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Our friend from the government is here to help us-now we’re in trouble!

Our friend from the government is here to help us-now we’re in trouble! Washington weighs in on consumer protection-but missed the real boat Yep, it’s an overly long title, and an extremely serious topic. The president and congress are now taking steps to protect us (God help us) from the “Big Banks.” Well it was [...]

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The business Outlook: It’s Starting to Look Better

Sorry to spoil President Obama’s parade but the most important issue for average Americans is not healthcare. It is very important but it not number one. Number one is the American economy and more importantly job stability. Can you find or keep a job? Some of the economic news is depressing. American’s still aren’t spending [...]

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Now you’ve taken an order but your supplier does not want to extend a credit line.

This is one of the more frustrating things that you can encounter as a business owner. You or your sales person has gone out and “won the battle” by bringing back a good sized order, and now the credit person on the other end of the phone does not want to extend terms or enough [...]

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Credit Card Companies Saving Themselves

Today credit card companies are doing more and more to try and save themselves from the crisis that is effecting so many of our financial intuitions. But in reality they may just end up losing and hurting their customers. The latest scheme now being used by some credit card companies involves watching where and how [...]

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