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Via breibart: SOME CONSUMERS WILL SEE CREDIT SCORES JUMP, STARTING THIS MONTH

13 Apr

Via @wearebreitbartCredit scores for some consumers will jump by as much as 30 percent, starting this month, due to changes in how credit companies report consumer debt and payment history.
The new reporting standards, set to kick in on April 16, the day before Tax Day this year, will require all three major credit reporting companies to exclude tax liens from credit reports, thereby improving credit scores, CNBC reported.

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Monday Minute: Clear your cookies for better travel rates

7 Nov

Today’s tidbit is small but effective.

If you are trying to save money for your business and hit that all important conference there is a superb trick: erase the cookies on your computer.  Every time you search the Internet for flights and you go back and forth the sites leave cookies that are akin to place marks.  The problem is they also raise fairs unilaterally on your computer.

Check your computer options and delete these cookies and you will find a lower cost search. 

Shocking leak exposes corruption, secret accounts linked to Putin, Assad, FIFA | Washington Examiner

4 Apr

Millions of sensitive documents were leaked from a large and secretive Panama wealth services firm, according to reports Sunday.The nonprofit Center for Public Integrity said the leak exposes a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking.Behind the email chains, invoices and documents that make up the Panama Papers are often unseen victims of wrongdoing enabled by this shadowy industry, the center said in a report.The report sparked speculation about corruption linking prime ministers, plutocrats and criminals. The Prime Minisister of Iceland walked out of an interview when asked about ties to a tax haven exposed by the leak.

Source: Shocking leak exposes corruption, secret accounts linked to Putin, Assad, FIFA | Washington Examiner

Not As Many Americans Saving For Retirement, Study Finds « CBS Los Angeles

4 Apr

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Source: Not As Many Americans Saving For Retirement, Study Finds « CBS Los Angeles

Wall Street’s Pile of Unwanted Treasuries Exposes Market Cracks – Bloomberg Business

21 Mar

The world’s biggest bond dealers are getting saddled with Treasuries they can’t seem to easily get rid of, adding to evidence of cracks in the $13.3 trillion market for U.S. government debt.

Source: Wall Street’s Pile of Unwanted Treasuries Exposes Market Cracks – Bloomberg Business

Number of Troubled Companies Nears 2009 Peak – MoneyBeat – WSJ

5 Mar

A Moody’s Investors Service tally of the least-creditworthy companies rose by 10 to 274 this month, pushing it nearer to April 2009’s record 291

Source: Number of Troubled Companies Nears 2009 Peak – MoneyBeat – WSJ

Deutsche Bank: It’s time to buy gold

27 Feb

Gold is still expensive, but rising economic risks and market turmoil mean investors should buy it for insurance, Deutsche Bank said Friday.

Source: Deutsche Bank: It’s time to buy gold

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