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Dirty Money

Dirty Money

Why is money so dirty? At a very young age we are taught negative associations to money. Why do we say “money is the root of all evil”? As a child we are taught that we shouldn’t ask people how old they are or how much money they make. Those of us that are fortunate […]

Why are Americans becomin...

Why are Americans becoming anti-savers?

(warning…this is a rant, not for the faint of heart or should I say “wallet”) Is our current economy favoring people who haven’t been wise with their money? Why is our national debt larger than it has ever been? Why does the average American have over $15,000 in credit card debt. Americans traditional save less […]

Stupid Educated People (d...

Stupid Educated People (degrees in underwater basket weaving)

Did you hear Dave Ramsey’s rant yesterday regarding student loan debt! It was great; I’ve listened to it 3 times already! He had several callers call in who had mounds of student loan debt with no real plan to repay it and he just blew a gasket on how stupid student loan debt has become. […]

Why can I not change stup...

Why can I not change stupid?

I have a friend that continues to make stupid money decisions. Why can’t she see it? This girl spends money like it was toilet paper. (like my graphic?) Her problem….she makes decent money and spends every cent of it. I have never known her to keep a car more than 2 years before trading it […]

Unemployment – a fe...

Unemployment – a few examples

The national unemployment rate is currently at 9.1% (the school drop out rate is at 8.1%, but that correlation is for another day). You can’t turn on the news without hearing about the many people that are without jobs. Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that our economy is not doing […]

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