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  1. General Chat
    :nrant: so just by accident I found that my low interest rate cc of 9.99% was now 17.90% and the cash adv was 15.10%. was fussing my budget and just happened to see the change- normally I pay/view bill online and never open the bill when I get it. so I called about it and the wonderful...
  2. Utilities
    Just what I need to hear. They already had a rate increase less than a year ago. Now they want another 15% increase! KCPL Wants To Raise Rates In Missouri - Kansas City News Story - KMBC Kansas City
  3. Leisure & Media Arts
    There has been a lot of talk around the web, including the shoutbox here about Netflix rates increasing. Might as well have a thread about it. :laugh: Netflix Announces Price Hike, New Subscription Plans So.. what are you going to do? Redbox? Hulu? Blockbuster?
  4. Frugal Living
    I just don't know if it is ever going to get better. I was reading the local paper yesterday and there was a piece on Duke energy raising our rates by 17 percent! Our pay has been cut in half this year and everything just keeps going up. I just don't know what we are going to do. We have...
  5. Utilities
    I should have never bought this house. After my post in June, there was this article in our local paper about this very utility company again. :furious:New Aqua Utilities rate hike could lower fees in Pasco - St. Petersburg Times What the article is saying is that MY water company hike will...
  6. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I got a phone call concerning the mortgage and its impending renewal. We decided to stay with our current company, ResMor Trust Company, after a discussion with both the mortgage consultant and DH. We were offered the following rates: 1 year fixed - 3.29% 3 year fixed - 3.89% 5 year fixed -...
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    30 Year Mortgage Rates lowest ever recorded I have already called my lender. I'm at 6.25% now and even if I can't pay off the HELOC completely, they should be wiling to subordinate, and if I can put half of that locked in at under 5, it'll be a good deal.
  8. General Chat
    My job has posted the health insurance rates and I will be saving $70 a pay period since it is me and my daughters. HR said that they have found that the spouse usually costs more. So those with employee/children plan will be reduced. I am going to apply that $140 savings to my debt!!
  9. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I'm seeing alot of this being posted; so I thought I'd give you this info to check out. I received a statement from my credit union. It stated cc with 9% interest FIXED!! and there was no balance transfer. This might be something to check out.
  10. Dave Ramsey
    Does anyone know of any websites or statistics for gas rates? I trying to decided if I should lock into a 12month fixed rate for my gas company Georgia Natural Gas or fall into the monthly rate. As of now the monthly rate is .49 per therm while the fixed rate is .79 per therm. Any thoughts would...
  11. Frugal Living
    Going up from 42 to 44 cents. More info:
  12. 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...
  13. Frugal Living
    Right now I can get a fixed rate 30yr mortgage for 5.1%. My current mortgage has a 6.5% on a 30yr fixed. Should I refinance or should I wait and see if they drop some more? I have heard they could get as low as 3.5%. We have only paid on our mortgage for 2 years. I would also like some input on...
  14. Military Families We got a $90 increase!
  15. Health and beauty
    If the rates really do drop to 4.5 how do I know if it really is good to refinance ? we are at 6.125 21 yrs left on a 30 yr fixed (52000) plus a heloc of 7000 at 5 something we do have good credit so we should quailfy for the low rate if it happens. The original plan was to refinance after...
  16. News you can use
    Mortgage rates drop Mortgage rates fell this week, and IndyMac, a large lender, stopped lending.
  17. News you can use
    What to do now that interest rates are steady The Federal Reserve decided to hold steady on short-term interest rates. We're no longer in a falling-rate environment. Here are some top tips on what you need to do now.
  18. News you can use
    Rates on 30-year mortgages rise again, to 6.45% Rates on 30-year mortgages rose again this week, climbing to the highest level in more than nine months, reflecting concern about ...
  19. News you can use
    Fed holds rates steady in the face of inflation The Federal Reserve on Wednesday voted to hold its target for a key interest rate at 2%, ending nearly a year of sharp rate reductions ...
  20. News you can use
    Mortgage rates rise to 10-month high Mortgage rates went up for the fourth week in a row and have risen well over half a percentage point in the last month.
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