We live in a consumer culture where we're constantly bombarded with advertising and marketing messages that have been carefully crafted to get us to spend money. Those sending out the marketing don't … [Read more...] about What Are Some Reasons That You Overspend? Addressing The Root Causes Of Our Debt
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One of the debates going on right now, thanks to the recession and the rising cost of college, is whether or not your degree is worth the money. Earlier this year, outstanding student loan debt … [Read more...] about Is College Worth The Cost Of Student Loans?
The most important financial asset that exists isn't gold, cash, or even stocks -- it's knowledge. Give a man a strong understanding of finance, investing, and economics, and he'll be much more likely … [Read more...] about 3 Economic Concepts Everyone Should Know
For years, you have been able to access your credit report for free after being turned down for credit. Indeed, if you are turned down for a loan, the lender is required to let you know which credit … [Read more...] about Loan Application Rejected? Get a Free Copy of Your Credit Score
We live in a fast paced age, and our lives can become chaotic jumbles of competing interests and priorities. It can be hard to keep track of what things are truly important to us. People will talk … [Read more...] about Are Your Priorities Truly Priorities If You Don’t Put Them Into Action?
President Obama and lawmakers are in discussions right now, trying to come to an agreement about what to do about the debt ceiling. If the debt ceiling isn't raised, the United States begins … [Read more...] about Will The U.S. Default On Its Debt?
I've had a continuing series on this site called "Retiring Wealthy On An Average Salary" where I chronicle the stories of regular folks who have planned ahead and been able to retire wealthy while … [Read more...] about From Billionaire To Broke: One Wealthy Heiress And Her Slide Into Bankruptcy
Today is the 4th of July, the day that we set aside to celebrate the founding of our country and the freedom and independence we enjoy as Americans. I am so thankful to have been born in such a … [Read more...] about Happy 4th Of July! Old Glory Flag Facts