Dr. Craig Chalquist has come up with a nifty and empowering "to do" list for those of us who are feeling discouraged about our individual and collective economic, political and environmental situations.
When you swipe your card, the driver has to pay a hefty 5% extra. Why are New York's cabbies paying so much? Because of all the middlemen. A few people are making truckloads of money on drivers' backs.
I've watched many people get in trouble with upside down car loans, second mortgages or high interest rate financing. Credit keeps many people from living within their means. Then a friend told me he was buying a large house.