Nowhere To Go But Up?

In the late 1970?s interest rates were high, really high, about 17% or higher. At the time I wasn?t old enough for it to really affect me, rather I was just old enough for it to scare me into thinking that my generation would be...

Citibank Scares Consumers With 7-Day Threat

Citibank customers may think they are the fool come April Fools Day or April 1, 2010 when Citibank may start requiring a 7-day notice to withdraw any money from checking accounts. Last Friday, Citigroup sent out statements to customers throughout the United States to inform...

Tips About How To Save Within Banks

A lot of us think that putting our money in the bank is a secure and wise way of saving. Yes, this is correct if we are wise in working with banks. Banks are not charitable institutions, these are profit-driven entities which charge different...

It?s Labor Day?What Kind Of Capitalism Do You Support?

Today is Labor Day and unfortunately this year many American?s are without a job. Unemployment is at record levels and the economy is in the tank, so to speak. It is reminiscent of the times of FDR and the Great Depression. ...

The Decentralized Power of Blockchain and its Future

Decentralized Power The thing that makes the concept of cryptocurrency so lucrative to people is its decentralized nature. The fact that there is no centralized body or ?middle money man? to take a cut out of a transaction...

More Time For Home Buyers

Just in the nick of time, homebuyers who are eligible for the $8000 tax credit were given a 3 month extension to close the deal. They now have until September 30, 2010 in order to close to take advantage of the...

Economic Tweets Worth Mentioning

Funny and insightful tweets about the economy, credit cards and more. Enjoy! From Sherrill3773, SybilBillings, Maryjo8019 and many, many more?. ? Blaming Obama for the economy is like blaming your hangover on the guy making breakfast. From FoxTrot1984 ? New FN poll shows majority of Americans think Obama should...

The Catch-22 Of Credit and Jobs

As we have reported here before, there are far too many employers looking at credit reports and rejecting good employees outright if they have a poor credit score. It?s the proverbial Catch-22. If you are unemployed, as more than 6.5 million Americans are right now...