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  1. Increase postal rates

    Political Rhetoric
    MAKE AMERICA GREAT -- Make things more expensive. For someone who claims to want to help the middle class, why would you raise the postal rate (tax)? Does he think raising Postal Rates would increase the use of the Post Office when Amazon is already cheaper? In a tweet on Friday morning...
  2. Freshening short block - shop rates

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Freshening my mild bbc blower motor before it goes back in the jet boat. Got an estimate from a local shop. Thoughts on rates and recommendations on pistons? Disassemble & Inspect - $100 Thermal Clean Block - $110 Square Deck Block - $140 Bore & Hone V8 w/ Plate - $275 Line Hone Block - $70...
  3. Interest rates and re-fi's

    PB Open Water
    If you guys have not jumped on the "Tamalewagon" refi program, now is the time. I have Scott doing my refi again as it was so simple and easy last time. Primary house is at 4.5 with 28.5 years left on mortgage. Scott got me locked at 3.5% no cost 25 year loan. So I am taking 3.5 years off the...
  4. So, where's all the clowns that stated that tax rates

    Political Rhetoric
    So, where's all the economic genius's that stated that tax rates have no to little affect on economic development? You can't even make this crap up it's so predictable! I won't even get into how this wreaks of desperation. AP source: Obama seeks 28 percent corp. tax rate -
  5. Banks/Money/Interest Rates.......

    PB Open Water
    :mad: So lets see, the big banks have all now said that they are ready to step up and pay back to the govt money that was loaned to them, that said, it means the banks have MADE MONEY !!!, so does that mean we'll be able to call our banks and have them reverse the increases in our interest rates...
  6. Interest rates?

    PB Open Water
    The rates seem to have increased in the last 3 weeks which sucks when I am trying to convert my construction loan to a fixed rate 30. The bank offered 6% when I convert from the construction currently at 5.25% to the fixed 30. What do the real estate/mortgage experts think about the rate...
  7. Fertility Rates - DISTURBING

    PB Open Water
    A little disturbing if true. Our children and grandchildren will live this.
  8. Best HELOC rates

    PB Open Water
    What banks are offering the best HELOC rates now? I had to close my line with B of A when I did the refi and now B of A is trying to screw me with a high HELOC rate as I re-apply to open it again. Anyone know of a smaller bank offering good rates below prime?
  9. Boat Loan Rates

    PB Open Water
    What are the current Rates. Looking to buy.
  10. Stimulus package interest rates

    PB Open Water
    Is there a consensus among the experts on here that the stimulus package Obama is putting forth as he takes office may also include some very low fixed interest rates? I recall seeing a thread where it was mentioned as low as 3% - 4.5%. Although, rates in the 4's are possible now with some...
  11. Mortgage rates to drop to 4.5%...

    PB Open Water
    There is a big push right now to lower the 30 fixed rate on FHA, Fannie and Freddie loans to 4.5%. Today we are at 5.375% so lowering it by a full point would be great. "Treasury may set mortgage rates at 4.5% to boost sales By Ronald D. Orol, MarketWatch Last update: 5:21 p.m. EST Dec. 3...
  12. Mortgage rates heading towards 5%?

    PB Open Water
    So the fed steps in, and look what is happening.
  13. Mortgage Rates Up..Why?

    PB Open Water
    Over the last couple days I noticed mortgage rates have gone up about .50%..why is that.
  14. CD rates blow...

    PB Open Water
    ...gotta be the Unions fault! :D
  15. Luxury Maui vacation condo for rent w/ low owner direct rates!

    Other Stuff for Sale
    Aloha and welcome to our beautiful, new, fully renovated condo ideally located in sunny South Maui, adjacent to some of Hawaii’s very best beaches. We’re halfway between the affordable shopping and dining of Kihei, and the world class shopping, dining, beaches and golf of Wailea. Our spacious...
  16. Fed's Cut Rates By 0.75%

    PB Open Water Read the Fed statement Tuesday January 22, 8:31 am ET The Federal Open Market Committee decided today to lower its target for the federal funds rate 75 basis points to 3.5 percent. The committee took this action in view of a weakening of the economic outlook and increasing...