Category Archives: Personal Finance

The debt trap

Yesterday’s post sparked a lot of interest among my readers so I thought I would follow it with some information about the debt crisis facing many Americans. Here are some statistics being reported about debt in 2019. Consumer debt recently … Continue reading

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Dealing with personal debt

Years ago I used to list all my debts for the month and write out to the side which week I would pay each one. The list of creditors was quite long, and some months the money didn’t go far … Continue reading

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Nonessential Employees

As the government shutdown continues the news media focuses a great deal on those workers who have been laid off without pay and those who are required to work during the shutdown without pay. The number of such employees, according … Continue reading

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