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Intuit Buys Platform To Bolster Mobile Banking Capabilities

It was announced today, that Intuit Inc. has gained a mobile banking platform for mobile Web.  It has acquired this from Mobile Money Ventures (also called MMV), one of the best global providers of innovative mobile financial solutions.

This act boosts the position of Intuit Financial Services in their role as leading mobile and online technology provider to institutions.  The company will now be capable of directly managing customer support, and also have complete control over its’ mobile Web banking design.  The transaction will help Intuit Inc. provide more new innovations to their customers faster.

Users of Intuit’s current mobile … Read the rest

H&R Block Faces Opposition Over The Acquisition Of TaxACT: Federal Antitrust Suit Filed.

While most people are focused on their 2010 tax returns, there is tension in the market. An antitrust lawsuit was filed on Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice in a move to prevent the acquisition of TaxACT by H&R Block. Talk of the $287.5 million deal has led to fears of increased costs and an obstruction of improvements in the market without a third major player to drive competition.

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These fears surfaced after H&R Block (Kansas City) revealed its intention in October to merge TaxACT and H&R Block AT Home, creating a division that would be headed by … Read the rest

Turbo Tax Voted the Best Online Tax Software

When it comes to choosing which software to use for your taxes this year, many options are available. For those that wish to choose the best software, it does not take a mountain of research to discover that TurboTax reigns as the top dog in the world of tax software, every year.

TurboTax has received accolades from many publications including The New York Times, PC Magazine, as well as CNET. They all hail TurboTax products for being the easiest to use, most effective, and simplest taxes software package to date.

TurboTax triumphs over other tax software with its easily navigate … Read the rest

Military Debt Consolidation – Pros and Cons

What is military debt consolidation, and how can you get it? Consolidation in general just means combining all your payments into one. If you are serious about trying to get rid of debt, then there are a couple benefits to consider.

For one thing, it helps organize the finances better. After all, trying to track payments that are coming due at all different times of the month can be extremely challenging. Also, the interest rate is generally reduced on these loans, because there is usually some form of collateral involved.

Some loans are specifically for either people who have served, … Read the rest

Today’s Mortgage Rates Will Not Get Any Lower

Mortgage rates are at a historical low right now. In a recent weekly survey, the Mortgage Bankers Association stated the mortgage and housing industries are improving. Refinancing old loans are down but new-purchase applications are up nearly 10%. In addition to this good news, the origination costs for mortgage have dropped 4.27%. Historically, this is a lowest origination costs have ever been. Backing up this data are the increased numbers of new applications for FHA mortgage insurance. This good news indicates there has never been a better time to buy a home then today. To see how much purchasing power … Read the rest

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