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Hey Problem Shooter, I've got this friend and I owe him a steak dinner ...but I'm flat broke and he keeps asking when he's going to get his steak! What should I do?

You should honour the commitment you’ve made to your friend, but you shouldn’t have to die in a debtor’s prison in order to do it. Be creative! 300 more words

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Show Details for the week of March 30th, 2015

On The Monitor this week:

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Debt

Signs of the Times (3/30/15)

34,000 Black Churches Break Ties with Presbyterian Church

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African-Americans, has broken its fellowship with Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) following its recent vote to approve same-sex marriage. 3,137 more words

Signs Of The Times

End dreaded debt collection calls, advocacy group says

Should consumers who’ve racked up debts they’re now unable or unwilling to pay down have the right to end collections calls?

At a time when Canadian borrowers have run up record amounts of debt, a new report from an advocacy group wants to make that possible across all provinces, calling on governments to change laws to help guard heavily indebted borrowers from the “aggressive and threatening” tactics used by collections agencies, including ceaseless phone calls in provinces where that remains allowed. 551 more words

Canada

Economy Update #4: Is the UK becoming the new Japan?

Inflation in the UK has been falling for some time now and it’s finally reached 0%, meaning prices generally haven’t changed since last month. Of course this is untrue and it’s mainly the falling prices in oil and food that have caused this, but the stats don’t lie. 822 more words

Opinion

Next Month's Outlook

Next month I have 14 spend-free days in a 30-day month. That equates to 16 days available to spend money. My entertainment budget includes eating out, shopping, alcohol, and anything that isn’t already budgeted. 650 more words

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