Blog Posts - Borrowing



How to Save More Money Like a Hipster

In a global culture influenced by bling-blings, gold teeth, and tons of cash, getting rich seems to be the epitome of living the “cool” life. Owning a Maserati, living in a mansion, traveling on a private jet… These scenarios just seem to come...
by Manila Reviews on Sep 16, 2016

Debt? It's Good To Be A Country!

Unlike consumers who are forced into bankruptcy and/or lose a home when they can no longer make the mortgage payments, countries have a much different system!They simply issue more debt!In the article, 'The 17 Countries With The Largest Debt-To-...
by The Political Commentator on Apr 4, 2016

Sewerage And The Debt Ceiling: An Analogy!

Think about the following statement concerning the nations ever-rising debt ceiling sent to The Political Commentator by one of the blogs fine readers...Now this is a political statement I love it when a complicated situation can be explained in...
by The Political Commentator on Apr 4, 2016

Peter Schiff: ‘The Dollar Is Going To Tank, And With It Is Going To Go The Standard Of Living Of America’

Peter Schiff, the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, appeared on the Alex Jones Show last Friday along with financial newsletter writer Harry S. Dent. Schiff, who correctly-called last decade’s housing crash and recent global economic crisis, was asked b...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 28, 2016

From My Other Blog: Jim Rogers, Martin Armstrong, And Jeff Thomas

The last couple of days I’ve published a few posts on a different blog of mine- Offshore Safe Deposit Boxes– which might interest Survival And Prosperity readers. They include: “Jim Rogers: ‘All Investors, Wherever They Are, Should Have S...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 26, 2016

Give Thanks if You Have One or More of These Financial Things

Everyone has had a period of time that they have felt bad about their current financial situation. However, it isn’t usually all that bad. Of course, it could be better, but always remember it could also be worse. There are a few things you may...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jan 26, 2016

Are Credit Unions Better Than Banks?

Many people have become fed up with banks’ behavior and fees. A large number of people have been looking into alternatives. Banks seem to be losing popularity with more and more people looking into credit unions each year. However, are credit u...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jan 12, 2016

Clues In Currency Exchange Rates

For a lot of investors who delve into the forex market, one of the most appealing factors is simplicity. In most cases, you can start out in forex through opening a mini account with your broker, allowing you to trade smaller amounts and thus risk le...
by Wealthymatters on Dec 17, 2015

What Does The Bible Say About Defaulting On Loans?

These days there are many offers to borrow money and these offers seem to target the ones who are least able to afford them.  It is tempting to think that you can take a loan and not worry about repaying; after all they are big corporations with...

Excessive household debt has made a comeback! (Study)

According to a study conducted by Card Hub, U.S. household debt in the form of credit cards has spiked higher in 2015!Is this spike in leverage a sign of consumer confidence with households taking on debt due to an optimistic...
by The Political Commentator on Sep 12, 2015

Peter Schiff: ‘The Whole U.S. Economy Is One Gigantic Bubble At This Point’

Back to finance and investing matters. In 2012, “crash prophet” Peter Schiff predicted Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve would attempt to inflate another asset bubble to revive the U.S. economy. The CEO and chief global strategist of Euro Paci...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 10, 2015

Other People’s Books

A copy of N.K. Jemisin’s The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, the first book in her Inheritance trilogy, sits on my bookshelf. I don’t remember buying it. I recall it being a title that someone lent to me, with the intention of … Continued You...
by Book Riot on Aug 21, 2015

Being Social

Hey guys! So today we had year 13 photos and house photos and I nearly chickened and gapped it, but I figured, I should stay, have a picture of me in a normal school with other normal people. And I did it I spent the entire day talking to people, wit...
by Family and School Blues on Aug 20, 2015

Chicago Public Schools Budget: Property Taxes Hiked To The Max

“Property tax hikes.” Something Chicagoans better get used to hearing in the coming years. Hal Dardick, Heather Gillers, and Juan Perez, Jr., reported on the Chicago Tribune website last night: Chicago Public Schools unveiled a budget Monday mean...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 11, 2015

Chicago Tribune: ‘Chicagoans Should Consider A Modest Property Tax Increase Inevitable’

Coming on the heels of last Thursday’s post and an earlier one about Chicago-area property/other taxes was an article by Chicago Tribune business columnist Melissa Harris entitled “Chicago isn’t Detroit- and it’s not going bankrupt.” In the...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 21, 2015

Peter Schiff Advises Americans, Greeks: ‘Don’t Hold On To Dollars, Just Like You’re Not Going To Hold On To Drachma’

Tuesday, the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, Peter Schiff, compared Greece’s financial situation with what’s going on in the United States. From his April 14 SchiffGold “Gold Videocast” entry on YouTube.com: The only difference between Greece an...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 14, 2015

Jim Rogers: ‘When This Ends, It’s Going To Be Much Worse Than The Last Time We Had A Big Collapse In The Financial Markets’

Investor Jim Rogers appeared on Bloomberg TV India last Friday. Anupriya Nair asked the CEO of Rogers Holdings about a number of financial/investing topics, including his outlook for emerging markets. The co-founder of the legendary Quantum Fund issu...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 29, 2015

Peter Schiff: ‘We Are Headed For A Huge Day Of Reckoning’

Disturbing words from Euro Pacific Capital’s Peter Schiff in his latest entry on the The Schiff Report video blog on YouTube.com. The man who correctly predicted the U.S. housing bust and economic crisis at the end of the last decade warned March 1...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 24, 2015

How to Live Debt Free Forever...

Today more people than ever are confused about their rights when it comes to debt. What do the new bankruptcy laws really say?  Can I avoid filing bankruptcy?  If I do file will there be a stigma attached and will that make getting new credit im...
by I Am Infinite Eternal... on Mar 12, 2015

Signs Of The Time, Part 82

I had a tough choice to make earlier tonight- either watch President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Speech, or finish up doing laundry. After all my clothes were put away, I saw on my Internet service provider’s home page some jibberish about ho...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 21, 2015


Trending Topics

Close