settlement arising from bank’s demise will fall within $6 billion estimate. Times of London [more...]

Date: 2008-10-20 13:19:52

is it true if you use debt consolidation svc, they want your power of attorney to act on your behalf?

I've delayed getting help for credit-card debt because I was told by one company they want my power of attorney which needs to be notarized before I can do business with them. I think that's scary! Yes….this is true. Most want a limited power of attorney… Stay away from any "debt consolidation" company that promises to cut your debt in half through debt settlement….This is a risky tactic of deliberately ceasing all payments to creditors and forcing your accounts into default to attempt settlements. [more...]

Date: 2009-06-18 06:21:17

So you can cut taxes and boost services

The following press release has just been sent out by Conservative run Hammersmith and Fulham Council in London: ... debt. More than £13 million of red tape is being cut in 2009/10 by reducing staff numbers, office space ... Grant settlement (RSG) which sets out central government funding for local authorities in 2009/10 [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 12:18:52

The Underbelly of the Failing Real Estate Economy

I don’t want to come across as a crepe hanger but it seems to me those of us who are in the foreclosure trenches have at least a semblance of a ... dollars from MasterCard in a lawsuit settlement. Mr. Chenault also readily admitted AMEX did not have a grasp on how quickly AMEX cardholders are falling behind on their debt. Read those sentences [more...]

Date: 2008-06-27 21:51:28

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

A premium appeal for Vlad Zablotskyy: If you’ll give $200 to his defense fund, we’ll give you a set of BloodhoundBlog Unchained DVDs

One of the biggest stories we followed in 2008 was Vlad Zablotskyy’s legal battle with ePerks.com. The fight ended in a settlement, about which it were better for me to say nothing ... like to do what we can to help reduce Vlad’s legal debt. So here’s our proposal: If you will make a $200 donation [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 14:20:00

Sprint ETF Settlement a Raw Deal for Consumers: How you can (easily) fight back

Sprint recently settled an Early Termination Fee (ETF) class action suit ... $25 credit on that debt, if Sprint has already sold the debt to a third-party (collection agency ... . And, it’s quite broad, covering customers from 1999 all the way to 2008. The settlement makes [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 16:23:10

Negotiate Unsecured Debt

Negotiate Unsecured Debt Posted in January 15th, 2009 Category: ... . These accounts must be at least 90 days behind in order for creditors to consider settlement offers on them [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:01:46

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

Can Collection Agencies Sue Me For Outstanding Debt?

Amazon.de Widgets The question that many people are asking is ‘can collection agency sue for a debt?’ With the amount of people suffering financial hardship due to the current economic crisis the number of people facing difficulties paying their bills is increasing rapidly and for the time being, at least, this trend shows no sign of reversing.Previously, lenders who had borrowers that had fallen into arrears would normally, only go as far as to post negative credit information upon the debtors [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 11:34:48

The Benefits Of An Unsecured Debt Consolidation Loan

Amazon.de Widgets Unsecured Debt Consolidation Loans will combine all your existing debt into one much more manageable, lower interest loan, without putting your home, or any other collateral at risk.An unsecured debt consolidation loan is not as easy as it once was to be approved for. You will have to have a very secure job and have an excellent credit history with very little or no black marks against it, which is extremely difficult in these times of economic turmoil.But the signs are improving [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 11:53:40

He Says “Scary” Like It’s a Bad Thing

The Chicago Tribune reports: French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand was quoted in French media as saying, “In the same way that there is a generous America that we like, there is also a scary America that has just shown its face.” The law is supposed to be scary to criminals — and the law’s persistence, over the span of decades, is scarier still, but rightly so. People shouldn’t be able to evade justice by fleeing to a hospitable jurisdiction. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 16:49:30

New US Credit Card Legislation Has Allowed Credit Card Companies Too Much Time!

Amazon.de Widgets President Obama’s credit card legislation, although welcomed during these times of harsh economic woe, unfortunately will probably fall just short of what every American has been screaming out for, a strong leash on the credit card industry. Legislation to regulate the credit card companies from imposing financially sapping interest hikes and reducing credit lines without warning, will shortly be announced, and not a moment too soon as a battle weary American public continually [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 12:31:20

Want justice for Polanski? Let him go

Do you know someone who was sexually abused? Considering the statistics -- that roughly one girl in six is , chances are you do, even if you don’t know you do. Was it your best friend? Your cousin? Was it you? I know lots of women who were. One of my closest friends was molested by her father for years, until she hit adolescence and no longer appealed to him. A childhood friend was abused by a baby sitter. Another was gang raped by a bunch of classmates in junior high. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 17:29:00

Work at Home Artists and Photographers for Site Testing and More

ShareMyArtwork is seeking artists and photographers of different backgrounds, disciplines, and levels of experience to conduct testing and provide feedback on their their newly launched web application, as well as other duties, depending on your qualifications.  You will be creating and maintaining an online portfolio of your work, suggesting new features, and reporting errors.  You must have basic computer skills, be an artist or photographer with a portfolio of work, and be an excellent communicator. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 19:29:00

Increasing your credit score is relatively easy

After you’ve paid off all of your debt there are particular steps you must take for you to begin rebuilding your credit history. The majority of debt settlement organizations or consumer credit counseling firms do not handle this for you. The headache of proving that your debt has been taken care of is on your own merit. Now, you can locate a company to do this on your behalf, but most consumers can accomplish this themselves due to the fact that it’s something kind of simple to do. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 16:48:40

What Are The Benefits Of Using 0% APR Credit Cards?

Amazon.de Widgets The practice of chasing 0% credit cards has been around for a while now. Let’s face it, if you could guarantee continual use of credit cards without paying interest you too would jump from one card to the next.0% credit cards are as popular today as when they first appeared a few years ago and even during these harsh economic times credit card usage and the pursuit of these deals is continually increasing with massive increases in the past 5 years alone.How much of the blame [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 12:13:36

How to Be Aware of What Credit Counselors and Consolidators are Really Offering

This is a guest post from Matt B . Matt writes about all aspects of personal finance at Financial Methods . Please visit the site and let him know what you think. If you are at a point in your life where you have realized that the debt you lug around behind you weighs you down too much, good for you. If you are stuck at the beginning of the battle and not sure where to go next, just know that there are plenty of options. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 11:01:51

How to Deal With The Issue Of Credit Card Debt

Amazon.de Widgets Credit card debt has always been a problem but at no time has it been as prevalent as it is today. This article looks at the steps you can take to get back on track and gain control of your finances.It is so easy to become heavily in trouble with your credit cards. Debt takes no prisoners and the only way to deal with it is to hit it head on.It is always admirable when people decide to sort out their problems themselves but; if you are one of those people who are not very good [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 11:12:09

Eugene Volokh: He Says "Scary" Like It's a Bad Thing:

The Chicago Tribune reports: French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand was quoted in French media as saying, "In the same way that there is a generous America that we like, there is also a scary America that has just shown its face." The law is supposed to be scary to criminals -- and the law's persistence, over the span of decades, is scarier still, but rightly so. People shouldn't be able to evade justice by fleeing to a hospitable jurisdiction. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 17:50:08

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

The Key To Wealth Is Staying Out Of Debt, And Similar Garbage

Try Living Without A Credit Card   Around seventy five percent of the Fortune 400 say that the key to wealth building is getting and staying out of debt, but the members are seemingly totally out of contact with day to day living, and apparently have no idea of what it’s like to live Related posts: Learn About Debt Validation And Why You Should Use It Bankruptcy, Debt Settlement Or Debt Consolidation? Innovative Way To Pay Less Interest On Your Credit Cards [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 13:23:18

Hedge Fund Executive Dies After Escalator Fall

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City police are investigating how a hedge fund executive fell to his death from an escalator. James Vellanti is the second man in two years to plunge from an escalator at The Pier Shops at Caesars. Police were called to the mall, which is connected to the casino by a sky bridge, at 12:01 a.m. Sunday. Vellanti lived in Clinton and was chief operating officer for the hedge fund JNF Asset Management LLC in New York. His age was not available. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 13:08:47

Understanding Consumer Debt Consolidation

Amazon.de Widgets Living today has never been more difficult and the fine line between keeping ones head above water and drowning has never been finer so it is hardly surprising that more and more people are looking to consumer debt consolidation programs for assistance.Consumer debt consolidation programs have increased greatly in number over the past three years as the requirement for professional counseling and guidance has become more apparent now than ever before. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 11:48:54

Why You Should Seriously Consider Applying For A Credit Card Consolidation Loan

Amazon.de Widgets Credit card consolidation loans do exactly what their name suggests, and are becoming more and more common in the world of runaway credit card debt.If you own a lot of credit cards, then you have probably experienced times when, for one reason or another, you have struggled to make a payment, let alone make the minimum payment.Now, your reasons for this may be many; you were changing jobs so you had to wait for your probationary period to end before your first payday, or, as is [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 11:35:42

Enron Exec Gets 16 Months In The Slammer

If Enron is any indication, we'll be hearing about the collapsed businesses of the financial crisis for years to come.  The Enron bankruptcy seems like eons ago, but the fallout never ends.  The company went from a source of pride for Houstonians to the cause of traffic nightmares as the television camera rolled in to town in late 2001 to chronicle the disintegration of the company and countless 401Ks.  Seven years ago Friday the big Enron E sold for $44,000.00.  In May 2006 former CEOs Ken [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 19:53:00

Should Roman Polanski Be Held Accountable to His Own Guilty Plea?

As noted in today's links , film director Roman Polanski was arrested over the weekend in Zurich and is being held in Switzerland pending an extradition request from the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. In 1978, Polanski pled guilty to unlawful sex with a minor (a 13-year-old girl who he gave drugs and booze to and who testified she had repeatedly said no during the act) and then skipped out of the country before his sentencing. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 14:35:00

Are Bad Credit Debt Consolidation Loans Difficult To Obtain?

Amazon.de Widgets Bad credit Debt Consolidation Loans are they still available? This article looks at whether or not the consolidation loan for people with bad credit is still available.Don’t take my word for it, but bad credit consolidation loans are rare…very rare, but the situation is improving slowly.It never used to be the case, but the decline of the economy over the past two years, due to the global fall out from the sub prime mortgage fiasco, has meant that lenders are reluctant to lend [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 11:56:59

Debts Missing From Your Credit Report? Don't Count It Out Just Yet.

One of the top rules of managing debt is that all consumers should regularly be checking their credit reports for mistakes and inaccurate information. Mistakes by credit reporting agencies and creditors are common but typically it is minor information that is being reported incorrectly. However, there may be a rare time that a consumer is very conscious of an outstanding debt that doesn't seem to be listed on a credit report. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 10:00:00

Get Your Credit Card Debt Paid Off

In an ideal world, the way to avoid debt is to never get in it. This is probably unavoidable as you are deep in debt as you read this. You may have liked the low interest rate when you first open the account. Then life happened and you had the charge everyday items on the credit card. And before long you found yourself suffocating from a massive debt load. In addition to credit card debt you may also have tons of student loan debt or medical debt. You could also have student loans from your college days. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 14:16:34

In major settlement, St. Louis Park company agrees to stop handling consumer arbitration disputes

Less than a week after being sued by the Minnesota attorney general’s office, the nation’s largest arbitrator of credit card and consumer collections has agreed to stop performing such work, state Attorney General Lori Swanson announced today. The National Arbitration Forum, based in St. Louis Park, allegedly deceived consumers into thinking it was a neutral arbitrator in debt collection, the lawsuit said. [more...]

Date: 2009-07-19 21:01:22

My Bills Are Too High, Will A Consolidation Loan Help?

Amazon.de Widgets Bill Consolidation loans; otherwise known as credit or debt consolidation loans, are loans that are currently in high demand as people look for ways to shore up their financial situations, for what looks like at least another 18 months of financial uncertainty.Quite simply, bill consolidation loans are loans that pay off lots of smaller loans and debts that usually have higher interest rates. The benefits and value of applying for bill consolidation loans are;1#. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 11:44:10

Will Your Credit Score Be Ruined By Credit Card Debt Consolidation Negotiators?

Amazon.de Widgets Credit card debt negotiators claim that they can help you pay less than you owe. Read the truth about credit debt negotiation scams. Protect your credit history.There are different reasons why people fall into debt. All of a sudden you may realize that you just can not make your regular payments. All of your bills and credit card statements drive you to the point of insanity and it seems that you will be unable to get out of this pit without help. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 11:50:50

Discover How To Make The Best Deals With Original Creditors

By Michael Redbourn There are lots of articles around that explain how to talk or not talk to debt collectors and many people think that they should handle negotiations with the original creditor in the same way, and that's absolutely wrong. The original lender doesn't have to help you at all, but if you handle the negotiations in the right way you might save yourself around 45% of your total debt, and you might get the very best comment on your credit report too. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 01:02:09

Media Release: Constellation Selling its Value Spirits Brands for $334 Million

·         Increases focus on higher-margin mid-premium spirits brands·         Leverages existing infrastructure to improve efficiencies·         ... . , the world’s largest wine company and a leading international producer and marketer of beverage alcohol ... Sazerac Company, Inc. for $334 million, subject to closing adjustments. The transaction is subject [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 15:19:54

Gates of Vienna News Feed 11/12/2008

Some headlines to look at:“Muslim Killed Catholic Girl in Love With Flatmate”“London Fundraisers Linked to Stoning of 13-Year-Old”“Possibly Tens of Thousands of Somalis in the US Illegally”“New Anti-Christian Attack in Mosul, Two Sisters Killed”But then there’s this:“Denmark: Ready to Ban Headscarves for Judges”So it’s not all bad news [more...]

Date: 2008-11-13 04:52:00

Debt Consolidation

Are you having financial problem and you feel like your back is against the wall, Always stressing out don’t know what to do or where to turn? ... out your financial situation they do free debt analysis, Credit counseling, Mortgage & Refinance and Debt ... of he most trusted and reputable law firm specializing in all matters concerning debt negoti [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 02:23:50

The Poverty Business

Sorry if this appears to be an older article, and not latest headlines, just thought it was interesting - loki The Poverty Business Inside U.S ... into Byrider, Tsosie drove off, jubilant, in a 1999 Saturn subcompact she bought entirely on credit ... access to credit has put cars, computers, credit cards, and even homes within reach for many [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 00:45:24

A Buyer of Structured Settlement Annuity Can Lead the Way to Financial Relief

We could all use a little bit of relief these days – in the financial arena to be sure ... and our families through the tough times. But when debt is piled on your back, mortgage payments are staggering, property tax is unseemly, school loans are due, car payments have to be made, health insurance keeps [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 03:07:18

Reduce Your Interest Rate With A Credit Card Debt Consolidation Loan

Amazon.de Widgets Credit Card Debt Consolidation Loans are the perfect solution to manage credit card debts properly. These loans will not only provide a manageable single loan but will reduce greatly the amount you repay each month because of the lower interest rates often applied to loans.It is without a shadow of a doubt that most people would like to reduce their debt burden to as small an amount as possible. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 11:54:49

What Debt Consolidation Information Can Be Trusted?

Amazon.de Widgets Debt consolidation information can be conflicting, this could be because many companies are in it for themselves and will tell you one thing and others, are there to give you the best deal and assistance they can. But which are which?Debt Consolidation Information can be overpowering initially, especially if your knowledge of financial products is limited. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 11:08:25

What Can I Do? I’m Treated Like A Financial Leper Because My Credit Is Bad

Amazon.de Widgets If you feel like you’ve been well and truly left out to dry by the financial institutions, you have every right. The current economic meltdown is the reason, and because of our excessiv spending of the last 5 years we’re not totally blameless, but we’re certainly not to blame for the financial mess that the US and the rest of the world is facing right now either. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 12:04:42

It Is Illegal Under RESPA to Require Even Prequalification With a Particular Lender

RESPA no person shall give and no person shall accept any fee, kickback, or thing of value pursuant to any agreement or understanding, oral or otherwise, that business incident to or a part of a real estate settlement service involving a federally related mortgage loan shall be referred to any person. Let me repeat the important [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 14:43:35

The Ill-Considered Problem of a GM Bankruptcy

Let us start with the basics. Like it or not, for GM to go under risks a disaster of colossal proportions. Although Lehman, the biggest bankruptcy in US history, appeared to have an orderly settlement ... additional collateral PRIOR to settlement. That in turn was a major factor in the horrific downdrafts [more...]

Date: 2008-11-21 13:31:00

New York Times starts catching up to iSteve

From the Sunday, 12/21/08 New York Times:White House Philosophy Stoked Mortgage Bonfire By JO BECKER, SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and STEPHEN LABATON “We can put light where there’s darkness, and hope where there’s despondency in this country. And part of it is working together as a nation to encourage folks to own their own home.” — President Bush, Oct [more...]

Date: 2008-12-21 04:53:00

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