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Finding the exit

How you think we might get out of our current economic problems has something to do with how you think we got into them in the first place ... ratio of household mortgage debt to GDP. Home mortgage debt outstanding as a percentage of GP ... the phenomenal debt accumulation of 2005. Personal saving as a percentage of disposable [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 01:26:45

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Real Change: Thrift and Prudence

We Americans have come a long way from the Great Depression — not that we have learned from it. The Federal Reserve and U.S ... losses, business failures, mortgage foreclosures, inability to keep up with debt payments and other ... are floating on a sea of debt. America’s personal debt, excluding mortgages, is approaching $1 trillion [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 12:17:53

EuroDollar Futures Selling Off

A: Taking a step back from Manhattan real estate for a moment, I want to point something out ... to accurately hedge LIBOR swaps and other market instruments such as mortgage market debt. The correlation with mortgage market debt is extremely high, higher [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 16:02:25

IRS Plan to Help Distressed Homeowners Falls Short

The Internal Revenue Service has announced a process that is supposed to make it easier for financially distressed homeowners to refinance a ... in the property above and beyond the mortgage debt plus enough to cover the tax debt, the IRS is able ... mortgage or sell a home by providing options when there is a federal tax lien blocking [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 14:59:28

Chief Family Officer's New Year's Resolution: Pay off all non-mortgage debt

I've been feeling very sympathetic about PaidTwice's current dilemma: She's super dedicated to paying off her family's non-mortgage debt, ... a reliable car. Like PaidTwice, I am torn. On the one hand, I very much want to wipe out my Stafford loan, which is our only remaining non-mortgage debt. But Marc and I are both facing some uncertainty [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 19:47:01

What is Debt Settlement ?

With the rising financial strain on many consumers, arrears in repaying outstanding debt can prove to be overwhelming ... amount). Debt settlement should be considered if one is in arrears in their debt repayment. Be it credit card debt, personal loan, home mortgage or store accounts, debt settlement may be the sole option [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 18:24:04

Taxes on Short Sale, Loan Modification & Mortgage Foreclosure 7 Nov08 Bankruptcy & Insolvency

Tax on 1099C, Cancellation of Debt Income; Short Sale, Loan Modification & Foreclosure. Exception; Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, Bankruptcy & Insolvency. Go To RealEstateMarketingThisWeek.com Part 7 (Excerpt) Beware of grandiose claims when dealing with a loan modification firm. You know I am glad that were back, when we went to the break we were talking amongst ourselves about some of these concepts, I really want to bring this back down to the listeners. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 17:30:06

Financial Forecast for 2009, Considering Resource Limitations

In this post, I consider some major issues contributing to our current financial problems, before making a financial forecast for 2009. These are 1 ... from the bottom: Layer 1. Household Debt (Mortgages, auto loans, credit card debt, student loans ... debt-based financial system operating. 3. Where we are now, and the role reduced resources [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 15:10:32

Not too proud

The amount of negative press my latest book has been receiving is an interesting thing. As I said earlier, I fully expected this ... s email. If you might help him, let me know. – Garth I am 38 years old, I have no debt but a Mortgage ... both under 3 years of age. I was always taught to pay down debt, pay down that mortgage [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 15:17:57


It is not a pretty time in our economy, folks: job losses, mortgage crisis, serious debt issues ... , Debt Counseling, Bankruptcy, and Credit Card Monthly Payment. An additional option is Freedom Debt ... , and the great convo we had yesterday evening already on my mind, I came across a debt relief program [more...]

Date: 2008-11-15 06:46:40

Mortgage Quotes

Are you looking for some information about mortgages? ... , debt consolidation, and tax debt loans. If you want to know more about this site just check them ... it to one site to another. They will compare the mortgage loan rates to others if they can get it quick [more...]

Date: 2008-11-16 04:13:19

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

Detailed Information about Mortgage Leads

by Todd Packward When it comes time to finding more mortgage leads, you may want to consider turning to a mortgage leads company ... exclusive debt consolidation mortgage leads, for example. Depending on what the company has available ... . In an industry that is highly competitive, highly resourceful and very profitable, any company [more...]

Date: 2008-12-24 02:15:43

Steps To Stop Recession For Governments, Companies & Individuals

Decrease in personal consumption, over spending, exorbitant imports, inflation, cyclical economy, high interest rates, sky high energy prices, trade deficit, consequent wars, subprime mortgage crisis, massive personal debts and debt trap ... disposable income, reducing per capita debt level, balancing interest rates, ensuring an atmosphere conducive [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 13:19:11

CITI Drops Opposition to Cramdown; May Help Homeowners to Avoid Foreclosure

Citigroup and key Senate members reached an agreement on Thursday that will bring the Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act one step ... can be reduced by the court including credit card debt and, ironically, mortgage debt on vacation homes ... closer to passage. The proposed law, introduced by Senator Durbin (D-IL) in the Senate and Rep [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 15:27:40

Debt Consolidation

  Are you concerned about your personal finances, and especially your debt, in this current economy? ... Consolidation: taking multiple debt or credit lines and consolidating them into one new payoff plan ... with one payment, typically shifting credit card debts to secured debt by refinancing a mortgage. It could also [more...]

Date: 2008-11-20 21:04:14

One Million Use Credit Cards for Mortgage or Rent - UK

According to housing and homelessness charity Shelter, about 85% of the UK’s £1.4 trillion personal debt is secured against property. The good thing with secured debts, of course, is that they normally come with a lower APR (Annual Percentage Rate) than unsecured debts. Nonetheless, a mortgage is by far the biggest debt most [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:34:40

Mortgage Rights and Wrongs

Congress has said that they want judges to adjust mortgage debt. On the face of it, this makes sense. After all, when people declare bankruptcy they get their credit card, auto loan, and personal debts adjusted. What makes a mortgage any different? Well, one difference is the law. By law [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 05:01:08

Two Questions for SAM

Andrew Caplin et al. propose a way to stop home foreclosures:The way to do so is through the shared appreciation mortgage, or SAM ... of their mortgage debt, but at the same time, they are required to share future appreciation gains with those ... get "just compensation" for losses that resulted because Congress crammed down an equity-for-debt swap? If [more...]

Date: 2008-10-29 07:44:00

Select the Best Refinance Lender to Save Money

Replacing, refunding or repaying any new equity or debt or a combination of both is referred to as refinancing ... things that you must know while you approach best refinance lenders are: 1. Objective for mortgage refinance - Consolidation of bills or debts, to pay off your mortgage loan faster, lowering the hoemploy [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 06:03:30


The more than 12 million homeowners with mortgage debt have an incentive to default because mortgages are generally "no-recourse" ... or income to make up the difference between the unpaid loan balance and the lower value of the house ... up about $27,000 of potentially uncollectible debt but would avoid the extra loss of value that comes with selling [more...]

Date: 2008-11-19 14:59:56

T3Leads - CPA Network Review

In the ‘make money online’ realm, there are literally hundreds of ways to do so, whether it be through blogging, e-commerce, affiliate marketing, ... ? T3Leads currently deals mostly with the following types of companies: debt settlement, credit cards, home improvement, insurance, tax debt, mortgage loands, payday loans, auto loans, and foreclosure. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 09:00:42

All Time Low Mortgage Rates For A++ Borrowers Only

As discussed on December 31, 2008 many homeowners attempting to lower their mortgage rate apply for a refinance, ... income (debt ratio of 32% or less) and substantial equity in the home (loan to value of 75% or less ... and won’t get approved. Only about a third of U.S. mortgage debt outstanding is likely to qualify [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 08:09:46

Dicing With Debt

Dicing With Debt Posted in January 15th, 2009 Category:Debt Relief Britons are taking on record levels of mortgage and credit card debt, with figures released last year showing that UK personal debts far out weigh that of our European neighbours. For those in need of help with financial problems then the Citizens Advice Bureau [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 07:42:47

Suzee Orman Says “Pay off Your Mortgage, Boomers” - But I’m Not Sure

Suze  Orman has a new book that she’s promoting on Oprah’s website: Suze Orman’s 2009 Action Plan ... Your Mortgage says that carrying mortgage debt into retirement can wreak “financial havoc.”  He takes the reader through three scenarios of mortgage repayment, to review the tax effects of paying off [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 16:48:32

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

Secured Debts - Why Your House Mortgage Must Not Be Overlooked

A simplify definition of debts are money due or own to people under an express agreement to repay ... of the property, and is based on the principle that if you fail to pay or default on your payment ... is to be avoided whenever possible. When that happens, you also lose all the payment that you have already [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:26:29

Tell All Tuesday: Four Figure Debt Edition

Our total non-mortgage debt is now in the four figure range ... demolition!  Yesterday I made my “new” $300 payment to my student loan.  We are still building ... like that.  I like to feel like I am making progress.  This knocked the balance of my student loan down [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 18:08:14

Countervailing Powers

by hilzoy From the Washington Post: "Senate leaders won the support of Citigroup, one of the nation's largest banks, ... too. And I'm glad they won't be trying to block the sensible position that mortgage debt should be treated like any other secured debt in bankruptcy, which looks like a very good way to prevent [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 01:20:17

The Reckless Federal Reserve, Bernard Madoff and Elihu Root: Lessons for Today

The Federal Reserve has now moved to escalate even further its inflationary jihad in a vain and highly dangerous attempt to “stimulate” the economy ... to buy up mortgage-backed debt and consumer debt, the balance sheet will be up to about $3 trillion [more...]

Date: 2008-12-20 22:14:32

How Much Can You Afford?

Source: Yahoo! Real Estate If you’re like many first-time homebuyers, ... -to-income ratio. This is the figure lenders use to determine how much mortgage debt you can handle ... (Debt-to-income ratio) = $2,340 (Total allowable monthly debt payments) Next, add [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 12:27:26

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

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

Benchmarks and Tempations

I am beyond thrilled to say that, after a lot of really hard work, I am now $337.00 away from being debt-free except for my mortgage ... (k), but I have basically been plugging away at the debt very hard the last couple years.  (Having a roommate also ... : to be one of those people with no mortgage in ten years or less by socking all that money at the loa [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 06:55:55

A good time to consider debt consolidation

Austral Mortgage offers competitive mortgage rates for both residential and commercial loans, debt consolidation and investment loan. The company al 1 Vote(s) [more...]

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

Apply For Personal Loans Online For A Quick Response

The following article covers a topic that has recently moved to center stage–at least it seems that way. If you’ve been thinking you need to know more about high risk loans and personal loans, here’s your opportunity. Banks are the most common choice for people to get loans. This might be convenient for most people, but generally not the best option. Bankruptcy is as much deserving of a personal loan for refinancing, consolidation of debts, mortgaging or any kind of personal loans. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-08 18:13:18

Get a new house with bkr loans, 474007 euro in one day

Start with credibility. It’s not easy to know if the prices quoted by lenders are reliable. And of course, each loan and each borrower are different ... estate rather than other property and in some cases only land may be mortgaged. Settlement costs ... for 6 percent. While a mortgage in itself is not a debt, it is evidence of a debt of 8 percent [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:15:03

“Modern Debt Peonage”? Economic Democracy Is Turning Into a Financial Oligarchy

Dandelion Salad By Mike Whitney 09/08/08 “ICH“ An interview with Michael Hudson, ... the companies’ debt. To some extent it also will protect their preferred shares, which Morgan-Chase ... their $5.3 trillion in mortgage-backed debt that you mention, and the $11 trillion overall U.S. mortgage [more...]

Date: 2008-09-08 23:57:38

Time to get back to basics (pfblogs.org)

Millions of people in the US are feeling at least a little pain as the market whipsaws and home values go down ... .  The people feeling the most pain now have more mortgage debt than they can handle, the inability to refinance that debt, perhaps a lot of credit card debt, and maybe even unemployment.  People ... ... [more...]

Date: 2008-10-03 00:47:04

Credit Lines: Number and Length of Time Open

from an email: On a related note, I hope you might have some advice for us. My husband and I just sold our condo ... .) So we are spending a small part of the profit off the sale on retiring the only credit card debt we still ... house. However, with no credit card debt and no mortgage (and one car loan that will be paid off [more...]

Date: 2008-07-06 16:05:45

Breaking the Bank News: Millions of Fraudulent Mortgages

by Moe Bedard on September 23, 2009 · 0 commentsin American Nightmare Like all of us, I was sorry to learn that Lies of Our Times could not be sustained. It’s a real loss, and another signal that we have our work cut out for us in times that are in many ways ominous, but that also offer a good deal of hope. – Noam ChomskyThe headlines say it all, Honorable Judges of Kansas: “MERS had no right to the underlying debt repayment secured by the mortgage”. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 22:30:25

Tips for Mortgage Refinancing and Debt Consolidation

Many people discover that their credit card debt is out of control when they get their monthly bank statement ... your balance over-the-limit fees. It’s time to consider debt consolidation to save your money - credit card balance transfer, home equity loan or mortgage refinancing. One of the best ways to obtain [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 03:48:15

$75 user participation survey for those in debt

As I think I have mentioned before, I am working with a company called DebtGoal in development of their product ... in credit card debt At least 2 other types of debt (mortgage, auto, student loan, home equity loan [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 15:48:20

Time to get back to basics

Millions of people in the US are feeling at least a little pain as the market whipsaws and home values go down.  The people feeling the most pain now have more mortgage debt than they can handle, the inability to refinance that debt, perhaps a lot of credit card debt, and maybe even unemployment.  People [more...]

Date: 2008-10-03 05:36:52

Taxpayer "cramdown"

Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom!If you are wondering what the noise is its my forehead slamming against my desk.Ughhhhh.....Welcome to the mortgage "cramdown"! ... giving bankruptcy judges power to erase mortgage debt would increase costs for future homeowners [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 22:41:00

Debt Consolidation Mortgage Refinance - Pros And Cons

Amazon.de Widgets Many people are in need of a strategy for paying back their loans. Some people just need a point in the right direction in order to get on the right track. Sure, if we had piles of money lying around our living rooms, paying off our debts wouldn’t be an issue. Since that is not the case, unfortunately, we must weigh all of our available options in order to find the one that best caters to your financial needs. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 18:25:44

Small Business Administration - Financial Assistance

Our Fast Business Loan, unlike traditional bank loans, has less stringent requirements, faster approval, and no closing cost or fees ... Loans Business Loans Debt Consolidation Services Mortgage Loans Personal Loans Student Loans ... or for investment.Still, some investors in distressed debt, that a sign of a softening economy.That means every [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 05:40:15

Tips a Home Owner Should Know Before Refinancing

by katie George Mounting debt has many homeowners considering refinancing their mortgage for the purpose of cashing out the equity to consolidate credit card debt at a lower interest rate. Homeowners should not consider real estate mortgage refinance as a way to pay for a vacation unless it will be your last, a new car or a boat. A good [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 22:15:15

But I Thought It Was Just A “Panic”?

But I Thought It Was Just A "Panic"? Courtesy of Karl Denninger at The Market Ticker Or so we were told… Remember, the values at which subprime mortgage bonds were trading at reflected "irrational fear" and "unreasonable expectations of default." Really? * As of last week, the ABX index of sub-prime mortgage debt showed that AAA-rated securities from early 2007 were trading at 28 cents on the dollar – AA was at 4 cents, near all-time lows. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-14 02:05:36

Refinances Booming? Not As Much As You Think

Discount all the reports you read about Americans lining up to refinance their mortgages and take advantage of the lowest rates ever ... down. Only about a third of U.S. mortgage debt outstanding is likely to qualify for refinancing ... or Freddie Mac in the highest-cost areas. “The refinance boom is mostly impacting the people who need help [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:46:03

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