Financial Chore #3: Consolidate Your Debt

Archive for March, 2011

Financial Chore #3: Consolidate Your Debt

This post is the third in my series on knocking out chores to get your financial house in order. The series starts here. (31 mins ago)

Garnet Valley Police Beat

BETHEL Criminal Mischief The driver of a vehicle reported to police at 12:15 a.m., Feb. 26, that while traveling east in the 1400 block of Garnet Mine Road, someone inside a silver or tan Ford SUV threw a container of liquid at the driver’s windshield….

Mers? It May Have Swallowed Your Loan

For more than a decade, the American real estate market resembled an overstuffed novel, which is to say, it was an engrossing piece of fiction. Mortgage brokers hip deep in profits handed out no-doc mortgages to people with fictional incomes. (39 mins …

Court cases over teen, parents pending

A Midland teen will find out what path her future will be taking when a judge issues a decision this week, while the federal case involving her parents and school continues with an answer filed by the district. (1 day ago)

Mortgage Deduction under Renewed Scrutiny

RISMEDIA, March 4, 2011??There’s a hallowed rule in U.S. housing policy: If you own a home, you get a tax deduction on your mortgage interest. But there’s also a growing push to sacrifice this sacred cow, and the reasons are? (2 days ago)

Social Security tax cut fails to trigger shopping spree

WASHINGTON — A Social Security tax cut that economists say should help the economy this year is off to a slow start. Consumers increased their spending last month at the weakest pace since June, even with the extra money in their paychecks. (4 hours ago)

Triton College: Full-day kindergarten open house today, March 3

An open house for parents interested in Triton’s full-day kindergarten program is scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 3, in Room G-110, in the Health Careers Building on the west side of Triton’s main campus, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. (6…

Word of Mouth

UB Alert: Emergency text, e-mail messages. Sign up > Animesh Amart Sinha, chief of the N.V. Perricone Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Sciences at Michigan State University and director of its Center for Investigative Dermatology, has been named chair of the Department of Dermatology in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. (29 mins ago)

Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta to Award $8.3 Million for Affordable Housing in North Carolina

ATLANTA — Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta announced today that it will award $8.3 million to assist in funding 18 affordable housing developments in North Carolina. The funding is part of $42.7 million FHLBank Atlanta will award in 11 states and the…

Tristate Regional News, Thursday 3/3

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated 105-million dollars.   The drawing will be held tomorrow night, so you still have time to grab your tickets.   And, the cost of getting legal behind the wheel could go up by two hundred dollars if …