Monthly Archives: August 2011

Money in the News: Stories that make me go “What the…”

MSN Money posts about Bloombergs lawsuit against the Federal Reserve to be allowed information on what money was spent via secret loans during the recession. NPR covers the same story. The Federal Reserve’s unprecedented effort to keep the economy from … Continue reading

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Success Story: Went from $20,000 Debt to $63,000 in Assets

Give me back my five bucks recently posted a story about how they saved for the down payment on their home. From when I graduated in 2006, up until the present (5 years), I grew my net worth from -$20,000 … Continue reading

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Money Drain: Payday Loan Cost Me $7200

When I was in my early 20’s and recently married, my husband and I were doing our best to make it out on our own for the first time while he was in the military. We ran into hard times … Continue reading

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