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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Bank Reserve Balances Are Terrible

In two weeks of time, the bank reserves continue its swan dive. The whole banking system is now held and patched together by Federal Reserve. Without all the bailouts for the bankers, many banks should have gone under. Here is the data for the current bank reserve (click to go to Federal Reserve data), at […]

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My New Budget For 2008

While doing this new budget, I was extremely impressed by the tools provided by the credit card companies. They have made the budgeting process so much easier that you no longer need to spend hours and hours trying to figure out where your money has gone. All of them provide spending by categories and dates, […]

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Tax Rebate Checks Coming

Economic stimulus is coming. And many retailers are looking for you to spend your check. In the recession, it’s a good time to spend money if you have it. Of course, the amount of my rebate check is $0. I’m not getting any. But it’s not like I’m making a lot more. The tax rebate […]

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