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Going Back to Investing

When I first entered the 9-5 workforce right out of college, my sole goal in life was to put my nose to the grindstone, save up as much money as humanly possible, and hit retirement at breakneck speed. As my time in the office began to drag on, however, I quickly began to realize that […]

Overcoming Financial Fear: Hunkering Down

For as long as I can remember, I have been a person that you would generally call “Risk averse.” As such, I often fall prey to a very simple blunder that consumers and companies alike make: Letting fear and worry dictate their actions instead of doing what you know is right. In terms of finance, […]

$53 Trillion in US Debt..Ouch

essay writing for dummies p align=”center”>  There are some things I understand about the $700 billion dollar bailout plan. The financial markets were, in fact, in a state of total chaos. The government needed to do something that would assuage the general fear in the marketplace and provide some government support to a rapidly deteriorating […]

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 […]