Archive | January, 2012

How the Expansion of HARP Could Affect You

31 January 2012

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About 23% of mortgages in the US are underwater. If you’re one of those upside down mortgage holders, you could find relief with HARP 2.0. That’s what they’re calling the expansion of the Home Affordable Refinance Program that now allows more people to benefit from the plan. This HARP Sings a Different Tune HARP is […]

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Choose an Insurance Deductible that Fits Your Finances

25 January 2012

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You can control your car insurance costs by adjusting your deductibles, but be careful not to save on premiums at the expense of appropriate coverage. Do your homework, carefully assessing your needs and studying the nuances in car insurance jargon. First, calculate how much you really could afford to pay from your own assets if […]

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Take the Power Back: How to become an Empowered Credit Card User

24 January 2012

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Individuals own credit cards for a variety of reasons. Some enjoy the security afforded with instant access to emergency funds, some use them to finance large purchases and some use them as a short term financial solution in between paydays. All of which are perfectly legitimate and respectable reasons to own and use a credit […]

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Investments that Will Make You Money Without Any Management

21 January 2012

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When it comes to accruing wealth, one can never underestimate the power of having a constant income stream. If you have an investment that generates money without requiring your attention, you can capital, invest it, make more capital, and then invest that capital again all while working on other projects or pursuing unrelated ventures. What […]

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Making your Savings safe – what you need to know

16 January 2012

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It’s likely that recent financial events have left you feeling uneasy about saving and investing your money into UK banks at the moment. And you’re not to blame. The near collapse and nationalisation of banks such as Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley in 2007 saw nervous customers queuing along the highstreet to withdraw money […]

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What You Need and What You Don’t in Your Car Insurance

15 January 2012

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Determining what you need and what you don’t in car insurance requires an understanding of what you pay for in a policy. This includes coverage amounts and options that you can apply that will affect your premium costs. You can determine the amount of coverage needed for your vehicle by obtaining a rate quote from […]

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Using Forums and Other Tools to Research Products

13 January 2012

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An educated consumer is a smart consumer. This principle has been proved time and time again. Being an educated consumer can help people save thousands of dollars on products that don’t provide the bang for their buck. It’s hard to know the ins and outs of every industry, but there are easy ways to help […]

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The Internet Is The New Wall Street

12 January 2012

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Everything is on the Internet now, from Buddhist sites to information on title loans in AZ, and like any Darwinian system, competition and the smell of blood in the water has created rampant opportunities for the generation of online wealth. Similar to how number crunchers on Wall Street cooked up extremely clever ways of earning […]

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