Inexpensive Wines and Student Loans – Ask Steve – Episode 1

This week on Ask Steve I answer reader and viewer questions on how to find an inexpensive wine and what to do about student loans if you are unemployed. In the first question my team and I tasted ten of the least expensive wines in an attempt to find some good deals for little money. … Read more

Dan Ariely and I Sit Down and Talk About the Behavioral Economics of Getting Out of Debt

Dan Ariely, a world recognized behavioral economist and I had an opportunity recently to sit down and talk about a number of issues and underlying unconscious choices that lead people in debt to make good or bad decisions in dealing with debt. Dan talks about the mistakes the financial services industry makes and the best … Read more

Financing the American Family – 1935

This 1935 film was presented by Household Finance Corporation to help promote their loans. It gives a history of how money is used and has great shots of busy city streets. The answer to modern family financial troubles is a loan. The husband is turned away by the big mean bank who can’t help him … Read more

Manifesting Money

Here is a video I wanted to archive for you on the approach of the law of attraction and manifesting money. This is an approach I’ve heard many times before and this short video gives an introductory overview of manifesting your way out of debt. [flashvideo file=/wp-content/uploads/Manifesting-Prosperity.flv /] To see more videos and films about … Read more

Buried by Debt (2005) – Film

“Buried by Debt: The Dangers of Borrowing” is a 2005 educational video designed to raise awareness about the practice of abusive lending and to let borrowers know how they can protect themselves. [flashvideo file=/wp-content/uploads/Buried-by-Debt-2005.flv /] To see more videos and films about money credit and debt, that I picked for you to see, click here.

The Homeless Project – Part 3

This is the third and final video in a series we shot to help get a new perspective on money, credit, and debt problems. I selected a series of questions sent in through the GetOutOfDebt.org site and we went out and asked some homeless people if they would be willing to participate in this project … Read more

Shop-o-nomics: “Which Grocery Store Has The Lowest Prices?”

Two years ago today Steve put together and published a comparison shop of major wholesale food clubs, local grocery stores and convenient marts to find the lowest prices for staple items needed in kitchens and households. Today, 730 days later, we bring to you our 2010 Grocery Store Price Comparison Video. Last week Steve and … Read more

Shop-O-Nomics: How the Missing Dollar Sign Makes You Spend More

I’m giving your reading muscles a break today and instead of writing you an article here’s a video based on a study put out by Cornell University in 2009 about the “Effects of Menu-price Formats on Restaurant Checks“. The study suggested that people were more inclined to purchase and spend more if the dollar sign … Read more

The Homeless Project – Part 2 [Video]

This is the second video in a series we shot to help get a new perspective on money, credit, and debt problems. I selected a series of questions sent in through the GetOutOfDebt.org site and we went out and asked some homeless people if they would be willing to participate in this project and share … Read more

The Homeless Project – Part 1

This is the first video in a series we shot to help get a new perspective on money, credit, and debt problems. I selected a series of questions sent in through the GetOutOfDebt.org site and we went out and asked some homeless people if they would be willing to participate in this project and share … Read more