Archive for November, 2010

Taking Advantage Of Lower Interest Rates?

John Vaughan (Financial Advisor) @ Lucid Living “I’m so excited,” says Suzette, a first time home buyer. “I’ve heard that banks have cut their prime rate to 9%. It means that I can finally afford to buy a house.” Related Posts:Consumer’s Credit Binge Causes IndigestionNew Year ResolutionsControl The Spend-Aholic This ChristmasMoney Issues In A RelationshipDebt-Free […]

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Credit Reports Prevent Employment

John Vaughan (Financial Advisor) @ Lucid Living We’ve all been coached on how to spruce up our CV, how to dress and what to say in a job interview. Neutral tones, firm hand shake and always maintain eye contact. Follow these well established pointers and you should be a shoe-in. Related Posts:Consumer Financial Vulnerability Getting […]

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Understanding Your Credit Score_Part 2

Adv Kate Thambiran @ Lucid Living Part 1 should have convinced you, of the importance of your credit score on your personal financial affairs. If not, allow me to reinforce the point: a good credit score saves you money, while a bad credit score makes credit expensive and scarce. Related Posts:Consumer Financial Vulnerability Getting More […]

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Identity Theft – Don’t Be A Victim

Adv Randolph Samuel @ Lucid Living It is estimated that identity theft costs the South African economy in the region of R1 billion per annum and the United Kingdom economy $3.5 billion per annum. In the United States identity theft is the fastest growing type of fraud – in 2008 some 9.9 million Americans were […]

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