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Personal property at Minnesota auctions

Personal property at Minnesota auctions

A lot of people associate your typical Minnesota auctions or for example a Hennepin county sheriff sale with a great opportunity to find cheap homes and/or land. Yes that certainly can be the case, but what doesn’t get near enough press time as far as I’m concerned, is the vast diversity of other types personal […]

Consumer Facts

Consumer Facts

Below is a small excerpt from the Federal Trade Commission Gov site. I encourage you to check out the site for yourself. For more specific information about repossession requirements, you should contact the  state Attorney General. In many states, your creditor can seize your vehicle as soon as you default on your loan or lease. […]

Minnesota Foreclosures

Minnesota Foreclosures

There is a growing opportunity in foreclosed homes in MN and repossessions, including Hennepin County property. Obviously the number of foreclosed homes in MN has been a major problem and the trend is expected to continue for some time. Depending on your circumstances, this fact can result in overwhelming hardship or – it can be […]

Minnesota repo cars for sale

Minnesota repo cars for sale

If you are even considering buying a car in the next year, you owe it to yourself to look at Minnesota repo cars for sale. The site I highlighted in the previous article still offers the most complete over all information obtainable for all types of repossessed property. From House foreclosures to electronic scanners and […]

A sign of the times

Well surprise surprise – the National Labor Relations Board has decided in favor of American Crystal Sugar Co in the company’s dispute with the Union representing it’s workforce. The workers have been locked out for 2 months and is being run by “replacement” workers. I imagine the union members have another name for them. Aug […]

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The 7 Minnesota companies who employ the most people.

Fairview Health Services of Minneapolis ranked 7th employs over 20,000 Minnesotans Wal-Mart is 6th with almost 20,500. Allina Health System employs 23,302 people in Minnesota and comes in 5th in the list of largest employers. Target Corp is 4th employing 30,500 Minnesotans. Mayo Foundation of Rochester accounts for 32,893 jobs for Minnesota and is 3rd […]

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Who are the richest people in MN?

Barbara Carlson Gage and Marilyn Carlson Nelson, according to Forbes list of the 400 richest people in the US. They are owners of Carlson Cos based in Minnetonka. According to Forbes they are each worth 3 Billion$. Not too shabby but not in the same league as a say Christy Walton – of WalMart fame […]

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30 year fixed rates goes up to 4.6%

Freddie Mac says 30 year fixed loan rates have increased to 4.6% from 4.51%. Average 15 year are up to 3.75% ( the lowest point of the year so far was 2 weeks ago, at 3.67). 5 year adjustables are at 3.30, while 1 year adjustables are at 3.01. These don’t include points. (as of […]

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Prepaid debit cards

Prepaid debit cards with no fees are growing in popularity. I used to think that prepaid debit cards were just the same as my own bank debit card, but they are two different animals. My bank debit card is tied to the balance in my bank account, where as you have to “load” up the […]

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Prices lowest since crises began.

The latest Standard & Poors S&P Shiller Home Price Index which came out Tuesday doesn’t bode well for the Cities at all. In case you don’t know, I am referring to an index which is a composite 20 metropolitan area indices. It is a 3 month moving average of house prices. Only one of the […]

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Debt Collector leaves a trail of debt

I hope this guy gets the same treatment he apparently dished out to others when trying to collect. According to the StarTribune: Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman said in a statement Thursday that First Financial Services, owned by Khemall Jokhoo, engaged in “oppressive debt-collection practices, which were reprehensible.” His method of debt collecting? He allegedly told people he […]

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We need more of this.

With help from a federal program called the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, around 591 Minneapolis homes are being targeted for rehab and future development (68%), demolition (19%), and the remainder offered to potential buyers with financial incentives (13%). These are the types of pro-active measures I like to see. The homes are in some of the worst affected by foreclosures […]

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