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Alright, something is happening on the Hill! The House approved legislation that would institute a consumer's "Bill of Rights" regarding the credit card industry's unfair practices. The credit card companies are finally being reined in!  (If you believe that, I have a wonderful bridge for sale. I...
04/30/2009
When the FBI said in mid 2008, that they would be making more arrests for cases they had been investigating since 2004, they weren't kidding! Originally when I first blogged about this in June, 2008, the FBI announced that they had arrested five people who all worked together perpetrating a scam ...
04/24/2009
The day has come. The Honolulu City Council, by a margin of 6 to 1, has passed a ban on using mobile electronic devices while driving. Personally, I'm split down the middle. I applaud the ban, because how many times has my blood pressure risen because of some other idiot, slowing down the single ...
04/22/2009
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Finally, the Obama administration is trying to rein in the credit card companies. Because congress is at the beck and call of the credit card lobbyists, they have been stalling on enacting any credible credit card reform. Even though the U.S. Federal Reserve has already drawn up new rules to prot...
04/22/2009
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There's a great newly revised website, that lets you find all kinds of information having anything to do with Hawaii. It's called e-Hawaii.com. I just had to share that with you, as well as this piece of Local Style Hawaiian humour: "U Know U Local Eef" - e-Hawaii Joke You have a separate circuit...
04/22/2009
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Finally, the long, slow arm of the law has thrown one of the local mortgage fraud scammers into the slammer. This case began in 2005, and the perpetrators won't be sentenced until September 17, 2009. Still, they have been convicted, and the day of reckoning has come! Back in mid 2008, I posted a ...
04/21/2009
This Sunday, I held an open house in Mililani Mauka. Mililani is my area of expertise, a pre-planned bedroom community in Central Oahu. I have lived here in Mililani since 1977, and own investment property here as well. I litterally saw Mililani sprout out of the pineapple and sugar cane fields, ...
04/20/2009
This is a re-blog of a very informative post by Pat Killeen. Good information about credit scoring. Credit Score - Check Credit - Negative Reason Codes What you don't KNOW may hurt you, your credit Scores anyway!!  4 NEGATIVE Reason Codes On You Credit Report!! Did you know what really is in you...
04/17/2009
I want to pass on this blog by Matt Listro. This is an exceptional review of a few ways to deal with credit card debt, as simple as 1,2, 3. Very good advice. Thank you Matt! Using a personal loan to pay off credit cards: OK so you've got credit card debt - what are YOU going to do about it.  Fir...
04/16/2009
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Yesterday's business section of the newspaper had a headline that broke a story about a fraudulent investment scam allegedly perpetrated on the Big Island, in Hilo. Basically, it was another Ponzi scheme, dealing with fraudulent securities trading. The perpetrators, two gentlemen, were living lar...
04/15/2009
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