Any signs of China's slowdown bleeding all the way into the US economy will be seen as a disaster that could be the tipping point for the whole Global economy - OR - it could be the trigger for the next MASSIVE round of Global stimulus.
Bill Westrom just sent in an article to me to post on my GetOutOfDebt.org site and it was so on track with what I have been trying to get across to people. I had to share it with you.
State and local governments should be helping their poorest residents improve their lives, rather than perpetuating a vicious and unfair cycle that criminalizes poverty and exacerbates inequality.
With so many low-income Americans struggling to find jobs, keep their homes, and supply basic needs for their families, the need for public interest lawyers has never been greater. These attorneys play a vital role in ensuring equality within the justice system in America
Personal finance experts love to argue about the best approach to shrinking your debt: paying off loans with the biggest balance first vs. tackling your highest-interest debt. Now comes new research that proves what the smart financial advisers have said all along: the best method is one you can stick with until you're debt-free.
Everyone's different. Different personalities. Different goals. As with everything else, having a healthy financial life can look different for everyone. To find the budget style that's best for you, start by writing down all the elements of your finances:
Are you in debt? Are you looking to practice strategies that can help you in becoming debt free? If yes, enjoy this blog with me with a cup of coffee in your hand. Be relaxed and think wisely on each point to become debt free at the age of 38 only.
The United Nations' Millennium Development Goals are coming to an end this year, only to be speedily replaced with the Sustainable Development Goals.
Don't believe the lies told today by those who seek to pit the young against the old in order to avoid paying their fair share. As the wealthiest nation on Earth at the wealthiest moment in our history, we can afford more spending on the young and the old.
The U.S. economy has been slowly rebuilding itself for more than a decade, and the Federal Reserve has played an important role. Now, however, it is a virtual certainty that the interest rate will begin increasing before the end of the year, and perhaps even by the end of September.
The response to another question highlights the financial discipline aspect. Within the group that aren't saving as much as they want to save because of their lifestyle choices, 68% said that expenses from dining out was the main reason for their lack of saving.
For thousands of years we have grown -- in population, in energy consumption and in economic output. Today we are beginning to realize that this kind of growth is no longer possible, nor even desirable; that it can be maintained only at greater cost to human beings and the planet.
Debt consolidation has been a hot topic in the past few years. Since the financial meltdown in 2008, banks have tightened up on their risk models and it was near impossible to get a personal loan from a bank.
I posted the message above on my Twitter account around the time the recession first hit me back in 2009. The day the hammer landed, I thought I was about to be commended on a job well done. Instead, my boss rambled on about the department not doing well and they had decided to let me go.
Eliminating credit card debt is a top priority for many African-American families. The good news is that there are a few straightforward solutions to this problem. The other good news is that is each step is simple to do.
Wheeeee, what a ride! Already this morning we're down about 2.5% in the Futures after a very disappointing close yesterday when the F...