Everyone I know, with this exception of one person who lost her husband at the age of 57 from a sudden heart attack, has lost their life insurance after giving the insurance company hundreds of thousands, or even millions, of dollars.
Everything is AWESOME! That's right, the G20 is fixing the entire Global Economy right... now! There, did you feel it? All better.
The traditional practice of opening savings accounts, reviewing loans, and providing other customer services has largely been supplanted by high-risk gambling and the aggressive hustling of dubious investments to unwary clients.
The smiles of Iranian President Hassan Rowhani and his American-educated Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif appear to be fading as the hardliners take back the driver's seat. Rowhani spent all his political capital on the nuclear deal, to which the hardliners are reacting harshly.
In a TMFS sketch, a spokesperson for former New York City Rudy Giuliani explains how Rudy is furious at Hillary Clinton for invoking 9/11 as an excuse for Wall Street donations at the CBS Democratic debate, stealing his bit.
Let's face it: the criteria by which the media and most people judge winners and losers in the presidential candidate debates are superficial and misleading.
Recently a couple of statements from people I know inside the debt relief industry have struck me. It seems there is a general lack of understanding why it is getting harder to sell debt relief services.
Air travel can be a humiliating, dehumanizing and even torturous experience -- at least according to my e-mail inbox. I hear often from readers lik...
This week's talking points are all, essentially, rebuttals to the biggest nonsense espoused on the stage of the fourth Republican debate. It was hard to pick only seven, as there was a bumper crop of nonsense in this particular debate, so forgive us if your favorite didn't make the cut.
Jimmy Carter's words left a stamp on Robby Wells and inspired him to one day run for president. Who would have known that the unborn child that his birth mother carried would one day run for President of the United States?
These taboos and fears also make us blind to the threat of out-of-control private debt and credit wasted on real estate and speculation rather than growth that lifts everyone. For Turner, thinking radically is the most practical way forward.
As entrepreneurs, staying on top of the latest technology and developments is vital for success -- and Bitcoin is the hottest trend right now. Adopting Bitcoin in your business is by far the smartest decision you can make today.
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We now stand at a crossroads. However unintentional, humans are responsible for climate change. It is time we own up to that and deal with the problem in earnest. For what we do today will forever determine our future trajectory. Could this crisis be the impetus that moves us to the next stage of civilization or to extinction?
Consumer vulnerabilities affect everyone -- financial institutions and retailers who must bear the cost, small businesses whose reputations' suffer if their consumers are affected by fraud, and most importantly, working class Americans who have to bear these consequences firsthand.
Protecting the American people from another devastating financial crash and the economic wreckage it causes begins with reflecting honestly about the past and trying to learn the right lessons.