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Consumer Price Index Fell at Record Pace in November – Chart of the Day

Stock prices are falling, house prices are falling, gas prices are falling. And when gas prices lost more than 60% in 5 months, we know we are going to get  a break on inflation. After all, the economy is in a recession and demands on everything are down. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released this […]

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Checking out Kiplinger’s 2008 Best Financial Service Picks

Early last month, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine published its annual best list. Among services and products recognized by the magazine, there are a few I am interested in having another look: Online Savings Account: FNBO Direct Checking Account: Schwab Bank High Yield Investor Checking Money-Market Account: Flagstar Bank Express Money Market I don’t know for […]

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Tips To Boost Your Credit Score and Stay On the Top

Credit score is a three–digit number generated on the basis of your credit report. Most of the lenders judge the financial stability of a person through their credit scores. A FICO credit score ranging within 720 to 800 is considered to be a good credit score. A high credit score will help you to avail […]

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New Credit Card Rules Coming Soon, to the Benefit of Cardholders

I read this Reuters article tonight about new credit card rules that may soon be effective. There aren’t many details, but from what I read, it could be a good news to consumers. According to the article, the Federal Reserve, along with other two federal agencies, will vote next Thursday on new credit card regulations […]

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Introducing the Savings Account Deals Page

As a rate chaser, I am always on the lookout for new bank offers. And if I find one that I feel can better serve my money, I usually end up getting an account myself. Since it seems that there are always bank offers better than I am using, the result of the rate chasing […]

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American Households Lost $2.8 Trillion in Net Worth Last Quarter – Chart of The Day

American households really took a hit in the third quarter of 2008. Federal Reserve released its third quarter Flow of Funds Accounts of the United States today. According to the report, U.S. households lost $2.8 trillion in value from July to September to a total of $56.539 trillion. That’s a 4.7% decline from the second […]

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0% Long-Term Capital Gain Tax from 2008 to 2010 for Some Investors

The tax season is coming soon and it’s about time to consider some tax strategies as 2008 quickly draws to a conclusion. With stock markets got hammered so badly this year, there are some moves you can make to take advantage of the current situation while preparing yourself for a rebound in the stock markets […]

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Popular Online Bank Routing Numbers

I put together a list of routing numbers of some popular online banks, those that I track regularly for their savings account interest rates. Along with the online bank ABA routing numbers, I also provided the sources where I found them. Most of the numbers are from banks directly, others are from places like FatWallet […]

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