All articles tagged: “Economy”

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Credit Card Debt To Rise $55.8 Billion By 2016

Credit Card Debt To Rise $55.8 Billion By 2016

You’ve been reading BadCredit.org all year, working on paying off your debt as our how-to guides help you achieve... read more »

Logan Ladnyk

By: Logan Ladnyk • 6/11/15

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Exploring the Credit Behaviors of Undocumented Immigrants

Exploring the Credit Behaviors of Undocumented Immigrants

In a nutshell: A new study from the University of New Mexico found many undocumented immigrants are severely... read more »

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By: BadCredit.org Staff • 5/1/15

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10 Most Innovative Consumer Advocacy Groups of 2015

10 Most Innovative Consumer Advocacy Groups of 2015

In a nation that offers such a broad scope of social, political and economic opportunity, it would seem that... read more »

Alexandra Leslie

By: Alexandra Leslie • 4/27/15

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Study: Lenient Bankruptcy Laws Make the Rich Invest Less

Study: Lenient Bankruptcy Laws Make the Rich Invest Less

In a nutshell: When bankruptcy exemption levels increase, the wealthy tend to invest less in risky unsecured... read more »

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By: BadCredit.org Staff • 4/24/15

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Research Explains Why Crashes Follow Lending Booms

Research Explains Why Crashes Follow Lending Booms

In a nutshell: A combination of overconfidence, selective memory and high liquidity explains why financial crises... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 4/21/15

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5 Takeaways from the 2015 Credit Card Landscape Report

5 Takeaways from the 2015 Credit Card Landscape Report

A traditional finance study may not seem like interesting reading, but we can learn a great deal about the typical... read more »

Linsey Knerl

By: Linsey Knerl • 4/10/15

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How Does the U.S. Government Calculate the National Debt?

How Does the U.S. Government Calculate the National Debt?

Experts can’t agree on the exact number, but analysts say the average American household has between $8,000 and... read more »

Gina Roberts-Grey

By: Gina Roberts-Grey • 3/9/15

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The 20 Hardest-Working Cities in America

The 20 Hardest-Working Cities in America

Over the past decade, there’s been quite a lot of talk about consumers’ stagnating wages — not only because the... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 3/5/15

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Total Student Loan Debt Climbs to $1.16 Trillion

Total Student Loan Debt Climbs to $1.16 Trillion

Americans are in debt…a lot of debt at that. Adding insult to injury is the news that the mountain of debt facing... read more »

Gina Roberts-Grey

By: Gina Roberts-Grey • 2/24/15

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Underwater: Household Finances After Hurricane Katrina

Underwater: Household Finances After Hurricane Katrina

2005 was a terrible year for New Orleans — Hurricane Katrina, a category five storm and meteorological juggernaut,... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 2/19/15

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11 Presidents Who Passed Landmark Consumer Finance Laws

11 Presidents Who Passed Landmark Consumer Finance Laws

President’s Day is a time to reflect on the accomplishments and leadership of our past commanders-in-chief. We... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 2/16/15

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The 20 Most Dangerous Cities to Own Property

The 20 Most Dangerous Cities to Own Property

Every year the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation releases data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program... read more »

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By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/27/15

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How Big Data and Credit Law Could Reinforce Inequality

How Big Data and Credit Law Could Reinforce Inequality

Is big data leveling the playing field in the modern-day consumer credit market, or is it doing more harm than... read more »

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By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/26/15

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America’s 15 Most Financially Irresponsible Cities

America’s 15 Most Financially Irresponsible Cities

Last month, we took at look at some of America’s most financially responsible cities. Drawing on data from... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/13/15

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America’s 20 Most Financially Responsible Cities

America’s 20 Most Financially Responsible Cities

Experian recently released its fifth annual State of Credit report, measuring the financial health of more than... read more »

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By: BadCredit.org Staff • 12/16/14

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Study Explores the Ottoman Empire’s Upside Down Lending System

Study Explores the Ottoman Empire’s Upside Down Lending System

A pair of researchers from Duke and Chapman Universities wondered: Why did Western Europe become an economic... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 12/9/14

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Study: Unemployment Insurance Prevented 1.4 Million Foreclosures

Study: Unemployment Insurance Prevented 1.4 Million Foreclosures

The easiest way to get bad credit is by not paying your bills. Anyone who’s missed even a single payment on their... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 10/1/14

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“Pound Foolish” Author Critiques Dark Side of Personal Finance

“Pound Foolish” Author Critiques Dark Side of Personal Finance

In a nutshell: Acclaimed author and journalist Helaine Olen takes an in-depth look at America’s personal finance... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 9/16/14

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80% of Millennials Scared Straight by Recession

80% of Millennials Scared Straight by Recession

The financial crisis and subsequent Great Recession of 2008 appears to shaping the long-term savings strategies of... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/1/14

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9 Financial TED Talks That Will Blow Your Mind

9 Financial TED Talks That Will Blow Your Mind

An invitation to give a TED Talk is a clear badge of honor in any field and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 6/11/14

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NY Fed: Household Debt Up 3rd Straight Quarter

NY Fed: Household Debt Up 3rd Straight Quarter

While many Americans continue to repair their finances following the Great Recession, the overall amount of... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 5/26/14

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Which County Has the Highest Income Gap?

Which County Has the Highest Income Gap?

Income inequality in America has been out of the headlines for the most part since the Occupy Wall Street movement... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/10/14

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Study: Average Consumer Has $27,000 Worth of Debt

Study: Average Consumer Has $27,000 Worth of Debt

Americans know all about consumer debt – sometimes it seems like we almost invented it. But the fact is our... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/17/14

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Credit Crisis Made Worse By Banks That Wouldn’t Take Risks

Credit Crisis Made Worse By Banks That Wouldn’t Take Risks

According to a recent study conducted by a group of Cambridge researchers, the credit crisis of 2008 and beyond may... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/6/14

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10 Best Economy Blogs

10 Best Economy Blogs

Our 10 Best Economy Blogs were selected for their strength at providing concise, thoughtful and consistent advice.... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 2/26/14

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