Nearly two dozen US Embassies and Consulates were closed over the weekend due to fear of a “large scale” terror attack. Members of Congress briefed on the intelligence said basically the same thing… this chatter is all too similar to the days and weeks leading up to 9/11. Scary stuff.
The warning states that Al Queda is planning attacks in August and they believe it to be somewhere in the Middle East or North Africa. The State Department has informed Americans traveling to these ares to use extreme caution.
On the heels of what happened in the Edward Snowden case, the whistle-blower on the NSA and its capabilities earlier this year, it’s the same technology he was ‘warning’ us about which ‘invaded our privacy’ that has helped to identify this threat. I can only assume it will bring the discussion to the table again as to how much of our personal information should be accessed by Big Brother…
Read the full article here: Terror Threat feels like 9/11 all over again
Today’s Mr Credit Radio show highlights below…
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– CBS vs. Time Warner…Admit it, you need each other. If you don’t come to a solution soon, you both lose. This is an example of how greed will ultimately push people in a better direction. The free market works. Let these guys be greedy and let them lose customers to other service providers. I love it! Read the full story here: CBS battles with Time Warner.
– The easiest way to get out of debt is to use the same process that works most efficiently for any problem or challenge you face… Break it up into small pieces. Most people never get started solving their most important problems because the problem or challenge seems too large. Chop it up into small battles and try to have wins more often. It will get you closer more regularly and establish momentum. This is great advice and actually a great article from Credit.com, which is usually not the case: #1 Secret to get out of Debt.
– Are there really 270,000 homeowners in San Diego eligible for VA benefits but not using them? I’m not sure because the source of the information is questionable, but I can see it being true. Bottom line is this, if you are eligible for a VA loan, there is no reason to have anything else. It’s hands-down the best possible loan that exists. If you need help with a VA loan in San Diego, call Jon Jerotz at 760.522.2298. JJ is top 1% in the nation two years in a row and well-versed on VA financing in San Diego.
– Mike Litton, the Broker/Owner of Keller Williams in Escondido, says now is the time to sell your home in San Diego. He is more worried about the market holding these price points than I am! His segment today on the show and advice was pure brilliance. Also, his website is one of the best in all of San Diego real estate: www.sold760.com