Tag Archives: credit

Double Dip Recession: Is this where we’re headed in 2010/11?

Are we at risk of a double dip recession? Certainly many investors, economists, and pundits think so. You may have noted that the Australian Reserve Bank has raised interest rates, and other countries are following suit. Unfortunately for many borrowers in the weaker economies of the Western world, jobs are being cut, and salaries are stagnating as companies… Read More »

3 Tips to Help you Deal with New Credit Cards

There are many reasons why your wallet may be feeling the pinch right now, and poor lending choices are one of the culprits. If your credit ratings have been affected by lost jobs, poor income levels or bad credit scores, you may need to spend quite a bit of time, money and personal energy restoring your credit record… Read More »

Prepaid Cards: Bane or Boon? That depends…

For perhaps the largest selection of prepaid card plans in the industry, you can visit Kaiku (kaiku.com). Kaiku is well known for administrating many prepaid Visa card programs that are responsible for returning many individuals, families and businesses to financial health. No matter how much financial trouble you are in, a prepaid Visa credit card from Kaiku will… Read More »

A Personal Review: Massachusetts Credit Union Website

An associate of mine offered to review the website: Massachusetts credit union, which you can find at http://www.wcu.com. So it’s over to you, J. and thank you for taking the time to review this site. Easily Accessible Rates I absolutely loved how easy it was to find the various rates on this website. I have been shopping around… Read More »

Cash vs. Credit Cards: Cash is nearly always better value for customers

InvestorBlogger says in response to a post on Bargaineering about Credit Cards vs. Cash. We run a business here in Taiwan, and we specifically don’t take credit cards in any form. Why? Our best prices are for cash purchases, and that’s what we give our customers. While we may win a few extra dollars from additional transactions, having… Read More »

Don’t think ID theft can’t happen to you

A recent report in Taiwan underlined how often personal and private information is often traded for less than $10 per name. In another recent story from the New York Times, a very successful businessman was systematically defrauded of $100,000 over a long period of time. Identity theft is a serious and growing crime that inflicts serious damage on… Read More »

Credit Card Crap: Statements ‘n’ all.

Credit card statements came in, two of them. Yes, that’s right. I’m the proud owner of 2 credit cards, soon to be three. Why? When I usually espouse having only one credit card. The first credit card is the TSIB card. Initially the limit was approaching NT$300K, but I cut that right down by 50%. I was unhappy… Read More »

New Advertiser Shout Out: AnyCredit Car Finance and Urgent CashLoan

I’d like to welcome two new advertisers to the blog: “AnyCredit Car Finance” and “Urgent CashLoans” both companies which provide financing for diverse applicants in the UK and US markets respectively. #1: AnyCredit Car Finance recently joined InvestorBlogger Dot Com by purchasing advertising from us. AnyCreditFinance provides “Car loans to suit you”, as advertised on its website, for… Read More »

Mr Credit Card’s Survey: My Personal Answers… And yours?

I just received this email from Mr Credit Card who asked me to share my answers with him for a report he is doing. Rather than just do that, I thought I would share my answers with all of you… Mr Credit Card here. I am conducting a survey among personal finance, investment bloggers about their credit cards… Read More »