It was logical to assume the market would rally when the debt ceiling deal was finally done. And maybe it would have, if that were the only news. But there’s scarier stuff on the horizon: Namely, whether our economic recovery remains intact.
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Now that a debt deal is looking likely, let’s take a look at what it does – and more importantly, what it means to your family’s finances. One thing’s for sure: The stakes are high.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: working with the dead, drinking basil, frugal foods that taste good, things you shouldn’t tell your kids, and retiring to places you probably never thought about.
Thanks to the deadlock on the debt ceiling debate, one of the most profitable companies in the world is getting richer as the rest of us get poorer. It didn’t have to be this way.
In his speech on Monday, the president asked us to make our voices heard on the debt ceiling debate by contacting our elected officials. If you don’t know how – or even who they are – here’s what to do.
Even when you’re paying attention, it’s hard to avoid getting squeezed by a scam. But when you’re not paying attention, you become a duck in a barrel. Here’s what can happen when you mix online flowers with unexamined credit card statements.
If you’re not the type to follow what’s happening in Washington, make the debate over raising the debt ceiling an exception. If Congress doesn’t act soon, the consequences will be dire.