The Rich Turn To Massive Garage Sales

Friday, May 29, 2009, 6:42 AM | Leave Comment

Nothing in this world has remained unchanged. Like they say “the only constant on this earth is change, change, change.” Many people have a hard time grasping this. If folks have their own business or a line of business – for example, show business, arts and entertainment, real estate, construction and others – and they […]

Anaconda Squeeze In Credit Swamp Of Consumer Misery

Friday, May 22, 2009, 6:09 AM | Leave Comment

The anaconda squeeze in the credit swamp of the consumer misery has been relaxed and loosened up. Thanks U.S. Senate. For months now, the card companies have been threatening to cut rewards programs sharply to make up for revenue lost because of the new restrictions. Card companies want to make money, and big spenders help […]

NY State AG Sues Two Debt Settlement Anacondas

Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 4:12 PM | Leave Comment

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo yesterday scored his gains with a crackdown on two major outfits he accused of tricking and gouging consumers with debt-settlement schemes that caused more grief than relief for cash-strapped debtors. Mr. Cuomo sued two debt settlement companies Tuesday, accusing them of fraudulent business practices and false advertising. He said […]

The Sponsor Of A Key Bill Says Banks Need To Be Reined In

Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

President Obama is pressing Congress to pass legislation that will restrain influence of the credit card industry’s practices by Memorial Day. The Senate is currently debating two bills aimed at protecting consumers. One is Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s (D., N.Y.) Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights, which passed the House of Representatives in April by a wide […]

Buying A Safe Car Saves You Money

Monday, May 18, 2009, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

If you are like most people shopping for a new car, safety should rank high among things you are looking for. Every new car must meet certain federal safety standards, but that doesn’t mean that all cars are equally safe. There are still important safety differences, and some vehicles are safer than others. Many automakers […]

Tips How To Send Money To Family In The Old Country

Sunday, May 17, 2009, 6:13 AM | Leave Comment

As immigrants, we all have sent money to families in the old country where we were born and raised. These days, with the advent of freely available technology, the process of sending money has never been so easy. There is a process or a system called SWIFT – Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. It […]

Tips How Much Coverage For Auto Insurance

Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 6:30 AM | 1 Comment

Almost every state requires you to buy a minimum amount of liability coverage. Chances are that you will need more liability insurance than the state requires because accidents cost more than the minimum limits. If you are found legally responsible for bills that are more than your insurance covers, you will have to pay the […]

Credit Limit And High Interest Will Change Under New Law

Saturday, May 9, 2009, 7:06 AM | 1 Comment

The House of Representatives On Thursday, April 30 2009 passed legislation that promises strong consumer protections from credit cards issuers. The Cardholders’ Bill of Rights aims to strengthen consumer protections offered by Federal Reserve rules and possibly speed up the date they go into effect (which, for now, is July 1, 2010). The bill recently […]

Tips How To Make Money Online

Friday, May 8, 2009, 7:34 AM | 1 Comment

I guess like so many others, I have been looking for some venues to make money online. When I look at some of the websites – the one by Lisa Irby and a blog by John Chow, they seem to make six-figure income. John is making better than $30K a month and Ameet Mehta at […]

How To Get Out Of Nagging Debt

Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 7:05 AM | Leave Comment ran a story “Get out of debt – on $26,000 a year” by Karin Price Mueller. The story is about “nagging debts, begun with a credit-fueled spending spree in college, are keeping a hairdresser from her dreams. But there is a path out of the red.” Excerpts from the interview: Today, the 37-year-old single […]