Entries from March 2009

How High Will Your Credit Card Rate Go?

Date March 19, 2009

Yesterday I watched President Obama speak and field questions from residents at the Town Hall meeting in Orange County. An attendee asked the President a very good question: “Why aren’t there interest rate caps (the maximum amount of interest that credit card lenders can charge) on credit cards? Why are some cards as high as […]

Hyundai Assurance PLUS!

Date March 12, 2009

If you haven’t already heard about it, Hyundai has added a fabulous addition to their already popular Assurance Program. With Assurance Plus, if you lose your job or are disabled and are having a hard time making your car payments, Hyundai will make your payments for you for three months. After the three-month period, if […]

Buy a New Car and Get a Tax Deduction!

Date March 2, 2009

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about a possible tax deduction for new car buyers, as part of President Obama’s stimulus package. Well, good news, it was passed! As part of the stimulus package, taxpayers will be able to deduct the both local and state sales tax paid on new car purchases up […]