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Pros and Cons of Joint Credit Cards

When two people have a joint credit card account, both people can make charges to the credit card and the card’s history is included on both people’s credit report. 554 more words

When your mortgage is more than you can handle

On paper, you could afford your mortgage. Your lender even approved the paperwork. But now that you’re settled in your home, maybe you’ve incurred some unplanned-for monthly expenses, such as higher-than-planned utility bills, property taxes that have risen (as they tend to do), or increased insurance premiums, and find that you’re unable to make your mortgage payments. 1,018 more words

Nearly half of homeowners unprepared for job loss or other emergency

An emergency fund is meant to be there in times of need, but a new survey suggests nearly half of Canadian homeowners would be ill prepared for a personal financial dilemma such as job loss. 473 more words

Why Trump? Why Brexit? Capital Myopia and Inequality in Society

There are three types of inequality in society, one is the natural way some people are able to engage in economic and highly productive activity more than others, the second is the distribution of ownership – those who own more by inheritance or gross fortuity, and the other is how some people are exploited and get less than they ‘deserve’. 2,693 more words

Nine steps to a better credit score

My husband and I are pretty competitive, always trying to one-up each other.

It was to my chagrin, therefore, when I learned that although my credit score is excellent, his is better. 775 more words

The economist who says Canada is headed for a credit crisis

Professor Steve Keen, of Kingston University in Greater London’s western suburbs, has made a name for himself as one of economics’ leading contrarian voices. He has criticized the idea that no one could have seen the 2008 global financial crisis coming as “ 465 more words

Government And Politics

Credit Crisis in Waiting

From Acting Man, by Bill Bonner

Clowns in the Coliseum

DUBLIN – The presidential debate began long after our bedtime, here in Ireland. So we got up this morning, rubbed our eyes, and watched the highlights. 1,089 more words

Economy