Rate Decision Today

The Federal Reserve is finishing up a two day policy meeting today and will make an announcement at 2:15 pm Eastern.  At the …

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California Tax Refunds On Hold

Previously we noted Californian’s who file early may get their refund on time if they file before February 1.  If you haven’t heard …

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Save an extra extra $500

Times are tight – no doubt about it.  Following up on yesterday’s post where I mentioned how saving $500 corresponds to even a greater …

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4.50% Mortgages?

There has been a lot of talk in the last 36 hours about a supposed plan by the Treasury Department to …

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Credit Line Reductions

Last week I wrote that banks were really starting to limit the origination of new consumer loans and credit cards.  This …

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The Loan Index Lottery

It turns out that having an adjustable rate loan is not too bad for many borrowers.  Some people are sitting pretty …

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Black Friday Deals

The deals at the stores today may get much better as the holiday season progresses.  In recent days we have seen major banks cutting …

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The Newest New Treasury Plan

As was reported widely yesterday the Treasury Department has a new plan of what to do with the bailout money.  Whatever one thinks of the basic idea of …

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