Category Archives: Credit

The Equifax Breach: What To Do

I'm sure you've all heard by now about how Equifax was hacked into recently, and 143 million American consumers personal information was exposed.  The hack took place between May and July of this year, but Equifax only recently decided to inform the public about what happened. What Information Did They Get? The hacker's were able…
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I Would Like To Raise My Debt Limit

This is a satirical video that explains our Federal debt and spending situation very well. Funny, but frightening. Most of us would like to slap someone like this up side the head. But this is exactly what our government is doing right now. I would love to hear your comments and feedback.
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US Treasury Downgrade – What Does This Mean To You?

[caption id="attachment_925" align="alignleft" width="275" caption="A bond trader looks on as Treasuries rally."][/caption] This weekend the US Treasury was downgraded by Standard & Poors from its AAA credit rating to AA Plus.  This is an historic event for our country, and not in a good way.  It signals a very real black eye on the financial…
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Debt Ceiling Raised…Problem Solved!

As you all know, our brilliant lawmakers finally came to an agreement at the final moments to raise the debt ceiling.  They also were able to comprimise on cutting some spending over the next 10 years to try and help our overall debt situation, which they seem very proud of.  But unfortunately, the amount of…
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Plain English Crusade

Chrissie Maher is a 71 yr. old English woman who is on a mission to get banks to use plain, easy to understand english. She feels that their confusing “gobblygook” helped cause this recession.
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