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4 Easy Ways to Save this Fourth Of July

Posted by Jesse Shand On Jun - 30 - 2017

You are probably knee-deep in festivities considering its already 4th of July weekend, and the team just wanted to write to wish you a very happy holiday! We also wanted to throw out a few financial tips to keep in mind while celebrating.

Fourth of July is a great holiday, not only do you get the day off, but this holiday is pretty budget friendly. Recently the AAA released figures showing that many Americans are opting for the staycation this independence day and with the price of gas prices it is easy to see why.

So if you have decided to stick around but still want an awesome Fourth of July here are a few budget saving ideas:

No matter where you live, rural town or large city there is bound to be a parade nearby.

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How to Find the Best Commercial Mortgage Rates

Posted by Jesse Shand On Jun - 30 - 2017

There are a host of financial institutions offering commercial mortgage loans, all with varying terms and rates. Though there is such a large pool of information and opportunity available to the borrower in need, it can often be difficult to determine where the starting point is when youre ready to apply for a commercial mortgage loan.

Before you commit your time to preparing for and meeting with a lender, save yourself some trouble and find affordable commercial mortgage rates ahead of time. The easiest way to research mortgage loan interest rates is to find them online.

Shopping for Commercial Mortgage Rates Online

There are many websites that makes the research process much simpler and helps you to navigate the world of finance easily.

In-N-Out Burger beats McDonald’s in Consumer Reports fast food Ratings

Posted by Levi Dynon On Jun - 30 - 2017

With high marks for food, service, value and speed, In-N-Out Burger topped the burger chart in Consumer Reports’ first-ever major ratings of fast food restaurants. McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s all ranked lower.

Consumer Reports readers made over 98,000 visits to 53 fast food chains, and found that Burger King, KFC, McDonalds and Taco Bell offered uninspiring food and so-so service.

While In-N-Out Burger was the top-ranked burger chain, other restaurants also did well in their categories. Chick-fil-A topped KFC and all other chicken chains, with high scores for food, value, speed, and the politeness of its staff. Chipotle Mexican Grill beat out 8 other Mexican food chains, including Taco Bell .

Many restaurants scored higher for service than they did for food.

OECD: America risks a crisis unless it raises interest rates

Posted by Jorja Marion On Jun - 30 - 2017

Interest rates should be lifted to 1pc by the end of the year from their current band of between 0pc and 0.25pc, according to the latest semi-annual outlook from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Doing so would avoid the Federal Reserve having to raise rates more quickly later to counter inflation, according to the think-tank’s economists.

The twin policy prescription comes as the US central bank prepares to end its second, $600bn (£369bn) of quantitative easing (QE) next month. Although Ben Bernanke, the Fed chairman, has said a third shot of QE is unlikely, he has also signalled he is in no hurry to raise the target for the federal funds rate – the economy’s key lending rate.

You can still be on the hook if your ex doesn’t pay the mortgage

Posted by Levi Dynon On Jun - 29 - 2017


But before we begin to see original work by Lynnette on, I wanted to discuss a really interesting topic she addressed on her own website,

Well, plain and simple, it could spell disaster for your credit score.

Lenders don’t just automatically remove people from loans simply due to divorce, writes Lynnette. Even if you and your ex amicably split your assets between the two of you, that doesnt mean your creditors will abide by that.


In fact, whatever deal you work out with your soon-to-be ex-spouse has no bearing whatsoever on your legal responsibility to repay debts for which you and he were both co-signers, she writes. In