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6 Months until Harrowing Tax Hikes

Thursday, September 02

In just six months, the most substantial tax increases in recent history will take effect.  They will hit families and small businesses in three waves on January 1, 2011:First Wave: Expiration of 2001 and 2003 Tax Relief In 2001 and 2003, the GOP Congress enacted several tax cuts for investo...

Flipper Cash A Major Factor in US Housing Market

Thursday, September 02

     It is a sad week for anyone looking for serious signs of recovery in the US housing market. In July, new home sales were at their lowest in history, and existing home sales were not much better. In the midst of this it is surprising to learn that almost one third of all home sales in the US ...

25% Americans have FICO scores below 599

Saturday, August 14

Greetings everyone, I've come by some information that I thought I'd share with everyone. 25% of Americans have FICO scores below 599. That means that there are a lot of people out there who have a hard time getting credit cards, and an almost impossible struggle getting loans for a vehicle o...

Send this to 10 friends or I'll have bad luck?

Friday, August 13

You know what most of the e-mails you get that tell you "forward this on to 10 friends or you'll have bad luck", "forward this on to 10 friends unless you don't care about (insert cause)" etc. have in common? Most of these e-mails have a tracking system connected to them. That means that each tim...