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The Myth: American’s Have Learned to Avoid Debt


So much of what you hear about the recent economic trends of people learning grand lessons about avoiding debt, are just not true. While the level of unsecured consumer debt has decreased over these past four years, it’s not as if that was some grand American consumer awakening. No, that was the result of poor economic times and a lack ... Read More »

    What Took You Guys So Long to Become Mexican?

    In this age of cutting back and doing more with less, I thought this report from NPR made a clever point that be frugal is nothing new. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

      I’m Saving Money But Having Fun, Without Being Frugal. All So I Don’t Have to Work.


      First off, let me be perfectly clear that I think that being too frugal, sucks. I remember some time ago I was chatting with my friend Michelle Singeltary, who writes for the Washington Post, and she was telling me about all sorts of frugal tips readers had shared with her. Right or wrong, I am not cutting the tops off ... Read More »

        Here’s some real financial advice you can really use: keep spending

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        Here's some financial advice you can really use: keep spending Ottawa Citizen,  Canada - 22 minutes ago Don't pile up credit card debt , they say. Live within your means. Take any job to bring in some money, even if it means bagging groceries. ... Read More »

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