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Kick-Start Your Stalled Career in the UAE

December 14, 2012

When money is tight and the job promotion prospects on a scale of 1 to 10 stand at something less than zero, maybe it’s time to look at pastures new for that next all-important corporate leg-up. After all, you’ve got the degree, the business skills and the experience to match. Why not make the most […]

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Where Does Your Spouse’s Credit Card Debt Go When They Die?

October 20, 2012

It is not easy to help the surviving spouses deal with the financial burden after the death of their better half. The financial crisis that may come around immediately can be overwhelming when faced together with the emotional breakdown one has to suffer. Before we find out whether the surviving spouse is responsible for late […]

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Ways of Getting Out of Debt

October 19, 2012

Sadly, for many people debt is a way of life these days. The cost of feeding a family, keeping your car on the road and paying a mortgage can quickly spiral out of control. Sometimes, it can be a small thing which tips you over the edge – a broken down washing machine might not […]

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Looking for a Loan? Tips to Get the Loan You Need

February 29, 2012

The year 2012 is a shaky year for finances. The economy is still sluggish, the job market is questionable and the credit scores of millions of Americans have taken a serious hit since the downturn of the economy in 2008. This makes looking for a loan in 2012 a slippery slope for many Americans. Even […]

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What Triggers Your Impulse Buying?

January 9, 2012

Quick reactions are a survival trait. When we began the long trek from our point of origin on Earth responding to threats, like lions, and opportunities, like deer, meant the difference between life and death. We owe our existence today to the quick reactions of our forebears. Those hunters reactions survive in us today. They […]

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The Lo(an) Down – A loan guide

January 6, 2012

More and more people are turning to loans for an extra boost of cash in these tough times – but it’s a risky game to play. Statistics from the Federal Reserve indicate consumer debt, such as money borrowed from credit cards and loans, stood at nearly $2.4 trillion in 2010 – nearly $7,800 for every […]

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Fake Credit Cards

December 22, 2011

As promised, I continue to dig for potential threats to the financial integrity of American consumers. Most recently I reported on scammers spoofing caller ID numbers of Chase and Bank of America cardholders to gain access to sensitive information to steal from consumers. Now we are taking a look at fake credit cards – how […]

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Top 5 Telltale Signs That You’re A Credit Card Abuser

October 17, 2011

Once upon a time, credit shared a correlative relationship with how much someone was “good for”—essentially what he or she could afford to pay back over an extended period of time. These days, just about anyone can open a line of credit, and with retail stores, hotel chains, and airlines offering specialty cards, it’s almost […]

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Be A Credit Card Connoisseur

October 13, 2011

It’s not difficult to see why there are over 60 million cards now in circulation in the UK, as many people are tempted by the lure of free credit. But as national and personal debt seems to spiral out of control on both sides of the Atlantic, there never has been a more pressing reason […]

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CNN Free Debt Planner Tool Allow Consumers To Predict Debt Payoffs

September 27, 2011

The news website maintained by CNN.com offers headlines from around the world but it is also a resource for consumers who are struggling financially. People who have trouble paying their debts or truly realizing how much it is they owe out to creditors. With a full understand of one’s debt situation, there is little chance […]

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