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When lenders compete, you’re the victim!

If you’ve spent any amount of time watching television, it’s likely you’ve seen the various commercials that purport to have banks and lending companies “compete” to offer you the lowest feasible rate. In the same vein, you may have also stumbled across online banner advertisements, promising unbelievably low monthly payments for mortgages or refinances. Regardless of whether they… Read More »

The Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 and Section 179

Hello, finance enthusiasts! Last week brought about significant changes to Section 179 of the US Tax Code, often referred to as the “Hummer tax break” in our previous discussions. Just to jog your memory, this provision allows businesses to purchase equipment and write off the entire cost, albeit with certain limits in place. Well, the Economic Stimulus Act… Read More »