Posts in category "Housing Bubble"

Foreclosure Stories: The $20,000 Loan

I had a potential deal on the table to purchase my condo for $20,000. The only problem was that I didn’t have that kind of money.  Actually let me rephrase that, I didn’t have any money. I’m still “in-between jobs” and what assets I had were depleted long ago. In case you didn’t know, banks... Read more »

Non Tradition Markets, Non Traditional Clients, Part 2

Now you need the best and most nutrious bang for your buck.  Angel Food (angelfoodministries.com) feeds a family at a fraction of the price than most retail grocery chains.
It’s official, WalMart has saturated every suburban and small town market in America. Then of course you don’t have to be a genius to figure that out. As a result, WalMart have set their sights on other emerging retail markets.  Places where the competition is low, the populace is excited about a major retail presence... Read more »

Foreclosure Follies: Hello, Congress?

Foreclosure Follies:  Hello, Congress?
I know I’m not the only one who’s going through hard times. But it might be nice if congress got off their a*ses and extended unemployment benefits—soon.  And when I mean soon I mean within the next three weeks. I checked my unemployment account and that $752.00 I have isn’t going to last long. What... Read more »
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Foreclosure Follies: Making My Peace

Foreclosure Follies:  Making My Peace
 Just when I think I have my brain and emotions wrapped around this   foreclosure thing, something springs up that starts me crying again. This time it was a UPS notice from my mortgage servicer, Select Portfolio Servicing (SPS).  I’m not taking this as a good sign. This sent me into a crying jag which is... Read more »