Posts Tagged - 'economy'

Is Brown-Vitter Bill Good for Consumers or Banks?

May 7, 2013, by Jon Dell

The nation’s banks are working hard to keep the next round of financial laws from getting through Congress. Brown Vitter isn’t Dodd Frank, but it’s just as good.

How a Marble & a Wheel Can Cause Credit Card Debt

March 18, 2013, by Antonio Bard

Credit card debt is still high and some worry legalizing online gambling will only cause more problems on consumer finances.

Looking for Starbucks Gift Cards? Don’t Go to Starbucks

December 6, 2012, by Evita Page

Oh, Starbucks…first it was the $7 cup of joe and now a $450 gift card that values only $400.

Microeconomics and Money

December 5, 2012, by Jon Dell

Don’t underestimate the power of microeconomics and how they influence big banks, credit card companies and politicians.

What is Future for Campaign Finance Reform?

November 29, 2012, by Evita Page

After the record breaking and most expensive presidential campaign in history, consumers are demanding changes as they watched candidates ask for donations when they struggled to cover their credit card payments and mortgage payments.

Small Businesses and Credit

November 6, 2012, by Evita Page

Small business owners are turning to credit cards instead of bank loans as they await election results.

Near Poor Americans: 30 Million and Counting

October 25, 2012, by Jon Dell

More Americans are nearing poverty – and they’re paying more for credit too.

What is the Shadow Economy?

October 4, 2012, by Antonio Bard

Ever heard of the shadow economy? It’s a growing society that will never be mainstream and it accounts for about 9% of the GDP – and that number is sure to increase.