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Rob Berger

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Name:
Consumerism Commentary
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Debt, Budgeting
Start Year:
2003

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Location:
Fairfax City, Virginia, United States
Age:
50s
Race:
White
Gender:
Team
Life stage:
RETIRED
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When selling a house with the help of a real estate agent, that 6 percent real estate commission can eat into any profit the seller might receive from the sale. In today’s depressed real estate market, that fee could even result in an overall loss. Even with the funny accounting used when people sell their […]Even in today’s mostly-recovered real estate market, a commission fee could result in an overall ...
Posted: Aug 30 2018 @ 5:00 AM
Do you know about the set of basic maintenance tips to further prolong the life and performance of your car? These seemingly innocuous changes and minimal investments can pay off dividends well past the 100k mark.Do you know about the set of basic maintenance tips to further prolong the life and performance of your car? These seemingly innocuous changes and minimal investments can pay off dividends well past the 100k ...
Posted: Aug 28 2018 @ 4:00 AM
The whole premise is almost absurd. It reminds me of children on a playground — one invariably tries to trick another by offering three quarters in exchange for a dollar bill. Even kids are smart enough not to fall for this trick. For some reason, however, people are content using CoinStar machines. For a whopping […]These big, green, coin-counting machines promise to turn your water-bottle-full-of-pennies into cold, hard cash--all without ...
Posted: Aug 23 2018 @ 7:00 AM
When we last met, I was crowing about having paid off $52,050.74 in student loan principal. I’m still mighty proud of that particular achievement, but this morning, an article from Ignites, an electronic publication available to corporate subscribers only, crossed my path and completely changed my perspective. The article? Average Portfolio Manager Pay Tops $450K. […]This is nowhere near the nearly half-million dollar salary from a few years ago. But ...
Posted: Aug 21 2018 @ 7:00 AM
For a few years, Credit Karma has been offering a product that lets consumers see what lenders and employers see when they look at the consumers’ credit reports. After securely and privately providing your personal information, Credit Karma retrieves your credit report from one of the credit reporting bureaus, either Experian, Equifax, or TransUnion. Credit […]Both Credit.com and Credit Karma offer free services that will show you credit reports, analyze ...
Posted: Aug 16 2018 @ 4:45 AM
Capital One is looking to get you through the door with the promise of a terrific interest rate. The Capital One Spark Business Savings Account is one of the better business savings accounts around and we’ll take a look at how it can help (and possibly hurt) your small business.Capital One is looking to get you through the door with the promise of a terrific interest rate. The Capital One ...
Posted: Aug 14 2018 @ 4:00 AM
Update: Bank of America settled a lawsuit for $410 million concerning this issue below. In his documentary film Overdrawn!, Karney Hatch mentions that banks often post your deposits and withdrawals to your bank account in such a way that they maximize the possibility of overdrafts. Even if you believe you have a large enough balance […]Banks are changing the way they charge overdraft fees. But they way they handle your ...
Posted: Jul 26 2018 @ 5:45 AM
When I write about the unbanked, the vast majority of this category of consumer avoids the financial industry due to lack of trust in the industry or a belief that living paycheck to paycheck doesn’t necessitate the fees and hassles of including a third party in financial transactions. Cash, in some respects, keeps you off […]Not many of us will find ourselves in the position of buying a house with ...
Posted: Jul 25 2018 @ 5:00 AM
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Posted: Jul 17 2018 @ 5:37 AM
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Posted: Jul 16 2018 @ 9:29 AM

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