Why does business love to hit you with small monthly re-occurring payments? Because they fly under our financial radar! Those small monthly charges don’t seem like much, just $9.99 a month, or $4.99 a month. You see the amount on your statement, but hey its just $5, or its just $10 right.
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What makes up your FICO score? 35% of your score is based on your debt history. 30% is based on your debt level. 15% is based on the length of time youâ€™ve been in debt. 10% is based on new debt. 10% is based on type of debt.
2008 everyone lost their shirt. 2009 everyone gets their shirt back? Year to Date Jan 1, 2009 to Oct 31, 2009: 26.49% This year going well for retirement accounts, if you left them alone. Did you leave yours alone? Or did you make some radical changes? If so what happened?
How much money per taxpayer is all the bailout and stimulus really worth? Many taxpaying citizens like myself really do think the money would be better off going back to the taxpayers. But how much really? I have heard numbers from $1 million per taxpayer, and other figures all over the place. Here is your […]
What a mess. What happened to letting the market work? I think our economy just took a huge step backward today. This bailout is saying, if you’re going to screw up, make sure you do it BIG BIG BIG. That way the US government will come in and save your behind. How in the world […]
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In an effort to help financial services organizations collect on large volumes of uncollected debt, Experian(R), a global information solutions provider, today announced the launch of Collection Triggers(SM). Collection Triggers is a robust and flexible collections solution that monitors a company’s portfolio of collections accounts. When new information on one of these accounts becomes available, […]
Well it’s that time again tomorrow. If you file estimated quarterly taxes, better have your check book ready. This year the payments are really hurting to send in. The reason is your estimates are based on your previous years earnings. Well this year my earnings are down quite a bit. Sending in these payments is […]
Michigan was the only state in the nation to see its home prices decline in value in 2006. The national average was a 5.87 percent increase, compared with Michigan’s -0.44 percent decline. Ouch. Michigan has been losing so many jobs especially on the east side of the state, Detroit and the surrounding areas are seeing […]