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My Tax Dollars...Your Burden

By DKIdea, published on Nov 12, 2012

“My tax dollars pay for your salary!”

Ok...since I’m also a tax payer, it’s safe to say that my tax dollars also pay for my salary, so essentially, I‘m paying myself. I’m my own boss...but I already knew this. I get a kick out of people that brandish the fiery fist of power fueled by their tax dollars. In fact, I get a kick out of the very idea that they think they have any ownership at all over the money that is confiscated from them by our government. Yes...confiscated, because it is taken from you wether you want to give it or not.

Let me lay this out for you. You’re money... (more)

Tags: politics, personal finance, business, economy, taxes, law, government, irs, money

Teach Your Child the Art of Saving Money

By alexoscarew, published on Sep 26, 2012

Saving money is a necessity in today’s world. With the cost of living growing day by day and the economic slowdown haunting us since quite some time now, it is essential that each of us contributes towards economizing on our expenses. Teaching your child the art of saving money is one such step in making this a successful venture.

Here are a few ways in which you can move in the above direction:

Your child is born innocent. As you start teaching him small things, he begins to learn them. For your tiny tot, you could bring money games and play with him. In each game, you should... (more)

Tags: personal finance, save money, children save money

Americans Need To Adjust Their Debt Perspective

By MGerman, published on Sep 26, 2011

The average amount of credit card debt is creeping up again, according to various recent reports. Numbers from the second quarter of 2011 indicate that consumers have piled on some $18.4 billion in additional debt, which represents 66% more debt accumulation as compared to the same time period last year.

While overall the debt load is increasing, the amount of credit card debt is actually on the decline, as revealed by numbers released by the Federal Reserve. Nationwide the current amount of credit card debt is $792 billion, down from $972 billion in 2008. This indicates a decline of... (more)

Tags: america, personal finance, credit cards, debt, perspectives, economic trends, credit card applications, fiscal responsibility

How Reno's RC Willey Did The Bait And Switch On Us

By Edward, published on Jun 1, 2009

18 months zero interest no payments turned out to be a conspiracy within a conspiracy. This is a Liar Among Us or A Bait and Switch Among Us or both report. My wife told me we needed a new washer, dryer and refrigerator. She’s been unable to find work since being laid off. My hours are cut back due to the drop in gaming. Master Card and VISA with no warning dropped our credit limits last year. That put us immediately over the limits. Master Card and VISA every month began charging us over limit fees. Screw that and screw Master Card and VISA I said. And screw Fair Isaac scores and screw the... (more)

Tags: financing, lowes, personal finance, no payments, business, rc willeys

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