The Economy

Best Of Debit versus Credit, February 2009

Personal Finance

Another month has come and gone and with the new month comes the desert heat – in fact it was in the low 90′s just the other day. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it also means that it’s time for another Best Of post. That’s right! All of the best posts […]

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An Economist’s View On The Bank Bailout

The Economy

It’s clear that for all of the money spent by the U.S. Government in trying to revitalize the U.S. economy (and hopefully by extension, the world economy) not much has actually been accomplished. We seem to be throwing money at anyone who will take it, but nothing good really seems to be happening from it. […]

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5 Common Financial Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Business

Today we’re featuring a guest post from Trisha Wagner of DestroyDebt.com. The decision to start a new business is never easy; deciding to launch a new business in the current economy can be downright frightening.  Statistics show that you are just as likely to fail as you are to succeed, and one of the main […]

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What Everyone Who Has US Dollars Needs to Know About China

The Economy

Today we’ll be featuring a guest post from Simit Patel, a contributing analyst at InformedTrades.com As the recent economic turbulence has shown us, we live in a global economy. And thus, if you want to astutely manage your finances, you need to know about how global factors can affect your wealth. And if you hold […]

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Why Another Rate Cut Could Do More Harm Than Good

The Economy

It’s clear that the root cause of the financial difficulties that we’re facing in the United States is not related to credit being too expensive. It’s quite the opposite in fact – credit is cheap right now but many banks are actually cutting back on lending. So what gives? Why are we sliding into a […]

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The Bailout of Fannie and Freddie: Redux

Miscellaneous

You may remember the post I published a month ago which was about the government bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and what it might mean to us as the American people.  I haven’t made it a habit to revisit old posts often because a large amount of my content is focused more on […]

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The Economy’s In Shambles, So What Do You Want To Know?

Personal Finance

There’s been a lot of crazy stuff going on out in the world lately.  We’re facing wars and economic issues and even weather phenomena.  Sometimes it’s hard to focus on what’s important when you are bombarded with different forces in every waking aspect of life.  It may be difficult to concentrate on your financial situation […]

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