Hurricane Katrina Recovery The Price Of Rebuilding

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President Bush and a number of other politicians are pushing for a huge rebuilding campaign for the devastated gulf coast region. Bottom figure estimates have the rebuilding costs pegged at 200 billion dollars while some have said that when it is all said and done the project will exceed one trillion dollars. Certainly, this will […]


Getting Credit After Bankruptcy

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Consumers do not have to live sans credit following a bankruptcy. By following certain steps consumers can begin rebuilding their credit post bankruptcy. After filing for bankruptcy, many people are concerned about rebuilding their credit. While it might be difficult to begin rebuilding your credit after a bankruptcy, it is not entirely impossible. You will […]


Bankrupcy Tips Work On Rebuilding Your Credit Part 2

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Ah yes, the 800-pound gorilla that you would have to take on – rebuilding your credit. Fortunately for you, filing for bankruptcy does not have quite the same social and financial stigma it once did ten, maybe twenty years ago. ‘The purpose of filing is a safety valve,” says Roger M. Whelan, resident scholar of […]


Rebuilding Your Credit History

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Your credit history is very important for you because when it comes to big loans your credit report will determine if you can get the loan and what rates you’ll have to pay. The credit report will matter a lot when you apply for a mortgage loan, for a car loan or for getting insurance […]


Delightful Dessert Delivered From Disaster

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Here’s some sweet news: people all over the country can still enjoy that crown jewel of New Orleans, the King Cake, this Mardi Gras season. For those who don’t know, a King Cake is an oval-shaped bakery delicacy-a cross between a coffee cake and a French pastry that is as rich in history as it […]


Galveston Cruises

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Nothing resembling the Galveston cruise port that exists today harbored ships coming to Galveston in the year 1900. Much of that old port washed away during the unnamed hurricane that blew ashore in early September of that year. Motivation for creation of a new port (and an entire new city) became evident on September 9, […]