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By Stephen Pederson

So Who Owns Your Debt and How Much did They Pay for it? In January of 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a report on the Debt Buying Industry.  If you do not know this already, companies will sell the debts owed to them to other companies.  Often, this…

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By Stephen Pederson

Hands and Feet Kill More People than Assault Rifles – FBI In recent weeks, the rhetoric and emotion surrounding firearms has been intense.  Horrible tradgedies tend to give rise to emotion and emotional responses…

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By Stephen Pederson

All Time High in Distrust of Media Since Poll Began – Gallup Early in the fall of 2012, Gallup, Inc. – the renown survey company – updated a survey on how much Americans trusted the mass media (defined as newspapers, television and radio).  The question referred to how the media…

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By Stephen Pederson

Putting the Government Debt in Perspective

A picture of a wooden nickel.

What the Dollar is Worth?

Have you ever wondered what a trillions dollars really looks like?  I mean, what does it mean in normal human terms?  A trillion dollars is so much money how does an average citizen even compute what a trillion dollars is?

Well, since the US government is now in debt at $17.4 trillion dollars we thought it was relevant to all America people because we will be paying for it for generations to come.

The people at www.Heritage.org have put together a little video to put things in perspective.  Warning: this is mind-boggling.

 

 

Watch the video here:

 

video courtesy of www.Heritage.org

picture courtesy of www.morguefile.com 

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By Stephen Pederson

What the Politicians Won’t Tell You About Minimum Wage Every couple of years you will hear a discussion in the media about minimum wage earners in the U.S.  A politician or party will try to make a name for itself putting forth a movement to increase the minimum wage to…

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By Stephen Pederson

Who said you can’t get rich in politics? The Washington Post reported on a recent income census: the 2011 American Community Survey released in late 2012.  According to…

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