Posts Tagged ‘consumer debt’

Consumer Debt is a Slaver with a Pretty Face

Are you a voluntary slave to the monthly payment? Most Americans are to some extent. Take a moment to calculate exactly how much of your money is tied up paying interest to institutions that loaned you money for another new car, a bigger house, a kickin’ stereo, or a tropical vacation. The problem with this […]


The 10 Most Fiscally Irresponsible States

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-792" title="2345895971_e8cd13e980_m" src="" alt="" width="240" height="160" />Sometimes the best way to get someone to change a bad habit is by exposing them publicly. Well, when it comes to fiscal irresponsibility, the federal government wins, hands down. No single state in the union can hold a candle to Uncle Sam's raging, decades-long <a href="" target="_blank">spendathon</a>. But there are ten states that have distinguished themselves from the pack via the means of their citizens racking up a tremendous amount of debt. The following list comes to us courtesy of <a href="" target="_blank">Moneywatch</a>.