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Global Economics and the American Middle Class

March 15, 2016

In his book, "The Post-American World," Fareed Zakaria assures his readers that today's problems are not the result of an American decline; rather, he believes that they are the result of the rise of other global economies. In this new world, Zakaria says that he feels certain that the United... Continue Reading →

Is poor financial literacy the cause of our failing middle class?

March 10, 2016

Most Americans are struggling financially. Over 75 percent live paycheck to paycheck without an adequate emergency fund to see them through a job loss or a medical problem. 27 percent have no savings at all. Many people blame these struggles on the economy. While it's true that wages in many... Continue Reading →

Why are Employees Saying No to Free Money?

February 29, 2016

Did the above title get your attention? If not, then you should take note anyway because you are likely losing out on free money that your employer is offering. This free money does not go to just one top employee or to those that have been with the company the longest.... Continue Reading →

Is Credit Repair a Real Thing?

February 09, 2016

If you've fallen on financial hard times, you may find your mailbox flooded with advertisements for credit repairs services. You also might have started paying a little more attention to those TV ads, and you may even be wondering if those spam e-mails can actually help you. If you don't... Continue Reading →