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  • Life Without Debt Extreme Get Out Of Debt Secrets

    Home Contact Brent Riggs You are about to learn simple yet extremely effective methods to wipe out your debt with AMAZING speed You can live life with zero debt faster than you ever dreamed It doesn rsquo...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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    Writing this article is a bit of a double-edged sword. You see while I think that open communication is always the best way to deal with a debt situation, sometimes people just need to find a way...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Woman Chains Self to Home to Prevent Foreclosure

    I’m not quite sure how effective this particular approach is but one foreclosure specialist, facing financial problems of her own, has chained herself to the front porch while awaiting eviction. The woman chained to the porch is...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Would You Like to Be a Debt Collector?

    Recruitment Video For Debt Collectors This recruiting video for a major banks debt collection department is very interesting if you listen closely to the words. I’d suggest that you even consider watching it with your eyes closed....

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Credit Card Horror Stories: Tales of Credit Limit Reductions and Account Closures

    Bankrate.com did a story on Friday (sorry for not getting to this earlier) highlighting some of the same stuff that I've been pointing out here for weeks. More and more customers are experiencing credit-limit reductions and account...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Medical Debt Sending Many Over Financial Brink

    Since 1999, Keith and Deborah Krinsky of Magalia, Calif., have seen their health insurance deductible soar from $1,000 to $10,000. A combination of Keith’s chronic asthma and potential heart problems, Deborah’s connective tissue disorder and fallen arches,...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Meltdown risks mental health disaster

    Fears over job security, paying the bills or even just whether your house is going to be foreclosed are fuelling an epidemic of stress, anxiety and sleepless nights among workers on both sides of the Atlantic –...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Outrage Over Credit Cards with 222% APR

    Outrage Over Credit Cards with 222% APR QCK, UK - 1 hour ago The money must then be repaid at a rate that is more than 10 times the average APR of a credit card. Debt groups and...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • New Indian Middle Class Gets Caught In the Whirlwind of Revolving Credit

    It's tough all over -- and not just in the United States. In India, where revolving credit is still relatively new, consumers are struggling under the weight of crushing consumer debt, according to a story in the...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Reader Tip of the Day: How to Conveniently Maximize Discover’s Bonus Cash Back

    This tip comes from one of my readers. If you have a tip that you'd like me to pass along, feel free to email me at plastic101@gmail.com. If you want me to give you a tip of...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Hardships Past Haunt Europe’s Search for Financial Safety

    Hardships Past Haunt Europe’s Search for Financial Safety New York Times, United States - 6 minutes ago Even when it comes to the British, who look more like Americans in terms of credit card debt and mortgage exposure,...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • In this economy, layaway is in vogue

    In this economy, layaway is in vogue Tampabay.com, FL - 2 hours ago Consumer credit is getting tighter at a time when rising joblessness, foreclosures and prices make it harder to pay off credit card debt . ......

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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  • YOUR VIEW: Charles Merlis

    YOUR VIEW: Charles Merlis Hartford Courant, United States - 2 hours ago Instead many people have used it to reduce their credit card debt on which they are paying confiscatory rates. Credit card debt has increased exponentially ......

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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  • Americans losing sleep over financial crisis

    Americans losing sleep over financial crisis Reuters - 32 minutes ago Of those, a third said their biggest worry was the cost of living, while another third cited their credit card debt . One in six said...

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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  • Early voting records fall; Arditti hitting credit cards to finance

    Early voting records fall; Arditti hitting credit cards to finance ... Newspaper Tree, TX - 3 hours ago After the election, she will have until March 2009 to take limited campaign contributions and use them to repay herself....

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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