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01/01/09
Debt Consolidation Versus Bankruptcy

No body wants to file bankruptcy. There are many negative things that go with bankruptcies, but there are some alternatives to filing. What are the differences between debt consolidation versus bankruptcy? The following article talks about these two options and the pros and cons of each one.

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08/13/08
Beat the Inflation Heat

With the real estate slump, crude oil trading at over $120 a barrel, and sky high global food prices, it's no wonder many average families in the U.S. are feeling inflation's pinch. Take heart: There are some ways to stem the outward flow of cash. Cutting out wasteful spending and taking advantage of some money-saving techniques can help to loosen up a stretched budget.

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08/11/08
Mortgage Application Check List

In a slumping housing and credit market, easy mortgage buying has given way to strict rule enforcement that's leaving many potential homebuyers with churning stomachs and a mad scramble to prove their credit-worthiness.

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08/11/08
Is taxation the answer to the real estate meltdown?

The headlines are pretty much the same on the tube, in the newspapers and on the internet: A homeowner rescue bill could cost American taxpayers an estimated $25 billion to save Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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08/08/08
Housing Bill Home Buyer Credit Comes With Strings

Homebuilders, real estate professionals and the mortgage industry cheered the late-July passage of a housing stimulus bill in the House of Representatives. Homeowners and potential buyers, however, are still wading through the legislative lingo to see just how consumer-friendly the package will be.

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08/07/08
The Role of Media and the Recession

Every time we turn around, the "R" word is there - Recession! Recession! Recession! Because we live in an intense, 24-hour news cycle via television, in print and on the internet, the media has a hold on us from every angle. The question is, whether they declare it or not, are we really in a recession?

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08/05/08
Eco-Friendly Back to School Shopping

Several recent surveys have shown that this upcoming back to school shopping season, parents and kids alike are interested in "green" options for their supplies. As the market for green products has grown drastically in recent years, there are thousands of items from which they can choose. With the right knowledge, it's easy to find ways to have an eco-friendly back to school shopping spree without sacrificing any of the necessities.

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08/04/08
Simple Savings Tips for Everyday Life

In my circle of friends and family, I know four different families that have been affected by the slump in the economy. Between being laid off of work, having to take jobs that pay way below what they are worth and even foreclosuring the family home, many people across the United States are hurting to pay the bills. Finding extra money is as simple as making cuts in your everyday spending.

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08/03/08
Investment Advice During an Economic Slowdown

Investing money can be a difficult task. Knowing where to invest your money and who to trust to invest your money is a big decision. Making it even more problematic is the slump in the economy. Just ask Mike. He has been investing money since he was 25 years old. He thought that his money was safe in this economic slowdown, but when he received his last investment statement, he was shocked by the overall numbers... everything was down... in fact, it looked like he had less money than last year.

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07/31/08
Is taxation the answer to the real estate meltdown?

The headlines are pretty much the same on the tube, in the newspapers and on the internet: A homeowner rescue bill could cost American taxpayers an estimated $25 billion to save Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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