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How To Fix Your Credit Yourself

How To Fix Your Credit Yourself

Credit Repair: How to Help Yourself “Credit problems? No problem!” “We can permanently remove from your file of bankruptcies, judgments, liens and unpaid loans!” “We can erase your bad credit history – 100% guaranteed” “Create a new credit identity legally!” Do yourself a favor, and save some money. In fact, lawyers working at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the national consumer protection agency, say they have never seen a legitimate credit repair operation make such statements. The truth is that there…

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Stock futures flat before data, “fiscal cliff” woes linger

Stock futures flat before data, “fiscal cliff” woes linger

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 5, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK | Thu Dec 6, 2012 7:46am EST (Reuters) – Stock futures were little changed on Thursday in what could be another choppy session as the progress of fiscal negotiations in Washington continues to determine the market’s fate. * President Barack Obama said there could be a quick deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” – tax hikes and spending cuts set to…

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Both sides dig in on “fiscal cliff,” but “nothing going on”

Both sides dig in on “fiscal cliff,” but “nothing going on”

By Thomas Ferraro and Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON | Wed Dec 5, 2012 1:42pm EST (Reuters) – Republicans and Democrats dug in on “fiscal cliff” talks on Wednesday, with both sides urging quick action but offering no compromises in a political stare-down that shows no signs of breaking. Less than a month before the onset of spending cuts and tax increases that start to take effect in January unless Congress acts, Republican leaders in the House of Representatives called on President…

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Here’s an Idea That Could Save America’s Economy: More Americans

Here’s an Idea That Could Save America’s Economy: More Americans

Increasing immigration may be our simplest path to long-term growth.  (Reuters) As Congress crawls its way towards what might well be a historic debate on immigration reform, there’s one, easy-to-repeat point our legislators need to keep in mind: The United States needs more people. Truly, it does. Our birth rates are falling as our population is aging. That means fewer workers and more retirees. Even if you completely ignore the challenge of paying for Medicare and Social Security, that combination…

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Why Do U.S. Auto Workers Get Election Day Off? Thank Their Union

Why Do U.S. Auto Workers Get Election Day Off? Thank Their Union

Neat fact: While you probably had to wake up at some ungodly hour this morning (or dodge out of work) in order to get to the polls, the workers of Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler have had a day off to go vote.  And for that, they can thank the United Auto Workers. Back in 1999, when the economy was roaring, car demand was at record heights, and Detroit’s big three were terrified of factory strikes setting back production and…

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Why Do U.S. Auto Workers Get Election Day Off? Thank Their Union.

Why Do U.S. Auto Workers Get Election Day Off? Thank Their Union.

Neat fact: While you probably had to wake up at some ungodly hour this morning (or dodge out of work) in order to get to the polls, the workers of Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler have had a day off to go vote.  And for that, they can thank the United Auto Workers. Back in 1999, when the economy was roaring, car demand was at record heights, and Detroit’s big three were terrified of factory strikes setting back production and…

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