First of all, if you are perfectly happy with your life, this blog may not be for you. This is for millions of people who go to work and are miserab...
Well, at least the expectations are low now. As you can see from the chart on the right, earnings have been revised down 30% in the past week (f...
There is a saying at wealthier colleges that these institutions can afford anything that they want but not everything that they want. Families would be well advised to see how wisely and in what a college invests before they invest in the college.
This week's Senate Finance Committee hearing on Puerto Rico's financial and economic challenges brought overdue attention to the island's inadequate Medicaid funding. Unlike the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico is limited to a low, fixed amount of funding.
You have many important decisions ahead of you. Ask for help. Do your research before you make these critical choices. The path you choose will impact you for many years to come.
About nine years ago, I woke up one day, literally, over $40,000 dollars in debt. I was blindsided, I was devastated, I was confused, and most of all, I was hurt.
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.