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US Taxpayer Faces $230 Million Loss As Spain's 'Solyndra' Files For Creditor Protection, by Tyler Durden

Crony capitalism in the “green” variety. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

“The future of the company seems very black,” notes on trader as the bonds and stocks of Spanish renewbles form Abengoa lives up to its name and files for creditor protection, just as we warned was likely. 276 more words


How Much Money Do You Spend On Coffee?

Do you spend too much on coffee?

I enjoy coffee. Okay maybe more than enjoy. We could call it a slight addiction. I like the smell, the taste, the act of drinking it and of course the jolt I get from the caffeine. 575 more words

Healthy Lifestyle

Millennials Take the Smarter Path

A recent survey conducted shows that 84% of Millennials will use cash or debit cards for holiday shopping this year. This is great news! The use of credit has been overdone for decades and the results continue to take their toll on a lot of Americans. 222 more words

Personal Finance

If China Killed Commodity Super Cycle, Fed Is About to Bury It, by Kevin Crowley

From Kevin Crowley at bloomberg.com:

Raw-material losses worst since 1999, before China buying boom

Higher U.S. rates mean stronger dollar, further eroding demand

For commodities, it’s like the 21st century never happened. 256 more words


Why Even a Modest Disruption Will Shatter the Status Quo, by Charles Hugh Smith

From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com:

Any modest reduction in debt, tax revenues, consumption or new borrowing will bring the entire Status Quo crashing down. 255 more words


10 Ways to Pay Down Debt So You Can Save for Retirement

By Elisabeth Leamy

Elisabeth is a 13-time Emmy award-winner, a critically acclaimed personal finance author and a 20-year consumer advocate.  You can connect with her at… 1,184 more words


Am I Liable for My Spouse's Old Credit Card Debt?

As much as no one wants to think about their marriage coming to an end, the reality is that divorce rates are still high in the U.S. 552 more words