SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY 6 Myths About Credit Counseling
In the same way I try to avoid using clichs, many people avoid credit counseling like the plague. Theyve heard from their friend whose sisters uncles cousin got counseling and it trashed that persons ... Posted on 12/11/13 at 1:32 PM
IN THE BLACK Personal Finance articles
Following are some recent personal finance articles I have written.
Reasons not to cut up your credit cards even if you are not charging
Benefits of Cutting up credit cards
How to spend $5 less a d... Posted on 6/18/13 at 7:59 PM
REAL MONEY Nine Steps to Dealing With Medical Debt
A broken bone, mental health therapy, a long-term illness, a car accident, a premature baby. All of these situationsand so many more unexpected onescan land a family in medical debt. And you cant comp... Posted on 4/16/13 at 8:27 AM
BEST FRIENDS ND North Dakota Promotes Philanthropy Through Legislation
DECEMBER 22, 2010 8:59 PM
North Dakotans can take advantage of state income tax credits that few others in the United States can. Since 2005, state residents have been able to participate in income... Posted on 6/6/12 at 8:11 AM
Finance Minister Francois Baroin told a French TV station that France had been downgraded by one notch by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's. That would mean a rating of AA+, the same as the United States since it was downgraded last summer.
The global economy is being confronted with a new wave of credit tightening as a result of the European debt crisis that will subdue growth in many countries, Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney warns.
As banks and credit unions continue to push past online banking into mobile banking, Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank is testing what appears to be another first for banks: a mobile card app. In a trial run at outdoor retailer REI, tech-savvy shoppers can apply for instant credit on their iPhones, instead of filling out a form by hand.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today downgraded the credit ratings of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and other agencies linked to long-term U.S. debt.
The agency also lowered the ratings for: farm lenders; long-term U.S. government-backed debt issued by 32 banks and credit unions; and three major clearinghouses, which are used to execute trades of stocks, bonds and options.
After the first-ever downgrade of the U.S. government's credit rating, the White House said Saturday that President Barack Obama believes it's clear Washington "must do better" in tackling the deficit.V
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