As every day seems to bring more economic turmoil, people are asking one simple question. When will the economic recession end? Wrapped up in this question are three questions that affect most of us. When will real estate values stop going down? When will the unemployment rate stop going up? And when will the stock […]
Archives for February 2009
Government websites provide a wealth of information about money related topics. But finding what’s out there can be a chore. So this resource provides links to 70 government websites about everything from finding a job, to buying a home, to paying for college.
Update: The Escape by Discover card is no longer available. All Discover consumer credit cards have been replaced by the Discover it Credit Card. While many credit card issuers are canceling cards and restricting credit, Discover bucked the trend by offering a new card called Escape. The combines a host of benefits including travel rewards, […]
Some credit card companies market their cards as “instant approval credit cards.” The idea is that you can fill out a credit card online application and find out immediately whether you are approved and what your credit limit will be. The card issuers always reserve the right to change the credit limit once they’ve completed […]
HSBC Advance is part of HSBC Bank USA, N.A., which has close to 450 branches in the U.S., and HSBC Group, with more than 10,000 offices worldwide. It’s one of the largest financial companies in the world. HSBC Advance offers three products: (1) online savings accounts; (2) online payment accounts (basically a checking account); and […]