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2010 

Another ActiveRain Milestone - 300,000 points! It is with great pleasure that today I celebrate hitting 300,000 ActiveRain points.  Anyone want some cake? Ummmm - YUM! ☺  MattToll Free: 888-NCFIXER (623-4937)Toll Free Fax: 888-FAX-4020 (329-4020)Local: 860-282-6181330 Roberts Street Suite 402East...
12/17/2010
The federal debt may be increasing, but revolving debt, largely fueled by credit cards, has been slowly inching downward over the past year as credit-weary consumers continue to tighten their belts to survive in the still sluggish post-recession economy. The Federal Reserve reports that in the fi...
12/17/2010
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Caution:  This one may cause you to fall off your chair laughing! John went to visit his 90 year old grandfather in a very secluded, rural area of Saskatchewan After spending a great evening chatting the night away, the next morning John's grandfather prepared breakfast of bacon, eggs and toast. ...
12/16/2010
           ONERecently, when I went to McDonald's I saw on the menu that you could have an order of 6, 9 or 12 Chicken McNuggets.I asked for a half dozen nuggets.'We don't have half dozen nuggets,' said the teenager at the counter.'You don't?' I replied.'We only have six, nine, or twelve,' was th...
12/16/2010
This is a Guerrilla Marketing Tactic being employed by the credit card companies! Life just got a little harder for people struggling to lower their debt. The credit card industry is about to increase the temptation to rack up more credit card debt. This month, the much-maligned credit card indus...
12/16/2010
Before the recession and mortgage meltdown, it was common practice to take out home equity lines of credit (HELOC) in order to finance home improvement products, education, cars, businesses, and just about everything else under the sun.  Qualifying was easy.  All you really needed was a home. Tod...
12/15/2010
Are credit card balance transfers a good idea? In order to win your business, credit card companies sometimes offer low interest and/or 0% interest for a limited time on balance transfers.  This allows credit card holders to transfer a debt from one credit card on which they're presumably paying ...
12/14/2010
Poor Credit = No Job It's not unusual for banks and other businesses involved in money management to run a credit check on a potential new hire. Their rationale is that handling all that money on a daily basis might prove too great a temptation for an employee with serious personal financial prob...
12/14/2010
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What a week it was!  Last week the benchmark 10-year note yield, which moves inversely to price, made its biggest two-day gain in two years on Tuesday and Wednesday. The yield surged to 3.24% on Wednesday -- up from Monday's 2.94% close.  The cause was the agreement on the tax package worked out ...
12/14/2010
Desperate people resort to desperate measures. Unfortunately, there is always someone out there ready to take advantage of another person's tragedy and to make a quick buck doing so. As the economy struggles toward recovery, high unemployment, new layoffs, diminished wages and benefits, tight cre...
12/13/2010
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