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WHAT TO DO ABOUT BAD CREDIT
It happens. You've stumbled across a few financial roadblocks, and now you find yourself with a less-than-stellar credit history. You were hoping to purchase your first house in the next 12 months. Is that dream now far out of your reach? [more]
PAYING RENT WITH PLASTIC
Using your credit card to pay the rent can be a financially sound, even financially rewarding practice, provided you have the discipline not to increase and carry the debt month after month. [more]
IS CREDIT COUNSELING FOR YOU?
Anyone will tell you that if your debt payments begin to get out of hand -- or that paying the minimum each month on all of your credit accounts is all you can afford -- then usually it takes just one out-of-your-control event to keep you from paying your bills on time. [more]
KEEPING YOUR HOUSE INTACT DURING FRIGID WEATHER
With frigid temperatures, violent winds and driving snowstorms gripping parts of the East and Midwest, many Americans are doing all they can to stay warm and keep the cold weather from damaging their homes. [more]
IS GETTING OUT OF DEBT YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION?
Are you suffering from a holiday spending binge hangover? You're not alone. [more]
RESOLUTIONS FOR HOUSING CONSUMERS
A New Year has dawned and, for many, with it comes the daunting task of acquiring, retaining, selling a home or tapping the equity of what's likely to be your most valuable asset. [more]
INVESTORS EXPECT 2004 TO BE A TRANSITION PERIOD
Real estate investors are expecting 2004 to be a transition period as markets move toward a weak recovery tempered by a continued loss of jobs overseas, limited job creation here at home and continued budget shortfalls in all levels of government. [more]
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL
Where did 2003 go? It seems almost yesterday that I was making my predictions for this year, and now its time once more to look to the future. [more]
MUST-DO RESOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW HOMEOWNER
Once you buy or move into a home, it's so easy to kick back and let things run on autopilot. Unfortunately, houses don't take care of themselves. As 2004 begins, vow to be as good to your house as you'd like it to be to you. [more]
PETS SOILING YOUR CHANCES OF SELLING YOUR HOME?
When you love these little furry friends, it's hard to realize how much these pets may be hurting your marketing efforts in selling your home. If you are like most pet lovers, you may be a little on the sensitive side. [more]