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Last fall, the word "recessionista" began popping up in mainstream media. Since then, it has become popular and chic to live a lifestyle that embodies high style without the high prices. Being a recessionista doesn't have to stop with your clothes, though; here is a list of ideas to give your hom...
07/04/2009
Your debts are piled up to an extent that you can't see past them. Your view into your financial future is blocked by your unpromising present. You're feeling hopeless and helpless. Well, don't despair. There is hope and there is help. If you are considering bankruptcy, then your debts have not h...
07/04/2009
Okay. If your home was foreclosed on and sold on the courthouse steps, you feel like life's dealt you a major blow. The devastation left by a foreclosure is overwhelming, and feels insurmountable. You think life is over, you'll never get to buy another home and you'll be paying twice as much for ...
06/20/2009
The mortgage crisis has created a ripple of upheaval throughout the nation. There isn't one major city that hasn't been impacted by foreclosures and unemployment in these tough economic times. Foreclosures and the high jobless rates present risks and challenges for a troubled economy. The stimulu...
06/20/2009
In an economy that is steadily slipping, people are trying to get a grip on their finances and look for jobs that are recession proof. 1. Sales Representative. Median salary: $65,000-$75,000. Talented sales force is needed in these economic times to help companies grow by finding customers and bu...
05/28/2009
Summer is quickly approaching and many families will be planning out their summer vacations. Kemah is a small city of just under 3,000 that lies between Houston and Galveston. Less than 200 miles from the Austin area, it makes a great vacation destination. The most popular destination in Kemah is...
05/28/2009
Brenham is located on highway 290; about 75 miles northwest of Houston and 90 miles from Austin. Brenham was established around 1843 and was named after a Republic Of Texas hero by the name of Dr. Richard Fox Brenham, who had practiced medicine in the area. Brenham is located in Washington County...
05/28/2009
Bombay - Sadly, this chain failed and filed for bankruptcy in September 2007. All assets were liquidated and the company's trademark, intellectual property and trade names were later purchased by Hilco Consumer Resources and Gordon Brothers Group for $2 million in cash. You'll see these investors...
05/14/2009
After trying to help Americans pay their first mortgages, the Obama administration is now going to tackle second mortgages. This latest effort to address the housing crisis offers incentives to mortgage lenders to lower interest rates of so called "piggyback" loans. According to a recent Associat...
05/14/2009
The Houston Market looks like it has improved in the last month.  We have a drop of 18.27 compared to March 2008.  While this may sound bad but its better than the 25.61% and 24.6% drops we saw the last two months.  Average prices are 10% less than what we saw a year ago.  This is roughly in line...
04/27/2009
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