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Credit and Debt - Special Report

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    Is it practical or even possible in modern day America to eliminate debt entirely? It just takes discipline, sacrifice and a more liberal definition of what constitutes personal debt. Here's what we mean.

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    Many incomes are flat or down. The same goes for Investment portfolios. In many parts of the country, your house isn't worth what it used to be. People are losing their jobs, homes or both. Living with debt and credit has become a high-stakes, high anxiety balancing act. This special report will help you.

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    Credit cards and college students are a dangerous combination.    And with the start of college just days away, it's not too late for a quick primer course.  By senior year, nine out of ten have at least one credit card with an avearge  outstanding balance of  $2,864.

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    With more Americans taking on more debt, debt consolidation may seem like a good way out. If so, do it sooner, rather than later and beware of these common mistakes.

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    If you’re one of the many American’s with bad credit, a credit repair service probably sound pretty appealing. But can they really fix your credit? The short answer is no. Here's why.

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    Luckily, if your credit rating is less than worthy, there are steps you can take to redeem yourself. First and foremost, start making payments on time.

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    How the housing bill signed into law Wednesday by President Bush affects homeowners.

  • This is what lenders are looking for as soon as they set eyes on you.

  • Mortgage

    Refinancing your mortgage may not be impossible right now, but it sure will require a lot of work.

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