Welcome to the
June 16th, 2007 edition of the Carnival of Debt Consolidation.
In this post, we highlight 9 superb blog posts related
to Debt & Credit, Retirement, Loans & other Personal
Consolidation Low Down
Debt Consolidation Low Down presents
Edition of the Debt Management Carnival
Tushar Mathur presents Credit Score Breakup and ways to boost it posted at Life of a Resident Alien
bill in full and mail it as soon as it arrives, or at
the very least the minimum due."
Satapathy presents Protect Your Credit Card From the Latest Identity Theft Techniques posted at Credit Card Lowdown
"According to the Federal Trade Commission,
nearly 10 million people were victims of identity theft
Josh presents Bankruptcy- What You Need To Know posted at My Credit Scores, saying, "If you have been on the cusp of bankruptcy as of late, you must know
this. You may be familiar with the definition of bankruptcy
and may have coped with what you think may come next.
However, you have not discovered all the ramifications
of bankruptcy yet. Before you set out to declare any legal
proceeding regarding your credit life, be sure to know
fully what you're getting yourself into- Mycreditscores
"Chapter 7. This is a liquidation which
permits you to eliminate all or most of the unsecured
debt that is currently held."
Josh presents Home Mortgage 101 posted at My Credit Scores
"Very few people can
purchase a home without use of a mortgage. When financing
a new home is the only option left, there are many financing
options that are available to meet your needs. Discussed
below are many of these options that are popular today.
Even if you already have a mortgage, you can learn options
to use later in life or share with others."
Ruby presents 25 Ways to Make Money Quickly and Easily (and Legally)! posted at Advice and Rants.
"Can you drive? Can you drive well? If
so, learn about your city’s roads, and put yourself
through whatever course you need to pass to get a taxi-driver
Josh presents Build Your Portfolio Wisely posted at The Mad Money Analyst
"When you first start
building a portfolio many considerations are probably
running through your mind. Even if you've had your portfolio
for some time, you may be re-evaluating your past purchasing
decisions. But have you covered all your bases? Your first
consideration when evaluating your position is defining
your objectives. Each individual has unique investment
objectives based on your age, financial capacity, employment
situation, etc. For example a young college student."
Reimers presents 10 ways to save money in College posted at CampusGrotto.
"Don't Drive - With
everything you need within walking distance, there is
no need to waste gas or lose that precious parking spot."
Russell presents Hear ye, Hear Ye, individual investors: Be wary of new investment asset classes
? A Tip from The Skilled Investor posted at THE SKILLED INVESTOR Blog
"Many promoters in
the financial services industry have shown a strong proclivity
in recent years to invent and to market supposedly “new”
investment asset classes. These supposed new asset classes
have included “commodity futures,” “managed futures,”
“precious metals,” the 57+ varieties of “hedge funds,”
and other asset class inventions. What tends to be “new”
about these asset classes is the increased effort by the
industry to sell them to “retail” or individual investors
through the broker and advisor channels. Oddly, these
newly discovered asset classes for individual investors
also have been characterized by relatively high sales
charges, high broker/advisor compensation incentives,
and high ongoing professional management costs — all paid
by guess who? … You."
Russell presents Check out this automated tool for aligning your investment risk tolerance and
asset allocation ? A Tip from The Skilled Investor posted at THE SKILLED INVESTOR Blog
"Your tolerance for
investment risk is a relative thing. Few people like investment
risk, but some can handle it better than others can. The
more investment risk you are willing to tolerate, the
higher your potential expected investment returns and
investment growth. At the same time, the investment road
you take might be rougher. Securities markets tend to
pay a return on investment only for shouldering investment
risks at the market level. The cash, bond, and stock financial
asset classes have different expected risk and return
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Anaicilef Comments on September
I learned something from your articles.
I want to share with you my personal experience on how
I maximized my money in my non-bearing interest checking
account and hid it from identity theft and at the same
time, it is insured by FDIC. I think you will love it.