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2007 

The Fed left the Fed Funds Rate unchanged again today for the eighth time in a row after 17 consecutive hikes.  None of this is news to us.The Fed's press release, though, highlights a key theme about our country's economy:  inflation may be moderating, but we are far from in the clear.  In other...
06/29/2007
You know you should check your credit report to see if your identity has been stolen. If a thief obtains your Social Security number, they can establish credit cards in your name, borrow money and make purchases - all without you realizing it.And yet, millions of people have never checked to see ...
06/27/2007
From the CBS News Video Web site, an interesting story for anyone who's recently applied for credit.Credit repositories now sell the contact information of people applying for new mortgage loans to other mortgage lenders that want to compete for the business.Called "trigger leads", an unsuspecti...
06/26/2007
by Dr. Ivan MisnerAdopt these 10 traits, and you'll have people knocking down your door trying to do business with you.Networking is more than just shaking hands and passing out business cards. Based on a survey I conducted of more than 2,000 people throughout the United States, the United Kingdo...
06/25/2007
Is "news" always news, or is it masked opinion?  When doing research on mortgages, it's important to pay attention to the objectivity of your research source.  Often, a writer will deploy key adjectives, phrases, and/or images that distort an otherwise factual story.The above cartoon from clangn...
06/21/2007
It was another favorable day for mortgage rates Tuesday as average housing data and momentum trading carried bond prices higher.  Bond prices up, mortgage rates down, of course.  All things considered, mortgage bonds should not have moved as much as they did.  But, this is the summer season and ...
06/20/2007
Rule #1: Buying Brain CellsHow do we buy brain cells?Brain cells are bought in many different ways, whether it be through uniqueness or eliciting emotion. For instance, when you see television commercials that are humorous or that arouse empathy or drama, all of the various emotions elicited by t...
06/20/2007
For those that spend a lot of time in their car, this is old news.Since Memorial Day weekend when gas prices touched $3.24/gallon nationally, the cost of filling up dipped below $3.00.  According to Gas Buddy, Monday's average cost per gallon was $2.995.Despite the dip, gas prices are still much ...
06/19/2007
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It's time to quit waiting for: PerfectionInspirationPermissionReassuranceHouses to start sellingInterest rates to get betterThe right person to come alongThe kids to leave homeA more favorable horoscopeAn absence of riskSomeone to discover youA clear set of instructionsMore self-confidenceThe pai...
06/19/2007
After a tame Consumer Price Index report Friday, mortgage bonds staged a brief rally and rates retreated slightly.Earlier in the week, mortgage rates were at their highest point in almost a year.Unfortunately for rate shoppers, mortgage investors are behaving like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde right n...
06/18/2007
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