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Youtube Finance: DuckTales Explains Inflation

I came across a great clip today that ties into how I’ve been feeling lately. I haven’t been a big proponent of the bailout, and in fact I’ve been giving my representatives a call to let them know I’d prefer they not pass the estimated $700 billion dollar package to bailout financial institutions, and I […]

Plan B?

With the stock market taking it’s largest 1 day hit ever, many in Washington are fearing an all out economic collapse. Personally I feel the drop is somewhat deserved. After all, weren’t most consumers involved in the housing bubble or credit crisis somehow? Aren’t most of us charging increasing amounts of money we don’t have […]

Knowing Your Limit, Credit Wise

my family essay p align=”center”> So, we’ve previously covered a recent study that shows that credit cards tend to increase our tendency to spend money, which I didn’t find entirely surprising. At present, credit card debt has been, and continues to be, on the rise. As a nation, we have about $850 billion in credit […]

Can I get a Car Loan?

If you know me very well, you probably know that I’m really not a big fan of debt. I’ve been watching the house of cards Wall Street put up come tumbling down, sending everyone into a panic and wondering where the bottom of this drop is. I don’t know either, but I do know the […]

My Traveling Lifestyle Experimentation

Greetings from the great state of Indiana. Or, as I like to call it, corntopia. Perhaps land of endless corn or the great corn state would be a more appropriate motto for the place. Seriously, its flat. After a reluctant journey with my older brother across half the country to get his things from his […]