Tuesday , 27 October 2020


Personal Finance

Claim That There’s A U.S. Student Loan Crisis Is A Lie! Here’s Why

There is a consensus in the investment markets today believing that student debt is a major credit problem rivaling other credit problems that were disastrous over the last 30 years... This article seeks to explain the lies, damned lies and the statistics surrounding the student debt myth in the United States.

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How Money Is Laundered Around the World – A Beginner’s Guide

From corrupt politicians and drug cartels to tax cheats and alimony deadbeats, everybody’s laundering money these days. Let’s say you have a little spare cash and you would prefer to keep it out of the grubby hands of various tax authorities, or you don’t want your spouse to know about it, or your kids. Fear not. With a little financial detergent, your dirty money can be rendered more or less untraceable. Here's how.

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Effects of 2008 Recession STILL Affecting Majority of Americans – How About You?

The Fed has just released a 200 page study on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2013 that reveals that 52% of the respondents to the survey said they did not have a mere $400 in savings for an unexpected emergency. That suggests to me that over half the county is on a paycheck-to-paycheck struggle. Below are my key findings from the survey presented in a concise easy to understand format.

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America’s Most Generous Billionaires

Contrary to the image we may have of billionaires, many are on a mission to give away their money. This infographic looks at the American billionaires who have signed up to the Giving Pledge, as well as other millionaires and billionaires who have been making relatively large contributions in the past few years.

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Your Car: Can You Drive Further On An Hours Wages Than In the Past? Check It Out

Someone recently asserted on a site that: “The cost to fuel your car has never been higher as a percentage of disposable income.” I know gasoline prices are high, but I couldn't accept such a contention without looking at incomes and fuel economy, too. I put together 50 years of pretty consistent data for the key variables and my findings will surprise you. Read on.

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The Tip You Left On the Table: Supplementing Minimum Wages or Subsidizing Poor Ones?

The average American eats 5 meals per week in a restaurant but many of those who do don’t understand what’s behind the tip they left on the table. All those tips don’t go to your server as a way of saying ‘thanks’. Many actually go to the employer so that they can pay their servers far less than minimum wage. The infographic below takes a closer look at your tip to figure out if it’s supplementing minimum wages or subsidizing poor ones.

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Just Widowed or Divorced? Here’s How to Protect Your Finances

Losing a spouse through death or divorce can be emotionally devastating and is often a difficult time in which to make important life decisions yet it’s typically when many financial matters require your immediate attention. Here are six important action steps that can help protect your personal finances.

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How Best To Protect Your Wealth From Desperate Governments & Collapsing Economies

Many governments of the world are now hopelessly in debt and on the verge of economic collapse. As their leaders become more desperate, they will resort to more desperate measures. In the next few years, we shall see the leaders of the most "respected" countries throw out the rule book and resort to a final grab of their citizens' wealth. This article identifies which assets would be the best to own under such circumstances, where they should be held, and why.]

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