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Posts on ‘September 23rd, 2008’

Surprise! Credit Cards Increase Spending

I just came across an interesting post over at Get Rich Slowly. I’ve always been sure that credit cards have led us to increase our spending, as they give us access to a capital base we wouldn’t otherwise have access to. While it may seem fairly obvious, the post is worth a read and goes […]

Desperate Measures: Personal Loans

In unprecedented economic hardship, many consumers are turning to short term personal loans to finance necessities or car loans to get the financing they need. Some can even get a  bad credit car loan at a time where lending for those with bad credit is hard to come by. It’s important to understand the dangers […]

Standing on the Financial Brink

writing papers p align=”center”> It may appear that I picked a rather poor time to work for myself. After all, nationally speaking, we”re facing a serious financial crisis. So far everyone goes to their job like usual and by and large no one is paying all that much attention, but I feel like we should […]