No Upfront Fees For Debt Relief

Starting on October 27, 2010, all debt relief companies must settle for reduce a customer?s credit card or other unsecured debt before they can legally collect a fee. The debt relief provider or counselor can only collect payment is ? They successfully renegotiates, settles, reduces...

Tax Planning 2009

As you are planning your finances and taxes for the year 2009 be sure to take a look at this list of the most overlooked tax deductions.

Pre-Holiday Bargains Or Post-Holiday Bargains

You want it. So do you buy it before the big day or wait until after for the best deals. Check out The Three Best Pre-Holiday Deals.

FHA Issues New Home Ownership Guidelines

The Federal Housing Administration has long had the mission to help first time homebuyers and others who may not be able to qualify for a conventional mortgage. Right now you would likely need to have a down payment of 10 to 20% in...

Not The Kind Of Double Dip That You Want

Not like a double dip ice cream cone on a hot summer day, no the kind of double dip that some economists say is on the horizon is much more ominous. Some economists are now predicting a double dip recession, meaning that just...

No FICO Credit Cards, Too Good To Be True

Take your mama?s advice and remember that when it sounds too good to be true, it probably is (too good to be true, that is). In California a ?serial con artist? named Ralph Adam Rendon, who is currently out on bail for selling bogus travel...

Bankruptcies Increase In October 2009

There was a sharp increase in bankruptcies in the month of October 2009. There is a variety of different factors that may account for this trend, the bankruptcy law changes from 2005, the current economy and other economic indicators.

The Catch-22 Of Credit and Jobs

As we have reported here before, there are far too many employers looking at credit reports and rejecting good employees outright if they have a poor credit score. It?s the proverbial Catch-22. If you are unemployed, as more than 6.5 million Americans are right now...