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I once wrote (well, more than once) an article that got some negative criticism. The article was called How To Write A Check And Other Checkbook Basics. I found out that a lot of people graduating high school didn’t know how to write a check, so I wrote an article on the topic. There was […]
I’ve noticed lately that the credit card companies are using a new tactic (or at least new to me). They’re doing things for cardholders that on the surface appear to be helpful in order to make you think that they’re on your side. They’re you’re friend, and they’re here to help you! I’ve seen a […]
I recently was unfortunate enough to have some personal items stolen from my car, including a GPS and digital camera. I had only recently purchased the GPS, and digital cameras aren’t cheap to replace. I called my homeowner’s insurance to see if they would cover the replacement cost, but my deductible was too high […]
The next big crisis? The past year has been a tough one for our economy. We have seen the companies suffer as the mortgage industry undergoes a huge crisis. Thousands of foreclosures have happened to people who got into mortgages they couldn’t afford. Adjustable rate mortgage and interest only loan rates started going up, and […]
I recently posted on this blog about how identity thieves had made some attempts at stealing people’s credit card information and identities by putting “credit card skimmers” on the Redbox movie rental machines at local Mcdonalds, and grocery stores. After reading an article at MSN Money today, it sounds like this type of crime is […]
These last few weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about our credit cards, and whether or not we should just close the rest of our credit accounts. My philosophy is becoming more and more anti-debt, and the idea of going credit card free is appealing, albeit a bit scary. It’s becoming less scary as we […]