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33 AD, the First Consumer Debt Banking Collapse and Financial Panic

The following piece by Bryan Taylor from Global Financial Data is brilliant. It demonstrates that money troubles and problem debt are nothing new. The turmoil you and others might be feeling today is the same internal shame, fear, and struggles people have been dealing with since the beginning of time. Tiberius ruled the Roman Empire … Read more

Easy Credit, Nothing New. See These Old Ads.

Here are a couple of old radio ads, one from 1938 and one from 1952, both advertising easy credit to purchase the products. I really enjoyed the 1952 television ad with all the same techniques used today to sell credit. Look for: Pay as little as 35 cents a day after a small down payment … Read more