Giving Generously In Hard Times

February 11, 2009 at 10:29 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Giving Generously In Hard Times
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Giving Generously In Hard Times: “When you are feeling afraid, an action denoting trust always makes you feel less fearful and more powerful…”

Well said, and also, Modest Needs is a great organization that helps individuals and families in need.

Lion’s Share of Stimulus Goes to Unions

February 2, 2009 at 10:36 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Lion’s Share of Stimulus Goes to Unions
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Lion’s Share of Stimulus Goes to Unions: “Almost half of the $820 billion would end up in the pockets of Democratic-controlled unions…”

Ron Paul At House Financial Services Committee

January 27, 2009 at 8:45 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ron Paul At House Financial Services Committee
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Ron Paul At House Financial Services Committee: Video.

Another Banker Arrested For Ponzi Scheme

January 27, 2009 at 7:59 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Another Banker Arrested For Ponzi Scheme
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Another Banker Arrested For Ponzi Scheme: “The head of a private New York financing firm who was arrested on Monday night has been charged with operating “a classic Ponzi scheme” into which $370 million was invested…

Check Your Credit Card Policies

January 25, 2009 at 12:14 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Check Your Credit Card Policies
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Check Your Credit Card Policies: “Turns out, their latest policy changes include upping the minimum payment from 2% to 5% of the balance, and charging a monthly maintenance fee for “processing payment and statements.”

Chance of Depression at 40%?

January 8, 2009 at 9:01 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment
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Chance of Depression at 40%? “And the latest trade at Intrade just put the chances of a depression occurring at some point in 2009 at 40 percent — or about ten times more likely than the odds that Norm Coleman prevails in his election lawsuit in Minnesota.”

How to lose weight and save money

December 11, 2008 at 3:23 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to lose weight and save money
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How to lose weight and save money: “It’s funny — isn’t it? — how few people go with the idea of a combined strategy for saving money and losing weight.”

The other strategy is to get so busy that you end up not eating all that much. That’s what happened to me and I lost 5 pounds.

Real Inflation Rate Was 20%

December 11, 2008 at 2:14 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Real Inflation Rate Was 20%
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Hurtling towards financial oblivion: “The real inflation rate for families – who ate food, drove cars, heated their homes and used medical services – was about 20%.”

20%?! And I wager that income only rose a measly percentage in comparison.

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HMMM… why credit cards may be important. But… no wonder the savings rate has been a negative percent!

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A STATE RUNS OUT OF CASH? California is about to find out.

COLLEGE ONLY FOR THE RICH?

December 4, 2008 at 12:00 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on COLLEGE ONLY FOR THE RICH?
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COLLEGE ONLY FOR THE RICH? Tuition may become too expensive for most students.

Via Survival Blog

BANKS MAY WITHDRAW CREDIT CARD LINES

December 1, 2008 at 2:13 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on BANKS MAY WITHDRAW CREDIT CARD LINES
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BANKS MAY WITHDRAW CREDIT CARD LINES: May pull back $2 trillion according to analysts.

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