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From the Desk of Bob Caldwell What exactly is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?? Following the once-in-a-lifetime events which led to the stock market crash in September 2008 and the following "Great Recession," incoming President Obama declared in June of 2009 that he intended to introd...
One of the most useful things I learn from ActiveRain is search engine optimization (SEO) or how to successfully utilize interent marketing so I can be found from Google, Bing, or other search engines. The following blog post details how to get ALL of your activerain results with your picture nex...
Linked’In and Twitter Divorce Until about a week ago, Twitter and Linked’In allowed for “sharing posts” between your accounts on the two sites. Linked’In, abruptly, announced that their relationship has been severed. Many people on ActiveRain also use social media as a means of self-marketing. T...
iOS 6 Apple's lastest update to its line of iPhones and iPads is rumored to be released this fall alongside the next iPhone. I've been beta testing two big pieces of upcoming Apple software: iOS 6 and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, the upcoming updates to the software that fuels the iPad and Mac compu...
Chrome for iOS How does Google's new browser for the iPad and iPhone compare with Apple's Safari? I own an Android phone, an iPad tablet, a Windows laptop, and an iMac desktop. I'm what some tech gurus may refer to as, "operating system agnostic." Each of these tools, and the software which fuel...
From the Desk of Bob Caldwell Facebook Email Addresses??? Over the weekend, I noticed something odd on my Facebook profile: rather than my normal email address being displayed, with an "" email address. As I consider Facebook a critical part of my social media marketing strategy, an...
Interested in an FHA loan?  The following blog post details some important new changes to the FHA guidelines that wemt into effect today.  Read on to see all of the details...As of today anyone with a FHA Mortgage that has an FHA Case Number that received Endorsement on or before May 31, 2009, ca...
Targeted marketing--are you using it? Particularly on the Intetnet this is important; if you target your marketing towardss cerrtain programs and/or particular geographic locations.  This blog explains it very well.Interesting topic I’ve been reading about recently - has to do with marketing onli...
Curious about clean energy for your home?  I recommend to my clients all the time to seriously consider doing this--overtime you will save money on your electic bill, your house will be worth more over time, and you will be able to get tax write offs.  Best of all, it can be included in your mort...
I stumbled upon this very smart blog--Google allows one to sign up for "Google Alerts," which emails you important and relevant news stories relating to topics you are interested in, such as, for example, "real estate," "mortgages," "housing market," "VA/FHA Loans, " etc. (you put in the terms yo...

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