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25 Mar 2020

Automotive industry during covid-19 in the United States.

This post today is very different. Today it is personal. This is the correspondence between me and a local television reporter over this past weekend. I think you’ll find it interesting. Corporate greed at the cost of human safety reigns supreme and IMHO our elected officials continually stuff their pockets with corporate money to look the other way…You decide!

Dear xxxxxxxx

As a 44 year resident of this state and the  area I have always felt as though all the local television reporters were old friends. You guys are in my home every day and always instill a calm and steadying influence on me and my family during the toughest times. I go way back with WPLG. Back to the Gxxx Rixxxxx, Axx Bxxxxx and Wxxx Cxxxxxx days. Back in 2001 a new test came out and I suppose out of curiosity Dxxxxx Lxxxxxxxxx tried it and reported on it. It was a Calcium Heart Score test and it was because of Dxxxxx that I decided to try it too. I found my experience at this facility, which was using a fledgling technology to be considerably less pleasant then Dxxxxx`s I wrote to him about it, and to my complete surprise I answered my phone about a week later and heard that deep resonating voice that I knew so well on the other end. He was kind enough to look into my story and backtrack a bit on the story that he reported. I was also lucky enough to do some work about 20 years ago to help raise money for Dxxxx Mxxxxx`s, Mxxxxxx force. I only mention these interactions to emphasize the point that I genuinely believe that Channel xx cares.

I just finished reading the article you penned with Lxxxx Axxxxxx regarding manditory closures in our area. I want to digress for a moment and tell you that my son is a manager at a local Auto Nation Dealership. I’m writing to you instead of him, because this email would cost him his job and Auto Nation Pays their managers well. The managers and sales personnel at all of these stores are being put in grave danger by our (local?) Government. During the last week I have been hoping that a publically traded Company like Auto Nation would do the right thing and lock their doors when the governor was asking businesses to close. That never happened. When I read that manditory closings would be instituted, I was confident that an auto dealership wouldn’t be considered an essential business. After reading your article I was completely blown away. How in Gods name can the moron who decreed that the sales centers that are adjacent to every dealership’s showroom are one and the same with the dealer? Of course I am aware that service and sales are owned by the same company and that ARGUABLY mechanics are an essential fixture during a global pandemic. Although I don’t believe they are, who is this person who believes that car sales must go on? Obviously it’s a ranking government official who drafted this edict. My next question to you is why? Why are car dealerships staying open and facilitating the spread of this virus? When you take your car for service you pay in the service department. Someone made a mistake or is getting paid off big time. My son has told me that there have been rumors spreading in management that there have been two cases of the virus reported at the Mercedes of Miami, AutoNation Store. I don’t know if this is true but if it isn’t, it will be soon. The concept of big business screwing it’s employees is certainly not new. We all know that. I can tell you that every person in every AutoNation showroom including all managers are commission people, consequently AutoNation pays nothing to keep these showrooms open. I was hoping as a follow up to your article, and that given AutoNation’s home office is right here in Ft. Lauderdale you might follow up with a phone call or two and find out what’s going on there before someone actually dies.Thats usually the way it works. Someone has to die to get something done. I greatly appreciate you reading this. If you decide to do a quick follow up please don’t mention my name. My son and I share the same last name. It would be easy for him just to quit but he can’t. He and my daughter in law make really good money and own a beautiful home. The American Dream? He’s really caught in a catch 22, and so are the men and woman who work with him. Please get back with me if you possibly can.

Sxxxx Mxxxxx

PS. FWIW, I can tell you exactly how the governor could shut down all Native American gaming in the state in ten minutes . …IF HE REALLY WANTED TO. I really know the answer. Just another greed driven situation. I have no problem with casinos. I am an avid Poker Player. I just have a problem with what these giant petri dishes are doing to our communities and the people who live here right now.   FOLLOW UP TO THIS ARTICAL( The Governor closed all casino’s yesterday. )

AND SHE REPLIED

Hi Sxxxx,Thanks for the heads up….As it happens, I met an auto salesman picking up his dry cleaning Thursday, who seems torn between showing up for work as a responsible employee – and staying home in response to the common good.  I put a clip of that interview in my report that night. We are getting a lot of emails from people seeing nonessential businesses still open.We’re on it- Thanks, Gxxxxx 

AND I REPLIED

Hi Gxxxxx, I thought I’d do a little research…..food for thought…..more then ever our governor needs to answer this question. Why?…. in one of the articles I read their reasoning for wanting to stay open. I read that a prolonged closing of their dealerships would put them out of business. For God’s sake everybody’s out of business right now. What raises these automobile companies to deity status? Does money always supersede life?… This is the world we live in today. By the way, I wanted to tell you that I was looking for that piece you did where you put in a (blurb) about that automobile salesperson, and I tripped over that horrible story about that person who pointed a gun at you. My God what a horrible experience.  I could never begin to imagine how frightened you must have felt. So very glad you’re OK. Keep yourself safe. As a former New Yorker, and it’s been a long time, I learned early on to always have eyes in the back of my head. I’ll not bother you with this anymore I’ll let you do your job. Just take care and be safe. Sxxxx Mxxxxx

AND SHE REPLIED 

Thanks, Sxxxx – I’ll try to find some answers for you …

To all who are reading this here is the question. When does life and good health begin to take precedence over money. You have a huge greedy Corporation and elected officials who obviously are knuckling-under to the Auto Dealer lobby. Crisis really brings out the best in people. Yeah right!

So my final thoughts. Government sucks. Plain and simple. Our whole system is awful. The reason I posted those screenshots, and those are the shots that I sent to this reporter who incidentally is a lovely human being and ….through the years, every reporter I’ve had interaction with at this station has been just great. If you live in the south Florida area this is the station to watch and I’ll say it’s WPLG. I just redacted names, that’s all. We are in a crisis right now. People are scrambling to eat. These are dangerous times and they’re going to get worse before they get better. If you find yourself needing help with payday loans and you want to deal with payday loan consolidation companies that really know what they’re doing and care I might suggest that you try us. If you’re needing help with payday loans we should be your payday loan debt consolidation lifeline. Good payday loan consolidation help is very hard to find. We are a twenty-three-year-old company with an A+ rating with the BBB. We are old, established and most importantly we possess integrity. If you need help with your payday loans, just fill out the form at the top of our homepage or give our 800 number call. Just fill out the form at the top of our homepage or give our 800 number call.. I think we’re the best payday loan assistance company out there and we provide the best service when it comes to advance loan consolidation. We are proud of our track record and we care about our customers.

17 Mar 2020
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Locked in the house! What do we do with the family and the kids?

Yesterday, March 16th 2020 this surreal world just got a little stranger. The president and his staff came out with the 15-day plan to flatten the curve of the coronavirus. The key to it all is not to overwhelm our healthcare system. We don’t want what’s happening in Italy to happen in the United States. People are dying in Europe, and doctors are having to make incredibly difficult choices because they don’t have the equipment they need to help all their patients at once. Too many patients and not enough equipment. The administration was very positive yesterday expressing, that if we all do our job, by sticking to this 15-day plan, we can stave off many deaths and much suffering. So we’re here in the worst case scenario with the premise of the theme behind the Presidents strategy being to cut out as much social integration as possible. There’s a good chance that you’re out of work right now and voluntarily being confined to your home. Whether it be with the kids or not it can become a long, arduous and lonely ordeal. The way I look at it is, we’re almost donating 3 or 4 months of our lives so we can save them, and live for many years to come. For many, money is going to be tight. Bills need to be paid and more than likely they’ll be some sort of financial relief from the government over and above unemployment.

Following the regulations that are set forth by the government is something we all have to do together. It comes down to a choice. Given that we’re going to be staying home much of the time we can either be happy or sad. Watching the news all day is not good. Bad news is sad. I’d like to make some really good suggestions about how to spend this down time. Some of the things that I’m going to tell you you will find surprising.

NBC Universal which is the national broadcasting network’s movie division has decided that they’re going to release first-run films to stream at home. They’re going to charge us for it and I’ll get into that in the moment but it’s a bargain. Their reasons are not entirely altruistic. They have product and nowhere to exhibit it. Movie theaters are entirely closed in 32 or more markets overseas and partially closed in another 15 territories. Aside from the New York and Los Angeles where theaters have already gone dark, many states have ordered that there be no public gatherings of more than 10 people. Originally it was 50 and then reduced to 10. Ten people in a movie theater watching a first-run film doesn’t turn a profit. It doesn’t even make back the cost of making the film, nor does it put money in the theaters pockets.

The studios walk a thin line because of their partnership with the distributors and the theaters that show their films. Given that the theaters are not able to show the films right now, Universal has become the first studio to release their brand new films on streaming video. These films will include The Hunt, The Invisible Man as well as focus features, Emma. Universal says that they will continue to evaluate the decision as indicated by what’s going on in the country. As I said before this is not an altruistic decision but it’s a decision that’s a good one. The studio can make back a good portion of the cost of a film and entertain the public with something brand new. I know for sure, that Amazon prime will be streaming these films. Given that money is tight at home it’s a great deal for everyone involved. Consumers and studios. They’re charging $19.95 to stream these films. At first glance that might sound like a lot of money. Especially when you can rent movies online from 1.99 to 5.99 each. Here’s the thing. How much does it cost to take a family of four to see a brand new film? Round numbers…. Perhaps an average of $10 a ticket figuring children’s prices along with the adults. In addition the overpriced snacks end up costing another $25 or $30 minimum. To say it costs $75 for a family of four to go to the movies in 2020 might just be an understatement. For the sake of this post let’s say it’s not. Consequently there’s a $35 savings just by staying home and watching these films. All the snacks are in the refrigerator or the pantry. Obviously that saves you from paying $4 for a large soda and five or six dollars for a large popcorn. it’s a really good deal to entertain the family for a couple of hours and more importantly to entertain yourself and forget about life for a while. I was shocked to hear this .I never thought it would happen because it would be precedent-setting but we live in times that are uncharted and sometimes things like this must be done on the fly.

There are also many other things to do that don’t cost money. Things that you’ve been meaning to do for years and just never got around to doing. Psychiatrists and psychologists have been saying that exercise is the key to not being depressed. It also gets you out in the sun for a little while, especially if you take a nice long walk. Pop in your earphones and take a walk around the neighborhood for a half hour. Just keep in mind that we are trying to keep our “social distance from people” and make sure you do that just to be safe. You won’t insult anybody. They want to keep their distance too. There are too many benefits not to engage in this act. Benefit number one is getting out of the house. The next benefit is the walk itself which is exercise. When you’re exercising your body releases chemicals that actually make you feel good. In addition exercise and the vitamin D you’ll get from being out in the sun are major contributors in strengthening your immune system which certainly helps you during a flu pandemic. Try doing this three or four times a week for a half an hour. You’ll be glad you did.

Read a book. Come on, there has to be a book out there that you’ve wanted to read for the longest time but because of your obligations to work, your husband and the kids you haven’t. The time to do it is now. Most ebooks are less than $5 and older titles are free. If you want a new release and you have your heart set on that book, go to Amazon and see if you can find it used. Nothing like getting lost in a fantastic book. I’d recommend reading Stephen King’s, The Stand, but unfortunately it’s about a virus that wipes out most of the world and we don’t want to be reading stuff like that now. Best novel ever written. We’re not in that situation and this is not Armageddon. This situation will pass by midsummer latest.

I hate going back to the TV for a moment but if you want to keep the kids occupied during the day, and yourself at night there’s still no better buy than the $17 a month that Netflix charges you for their service. There’s just so much to watch and their original content is just great. I highly recommend it.

Even as I write this I think to myself it seems very strange to be recommending activities to people when they should be working but we live in a strange time right now. We are in uncharted waters and there’s nobody alive that would remember the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. With this virus we just wing it and play it by ear. I do know that during this time when work is closed there are going to be some bills that won’t get paid and the government won’t be able to help us out a whole lot. If that’s your case your problem is with advance fee payday loans, I would highly recommend an Advanced Cash Loan Consolidation. While I’m recommending this I’d also like to recommend that you try our company. Federated Financial has been in business for 23 years it is rated a+ by the BBB our specialty is Advanced fee payday loan consolidation. We’ve been working with  Advanced fee loans for many years now and have a  with great working  relationship with all you’re creditors.99% of the time will be able to work with your particular creditors and we can ensure that in most cases your interest rates will be reduced down to 0% getting you out of debt much more quickly than you could have done on your own. Cash advance loans can be frightening. A great cash advance loan, payday consolidation company can take care of your every need. If you doubt that give us a call right now and speak to one of our accredited counselors and let them show you how to start saving money today. Twenty three years and an A+BBB rating should instill the confidence in you to trust us in consolidating your cash advance payday loans.

10 Mar 2020
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When Science Fiction becomes Science Fact, The whole world Suffers!

Well folks, the unthinkable has happened and it’s here. For the first time since 1918  there is a worldwide pandemic going on. The world has been rattled by the coronavirus. Unfortunately there’s no cure yet and more than likely it will just run its course here in the United States like it’s done in China. All business is suffering. It’s not just about “rich” people losing money in the stock market anymore. More than likely there will be quarantines. Small businesses will stop operating for a specific amount of time. Some will reopen some won’t.

Casualties of something that we can’t control. This financial disaster will affect almost everyone in this country. Hopefully, only in the wallet and not physically. there’s a chance that everybody who’s reading this article could be out of work in the next week or two for an unspecified amount of time. There are many of us who live paycheck-to-paycheck. I wrote about something like this scenario in an article back before the virus hit our shore. It’s here now. What people do during this crisis will affect their financial future for a long time to come. The financial decisions you make during these bad times need to be well thought-out lest they affect your future. There might come a time where you’ll need to borrow money. There are many different ways to get into debt. Some of them are palatable and some of them are completely distasteful. If you can get a personal loan when things go badly I highly suggest that you do just that. Sometimes people have to borrow against their credit cards. I’m not a believer in that but for the right reasons it certainly is the right move. Everybody has to eat and everybody has to pay their bills.

We are in uncharted waters and we don’t know what lies ahead. I know that as a last resort people take out payday loans. High interest, short-term Advanced payday loans at egregious interest rates that can run up to 700% per annum. What do you do when the crises is over and the day of reckoning comes? These loans have to be paid!! High interest payday loans are difficult to pay off. When your income returns, the last thing you want to do is be paying that incredibly high interest rate. How do you avoid it?

Easily answered! Payday loan debt consolidation, or Advanced loan debt consolidation as some call it is absolutely the answer to Payday loan debt. Federated Financial, with well over 20 years of experience in dealing with your creditors is able to have your interest rates reduced down to 0% in most cases. Doing that lowers those giant monthly payments by reducing the interest rates and having you pay only principal in most cases instead of interest. I couldn’t imagine why anyone would continue to pay the interest rates that these payday lenders charge instead of doing payday loan debt consolidation. When you’re stuck with your back against the wall, and the whole country seems like it’s falling apart, you do whatever you have to do to survive. If you must take out payday loans, when it comes time for relief you must do payday loan consolidation. Call the number on the top of our page, or fill out the form. You’ll be glad you did!

06 Mar 2020
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Payday Loan Consolidation Perspective with Car Buying

Buying a car is the second biggest purchase we make In our lives. Obviously our homes are the biggest. As a side note before I get to the meat and potatoes I want to share something that I notice all the time about automobiles that makes absolutely zero sense. In my neighborhood I’d say one in ten people, and I am one of them use their garage for their automobile. It’s beyond my ability to comprehend how some people take the second most valuable thing they own and leave it outside when inside their garages they’re storing a bunch of boxes and junk that either belong in the attic or outside for the trash-man to pick up. Just a random thought. To each his own I suppose. So we wake up one morning and decide that the car has been giving us trouble and it’s well out of It’s warranty and costing us money regularly.

The first thought that most people have is let’s go down and look at new cars today. Now there are some situations when that’s a good idea and I’ll get into that in a bit, but first I want to tell you why it’s a bad idea. First part of the equation is to go to a reputable dealership. Best bet Is a local Ford, Chevy, or Chrysler Jeep, store. If you’re looking a bit upscale you know where to go. When I want a new car I really want an almost new car. I’ll give you an example of what I mean. I drive a 2019 mid-sized SUV. It’ll be a year old on May 1st. Today is March 4th so it’s coming up on it’s birthday. Here’s what I did. I kept my mind open. I knew I had choices and those choices were the same class car in either the Chevy, Ford, or Jeep Chrysler brand. You fall in love with Corvettes or Mustangs but when you’re buying an SUV there’s no real halo around any of them. I was looking for a reliable mid-sized SUV. We all know that when we walk onto a car lot the salesman salivate. I want them to have a headache.

I decided from the get-go that I was going to buy something that’s was barely used. In each dealership that I visited I told them I wanted something with less than 5000 miles and I wanted the best price they could give me…. and of course I wanted the latest model. They asked me what I was going to trade in and although I was trading in a four-year-old SUV I told them nothing. I told them I’m not trading. I’m buying. Ford and Chevy had nothing so I drove over to the Jeep store. We looked around and the I finally suggested that we look at the loaners that were coming out of service. Why didn’t the sales person suggests that? Simple answer is that he makes more money on a plain used automobile. I wanted a loner because I wanted something with really low miles. I wanted something that had the balance of its warranty left. The whole reason for getting something new was I was tired of paying for repairs. We went back and forth and he kept asking me about my car and I told him I was keeping it. My point here is never negotiate two cars at the same time. Otherwise they will borrow from Peter to pay Paul and you will get stuck on one end. I asked the salesperson what the rebates were from the manufacturer and he said what rebates?

I told him if he didn’t know about the rebates he needed to ask his boss. The manager replaced him in about five minutes and we were off to the racetrack. He knew what I meant. When an automobile dealership puts out a car that they use as a loaner for a few thousand miles they always receive a manufacturer’s rebate to cover the cost of the discount that they have to give you because the car is technically not new anymore. The car that I chose had every piece of equipment that I wanted but one. Most importantly it had a real six cylinder engine as opposed to a little four that was not turbocharged. I do a lot of parkway driving and the difference in power and torque was huge. The only thing it was missing was a leather interior and I knew that I could have one put in for around $1,000 using Katzkin. Finest custom leather product for just about every car made, and I didn’t have to buy a $5000.00 package to get it!  Here’s the bottom line. The car I liked had an MSRP of $36,000. It had 4800 miles on it all driven by people who borrowed it when their car was being fixed under warranty. Well maintained by the dealer without a scratch ding or dent on the body. We negotiated back and forth and they came down to $23,000. I had a number in mind based on advertisements I had seen on the internet. I wasn’t going to pay a dime over $20,000 for the car. Their final number was $22,000 and at that point I thanked the sales manager for his time and I told him I’d think about it.

I got up to leave and walked out the door.

The salesman followed me out and asked me point-blank, what would it take to make a deal today? I said to him give me your best price. He told me the manager said $19,995 plus tax and tag out the door. That was my number. The MSRP on that car was $36,000 so I was saving $16,000. That came out to 44% off the sticker price. Half the job was done. Now for my non- trade in. We sat down and I asked him how much they would you give me for my car? It was paid off. He seemed kind of taken aback which only meant that I did my job. I fooled them. This was not a long negotiation. I knew the auction prices and I knew exactly what my car was worth at a wholesale auction. I took twenty one thousand for my car and was happy. They will make a couple of thousand dollars on it and it’s okay. I made a great deal for myself but it was because I kept my mind open and I was willing to play the game and walk. I also did my homework! Never fall in love with metal it doesn’t love you back. It cost me $400 more for the tag transfer and I will get money back. No tax as my trade was worth more than the new car. If you’re going to finance and you have decent to good credit get a quote from a couple of lenders before you go shopping. That way you’ll be assured of getting the best rate you can from the dealership. They can’t mess with an educated consumer. If they give you a rate that you’re happy with ask them how many points they’re making on the back end? That will wake them up. Normally when you finance an automobile the dealer will try to markup the interest rates as high as they can by law so they make a nice profit on that too. I always allow them a half a point because everybody needs to eat. Remember that. It is important.

That’s the way to buy a new used car. I bought that car with 32 months and 32000 miles left on the warranty. To me that’s a score. At the beginning of this post I suggested that there are times when buying new, and I mean brand new can be a better deal. All the stars have to align for that to happen. In other words sometimes you can get a super steal deal when buying the last year of an out going model. There are usually GIANT rebates from the manufacturer and the dealer kicks in 99% of their profit. It’s a $100.00 salesman deal and they are happy to get it. Sales bonuses are paid on units moved not gross profit. Study a bit. You’ll know when the time is right. Now if you’re reading this article you might be thinking, why is this something that I’d want to read about on a payday loan blog? The answer is really simple.

All of your finances go together.

To get to a point in life where you can Finance an automobile at that price point and pay the most minimal amount of interest possible on your car loan starts at square one. Get out of debt!!! If you’re on this site you just had a good read and you’re also looking for some payday loan relief. Advance loans destroy financial lives but what they don’t do in most cases is report to the bureau’s. That’s right. Payday lenders usually don’t report outstanding debt to the reporting agencies. If payday loans are your only problem or one of only a few financial problems you have you probably need to take care of them first. They are the easiest debt for a long-established reputable payday loan consolidation company to remediate.

Payday loan collectors bark and growl an awful lot but the bottom line is, if you’re dealing with an established and respected 23 year old company like ours, that prides itself on our A+ rating with the BBB and the hundreds of thousands of people we’ve helped throughout the years you can get out of debt quickly. In most cases we can have your interest rates reduced down to 0% as opposed to the 600 or 700% annually that you might be paying now. We can get you out of debt in a much shorter amount of time then you could if you did it yourself. Paying no interest has the benefit of lowering your monthly payment considerably. Consequently, your payoff time and the hit to your paycheck will be a lot less than it would be if you tried doing it on your own.

In almost no time at all you’ll be able to say to yourself, “one down and a couple more to go and then I will be completely debt-free”. At that point in time, more than likely with some sort of down payment you’ll be able to go out and buy pretty much any kind of car that you want. That’s the way to live and that’s what you want to do when you’re dealing with advance loans. You want to use Federated Financial. We are Simply the Best.

03 Mar 2020
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Just enough time for Payday Loan Consolidation!

Has anyone out there noticed that there’s been a giant increase in the amount of casinos that we see in our neighborhoods over the last 10 years? Well there has been and they are there for a reason.

All of the casinos that I see here in Florida are owned and operated by Native American Tribes. Let’s not confuse a casino with a paramutual location like a dog track. I’m referring to casinos with Vegas table games and real gambling. Some States finally got wise realizing that even though these casinos were open on sovereign Indian ground they’re still subject to taxing and state approval to maintain operation. It was all about getting a piece of the pie and each individual state ended up cutting deals with the Native Americans and everybody makes money that way. That’s a lead in to quite a few interesting subplots. For instance, I think my last sentence probably should have read instead of everybody makes money that way, “that way the state and the tribe make money”. Obviously there’s one missing component in that sentence. If you’ve been reading this article and don’t understand where I’m going with it my suggestion would be to save your time and go read the previous three. I typed that with a smile and I meant no ill intent. It’s just that you’re probably not the type of person who frequents a casino and the rest of this article will probably be boring at the least and certainly not apply to you.

For those of you who stayed and are still reading I can just about definitively assume that you know where I’m going. The missing component, or the one who doesn’t make money is you. So that’s why I’m writing about this today in a Payday Loan Debt Consolidation blog. I’m going to put it out there. Gambling breeds debt. Gambling causes debt and can push people into a position where they might just may well need a payday loan to pay a bill because they “blackjacked” the electric bill away.

There are many reasons that people are attracted to casinos.. The really pretty girls who work there. The implied glamour and status of being a winning player. The thrill of victory, but we all know with the thrill of victory comes the agony of defeat! Or perhaps you’re a fan of the television show Jeopardy. If you are you saw James Holzhauer’s incredible run last year where he made 2.5 million dollars on the show. James is a professional gambler. Lives and works in Vegas and sports betting is his thing. If you watch those shows he used basic poker principles to create situations that were favorable for him to gamble on the questions that he was answering. In addition, he’s a genius and filled with genuine knowledge. You can know all the math in the world but if you can’t answer the questions you can throw all that math out the window. Actual odds, implied odds and his odds on knowing the answer in any one particular category. Some of those numbers are objective and some of them are subjective. Bottom line is if you know the numbers and the math you win more times than not, and when you lose it’s usually the variance, AKA bad luck that get you. I bring James up because he epitomizes the glamour of making his living, and supporting his family in casino. I’m sure if you asked him he would say to him it’s just work. Just a normal guy, who’s actually quite like-able living the dream. A lot of people who sit in casinos today do so because they want to be like James. If you’re one of those people stop it. He’s one in a million. Gambling is a disease. It’s an addiction. and it’s extremely self-destructive.  99.9% of the time it will put you deeply into debt and threaten the the life you have built for yourself. The last thing you want to do is to come home and have to tell your family you need relief from your debt.

There was a movie from back in the early 80s called War Games. It starred Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, and Dabney Coleman. I’m guessing that we’ve all seen it. At the very end of the film the supercomputer in the movie tries to beat itself at tic-tac-toe. It finally comes to the conclusion that it can’t win and the best It could do is tie. It also reasoned, why play if you can’t win. That’s always been my question to people who put themselves deeply in debt and are in need of debt relief. “Why play if you can’t win?” And so I bring you some really interesting statistics. Table games: When you play blackjack you are a 1/2 point underdog to the house. It doesn’t sound like a lot but play a thousand hands and do the math. Besides being a half of a point behind before you start that .5 is a number that only applies to the most skilled players. A more realistic number would be about 2%. That means the house has a 51 to 49% advantage against you. It doesn’t matter how many times you play. Eventually you have to lose. And if you play enough hands over a year’s time you will lose. That’s a fact. If you work hard during the day and live from paycheck to paycheck this will put you deeply into debt. Table games: Baccarat. If you are a skillful player you will win an average of 45% of the time. If your a skillful player you will lose 45% of the time. You will tie approximately 10% of the time. Why would anybody play a game when they can only win 45% of the time? it’s a recipe for losing money and going deeply into debt. Debt equals loans. Loans add up to extra bills. Credit cards, personal loans or in some people’s cases payday loans. We see them all. If you specifically have payday loans we are the most reputable payday loan consolidation company in the country. Give us a call!!  

I’d like to talk about a couple more games before I finish up this article. First the slot machines. People actually win money one in a thousand times they play .I think I need to explain that because people say they win all the time but they really don’t. Winning is walking away with more money than you started with. It’s that simple. So I can pose this question. If you play slots 200 times how many times do you walk away with more money than you started with?

The answer to that question is more than likely 0. The penny slots can be fun if that’s your thing but when you start getting into the more expensive machines the habit becomes expensive. Stay away!!! We don’t want people to create unnecessary debt and have to use our services. There are enough serious reasons in this world to create debt that are unavoidable. That’s where our payday loan consolidation programs come in, and offer you debt relief. Let’s not create debt where there isn’t any.   

So now we’ve spent the afternoon at the casino and I want to talk about one more game. Poker! It is very unique given the fact that it’s the only game you play at a casino where the house is not your opponent. Your play against the other people you’re sitting with. Your table mates are your competition. The house just takes a rake, or their commission before each pot.

Alternatively, If the whole table agrees they can pay the casino every half hour for the time that they are using the table. The casino doesn’t make much. The average rate is $7 a half hour or $14 an hour which would be $126.00. That’s not a lot of money for them to take. Your money is there for your opponents to take. My advice to anybody who walks past the poker room in a casino is to keep walking. Unless you’ve been playing for years and have an immense amount of experience you don’t have any business being at a poker table that’s a no limit game. This is actually something I know a little bit about first hand. I’ve played a few hands in my life. In 2003 a poker Renaissance took place. An accountant from Pennsylvania, Chris Moneymaker, and that’s his real name went on to win the World Series of Poker main event. He won 2.5 million dollars. All of a sudden everybody in the country wanted to play. With the Advent of online poker the players got really good. Being a skillful player involves patience, an even temperament, extraordinary intuition and people reading skills. Did I leave out an extremely advanced knowledge of mathematics? That’s what goes into being good. In addition, as poker has evolved throughout the years the players have gotten better and better. Poker uses something that’s very similar to the analytics that baseball uses. Poker labs around the world are consistently running hand simulations over and over again using different situations that the computer creates, and if you don’t keep up on those statistics you cannot win in a live game at a casino. I’m not talking about a straight two limit game. I’m talking about poker starting with 5/10 games and up. Great players will win over 65% of the time. When they lose they loose to the variance. Poker is a long term plus game. Good and great players WILL make money! Notwithstanding all that, I have seen people sit down at a poker table and lose tens of thousands of dollars in an hour. It just looks so easy. It’s really so damn hard!

So here’s the thing. Life isn’t easy. Sometimes it deals you a pair of kings at the same time it deals your opponent across the table Aces. In other words you’re an 80% underdog at that moment in time with that particular hand and that’s how life works too. People get bad breaks and get into debt. People fall into debt due to health emergencies. People fall into debt for a myriad of reasons. Auto repairs, new air conditioning, kids going back to school. Sometimes their car just dies. Debt is dangerous. It can destroy families. My point here is why tempt fate. I know many people who frequent casinos and have gambling problems.These are people that borrow like crazy because they always think they can make it back. Actually we can help them. We can offer them debt relief through payday loan debt consolidation, along with credit card consolidation too. Consolidating your debt along with understanding that you might have a problem can you keep you out of debt for the rest of your life. I know many people who have signed themselves out of casinos in essence banning themselves from entering the property. Once the camera sees them they are escorted out. Don’t fall into that loan trap, especially the payday loan disaster. Don’t pay 600 or 700% interest while paying your bills. That’s what those payday lenders can and will charge you. We wouldn’t walk in front of a moving car because we can’t survive. That’s a battle we will lose to the car every time. It’s the same thing with gambling. You cannot Gamble and win. You cannot take payday loans and pay the exorbitant interest rates without creating an immense amount of pressure in your life. If you’ve already done that and need payday loan relief give us a call. Our payday loan debt consolidation program has been saving lives and families for 23 years. We are A+ rated with the BBB and have an exceptional track record of service. We are an old staid company that cares.

14 Feb 2020
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How to use a budget and stay out of payday loan debt!

How to use a budget and stay out of payday loan debt. When I was young my father would tell me “live within your means”. I never really understood that concept because money always burned a hole in my pockets. I had no idea how and or why I should save money and I had no conception of what it cost to live each month and what the total was… or what it could be each year. Let me explain below…

When I would ask my friends how do you make a budget they would tell me write down all your bills and write down all your income and and subtract your bills from your income. If you had something left over you were doing okay and if you didn’t have any leftover you’d need to tighten up. I tried to do that but I found that at the end of the month, even if I adhered completely to my budget I was still in the red… Then I had an idea I still use today. Your income may be a static number but monthly debt is fluid.

There are bills, there are emergencies. The cost of food always varies. The electric bill goes up and down and I could go on. This is what you need to do to figure out a monthly budget. Print out the statement from the last 12 months of your banking. Go over it item-by-item. Every bill that you paid whether it be recurring or a one-time bill needs to be written down. Do that for one full years time. Then, add up all the numbers and subtract them from your income. That’s a true budget. You’ll see all your bills. Doctor’s bills, veterinarian bills. Cost of shopping. Cost of water. Pet insurance if you have any. All of a sudden you see where the money has been going. Include the cost of entertainment because going to the movies and having some sushi afterwards is something I would call semi reoccurring debt. With the debit cards that we use today and the checks that we write, your actual statements are the best barometer of what it costs you to live. If you are in the black, good for you!

Start saving money for an emergency fund. Nobody knows when an emergency can happen. If you are the red start cutting back on whatever you need to cut back on. In another blog post there’s an article written about stupid debt. Read it. We all can relate. Here’s the thing. There is a quick fix for these monthly shortages and many people take them. They’re called payday loans. Most of our clients have them. They are ridiculously high interest advance loans that cost an arm and a leg to pay back at interest rates that could top off at 700%. At that point in time many of the people we work with go into a payday loan consolidation program. You don’t want to be the person that takes out that 700% short term loan. That short-term loan will always become long-term. There are very few people that can’t afford that kind of interest on top of their monthly bills.if you ever find yourself in that situation you will need a payday loan debt consolidation to pull your life back together.

Our company has been in business 23 years. In most cases if you make that mistake our consolidation program can get you out of debt in a shorter period of time. Our years of experience working with your creditors works in your favor. In most cases your creditors will reduce your interest rates for us down to 0%. Get your budget in order and don’t make the mistake of getting into Payday loan debt. If you do give us a call. We can help.