Posts filed under ‘Real Estate and Mortgages’

Baloney and the economy

I came across this article on Yahoo! News via The Motley Fool this morning that I have to share. I’m not going to waste anytime, so here you go. (more…)

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July 25, 2008 at 10:45 am Leave a comment

Did you know that homeowners paid or will pay 580% interest in the first year of their 30 year mortgage?

Neither did I. But a Realtor in Mobile, Alabama wanted to enlighten the public and Dave Ramsey about this and tried convince us that United First Financial’s $3,500 computer software was worth every penny. (more…)

July 10, 2008 at 8:30 am 23 comments

6 Money Matters to Stop Worrying About

I’m not a huge fan of Suze Orman. In fact, not much of one if I’m being honest. But, her latest feature in O at Home was one of the few Orman tidbits I can’t argue with. Simply put, it’s the soundest advice I’ve heard from her in a long time. Here’s how the article starts: (more…)

June 30, 2008 at 10:43 am Leave a comment

Foreclosure ‘crisis’ is overblown

One of the best articles on the so-called foreclosure crisis I’ve read recently was featured on MSN this week. Why the best? Because it is accurate, objective and completely devoid of any political agenda, which is more than could be said of news sites reporting on the U.S. economy. Here’s a brief excerpt: (more…)

March 7, 2008 at 9:22 am Leave a comment

Unorthodox tactic to sell a house

Barbara Scott, a home owner in Altamonte Springs, Florida is trying a new tactic to help sell her house in a slumping real estate market. While many real estate agents recommend more traditional methods to move homes, such as covering closing costs or repainting walls, Scott has thrown concert tickets into the deal. (more…)

January 8, 2008 at 9:54 am 1 comment

The ‘coming’ credit card crunch would be a good thing

After reading the latest article on SmartMoney.com about the looming crunch in the credit card industry, I am more convinced that it wouldn’t be such a bad thing. In all honesty, I welcome it. (more…)

January 7, 2008 at 10:55 am 1 comment

Gloom and doom in the U.S. economy is media hype

Everyone’s been hearing about the mortgage and credit meltdown in the U.S. and the media has been feeding on it like starving boas in a mice den. USA Today’s article yesterday, Bush: Economy is sound, despite credit woes is a prime example. (more…)

December 19, 2007 at 3:48 pm 3 comments

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