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Why the Middle Class is Feeling Poor

According to a recent news article in CNN Money, the personal wealth for the median American household may have dropped by as much as 40%, between 2007 and 2010. It’s no wonder the middle class is feeling significantly poorer, because they are. […]

The High Cost of Being a Father

I recently read in a news article the cost of raising a child is now as high as the cost of owning a Ferrari. That’s $235,000 for the average middle-class family, before they send the kid to college. […]

The Government Returns to Fiscal Sanity

I generally avoid political posts on my finance blog. But, the recall election in Wisconsin offers such dramatic implications for the future of our nation, it deserves some objective analysis. […]

3rd Anniversary of the Credit CARD Act

Last week quietly marked the 3rd anniversary of the passage of the Credit CARD Act of 2009. This law reformed the credit card industry and prohibited most unfair practices. […]