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Getting Started...

Falling into debt was completely unanticipated – and that’s exactly why it happened.

My now-husband (then boyfriend) and I rented our own place together after I moved across the country. 195 more words

Traveling

How Will an Increase in Interest Rates Affect You?

While driving into work this morning, the morning news was reporting on speculation that the Federal Reserve Bank (FED) might announce that they will begin raising interest rates sometime next year. 526 more words

Personal Finance

He Said That? 12/15/14

From a speech by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro this weekend:

There is no possibility of default, unless we would decide to not pay anymore as part of an economic strategy for development, and that’s not the strategy that has been constructed in these years of economic thought laid out by Hugo Chavez.

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Economics

He Said That? 12/14/14

From Thomas Jefferson, among many noteworthy accomplishments, he was the third president of the United States and chief author of the Declaration of Independence:

And I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies; and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.

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Government

The Fed's Secret Plan, by Robert Gore

Judging from last week’s action, the equity and corporate debt markets didn’t get the memo that the precipitous decline in oil was a tax cut, an unambiguous blessing for the US economy. 563 more words

Economics

Why I Just Bet a Professor Money That at Least One Law School Will Close

By Jordan Weissmann

In a more fair universe, the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego would be dead and buried by now. One of the more wretched citizens of legal academy, the small, private institution is known for its  865 more words

Student Loans

Slaves to Debt? Well...

“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.” Proverbs 22:7 (ESV)

I memorized this verse about ten years ago when I was going through my first Crown Financial Ministries small group study.  390 more words

Borrowing