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  1. Just Tips
    My ds recently came over and said that his cc interest rate was raised 5%. A couple of days later I received my CREDIT UNION statement that was offering a FIXED cc interest rate of 9% with no balance transfer fees. The interest rate was also for the same for cash advances. My ds also...
  2. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    don't shoot me but in 76 when we got married we only had a Sears card. We thought long and hard before we charged the new washer and dryer . In fact we bought a used set for $50 until we saved 1/2 of the cost and then sold it and charged only 1/2 we paid it off in 3 months. We bought a...
  3. Frugal Living
    Now i am pissed ... to say the least... last month my electric bill was $190 some... i made some adjustments like getting the compact fluorescent light bulbs for all the lights in my home .. turned off kitchen light at night ( normally i left it on so i wasn't scambling with a baby for late...
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    Stocks zigzag higher on first day of 3rd quarter Stocks ended an erratic session with a modest gain as a mix of news made it clear the U.S. is still deep in economic trouble ...
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    Reading the news, other forums including this one, you will find more and more people conserving gas, water, electricity, growing their own food and becoming more frugal. Waste has been cut down in efforts to save money, recycling is up. So, maybe the higher prices are a good thing? to a point...
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    Stocks slide as data show drag of higher oil Stocks declined Tuesday as a worrisome reading on wholesale inflation underscored the drag of elevated energy prices on the economy.
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    Mortgage rates jump higher Mortgage rates climbed rapidly this week, joining a long list of things that are becoming more expensive.
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    http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/Investing/JubaksJournal/WhyHigherPricesAreHereToStay.aspx?page=all Crude oil hit a record of $135.09 a barrel on May 22, then dropped 9.4% over the next nine trading days to close at $122.30 on June 4. Then it soared past its previous record to $138.54 on...
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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080513/ap_on_go_co/congress_energy Thanks to the Senate we will see no relief from high gas prices. While they may have voted to suspend shipments the the reserves, they voted against increased drilling. Oh well, $6 a gallon here we come. I hope people are smart...
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    Stocks mostly higher on hope that housing near bottom Stocks were mostly higher in a choppy session Monday as investors hoped the worst housing slump in a quarter century might be ... </img>
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    Stocks higher on hope that housing is bottoming out Stocks turned higher Monday on hopes that the worst housing slump in a quarter century might be nearing a bottom, a trend that ... </img>
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    Bargain hunting sends stocks to higher close Stocks pulled off their lows to trade end hgiher Friday as investors stepped in to snap up bargains after two days of selling. ... </img>
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    U.S. stocks inch higher, but fears tackle world markets U.S.stocks opened slightly higher Friday, after Thursday's sell-off, but recent signs that the United States, the world's biggest ... </img>
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    Stocks open higher on Wall Street, rise overseas Stocks rose at the open in New York Thursday, led by technology shares after Blackberry maker Research in Motion (RIMM) boosted ... </img>
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    Wall Street leans to higher open as stocks rise overseas Wall Street tipped toward a higher open Thursday as traders placed bets that further economic data will allow the Federal Reserve ... </img>
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    Fed: Slower growth, higher unemployment, higher inflation Federal Reserve policymakers are forecasting slower economic growth, higher unemployment and higher inflation, documents released ... </img>
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    Tech stocks lead U.S. market higher U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday as optimism spurred by unexpectedly strong profits from computer maker Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) ... </img>
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    Higher Yahoo bid could cost investment banks Five major investment houses that together hold more than $50 billion worth of shares in both Microsoft (MSFT) and Yahoo (YHOO) ... </img>
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    Surprise gain in retail sales drives stocks higher Stocks advanced on a Commerce Department report showing an unexpected increase in retail sales last month. </img>
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