Economically Maladjusted.

Debt. The sub prime crisis. Interest rate hikes - another, then another, then another, and why not another. Supposed to lower inflation, but guess what? It's still rising. Everyone pays on credit cards because they have no cash. Some interest rates are above 20%. By the time you pay off the balance you have paid... Continue Reading →

Money Too Tight To Mention.

My neighbour, Lawrie, whom I've mentioned before - young, idealistic, budding political activist - has an older sister. Kristen is 24 and still lives at home, which is probably a good thing considering her spending history. On the weekend she came clean with her parents, it was an intervention of sorts. She has a $32,000... Continue Reading →

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