Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others. or start your own and
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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
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AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
so you can be a bit wiser about your purchase.
Broken down by categories and subcategories for easy finds
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Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
Brand, off the wall, specific subject matters…whatever it is you're looking for.
Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
Do what's good for you and your business by participating
If you have an idea for a contest, just let us know
Stay motivated and on track with new contests popping up each month
Ask a Real Estate Question
Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
Play the teacher role and help someone out today
Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
Bill to Ban Employee Credit Checks Clears Legislative Hurdle in New Jersey - 02/15/11 12:42 PM
Think bad credit can't hurt you beyond getting making it difficult to get a loan? Think again. For several years, it has been common practice for employers and hiring managers to conduct credit checks on prospective and even current employees. To an employer, a less than optimal credit score can be a red flag signaling possible inability to budget or handle finances as well as a lack of judgment and responsibility - all qualities that those who hire want to shy away from when it comes to their hires. Although this may seem logical to some, others question just how fair this (3 comments)
Soaring Foreclosure Rate Prompting Credit Score Changes - 02/09/11 11:41 AM
The next time you apply for a loan, you're likely to face even tougher standards than those already clamped on the consumer credit market by wary lenders. The still-soaring foreclosure rate is prompting changes in the way the nation's major credit bureaus evaluate credit risk and determine credit scores. Changing consumer attitudes about credit responsibility sparked by the devastated housing market, high unemployment and a recessionary economy have too often left mortgage lenders holding the bag. An increasing number of homeowners, even those with respectable credit scores, are handing over the keys and walking away from their mortgage loans. When the bottom (3 comments)
Student Loan Debt Surpasses Credit Card Debt - 02/08/11 03:53 PM
In a new statement released by FastWeb.com, a website dedicated to helping eligible students find financial aid and scholarships, American student debt totaled 830 billion as of June 2010. For the first time in history, this is a number that actually surpasses the total American's owe in credit card debt. These findings are causing some serious concerns when it comes to the financial future of current students, their credit, and for the economy in general. In response to these concerns, The Department of Education has released new regulation in an attempt to help protect students in the future. These regulations will (4 comments)
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