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Debt Free, Now What?

Back on February 2010, I became totally debt free, but now what? I thought that there would be a period where I would break even for a while, and then start to plow about $1,000 extra each month into investments!  So now that it’s seven months later and how much extra did I save or invest?  Not… Continue Reading

We Have It Easy, Remembering Debtor's Prison

Prior to the middle 19th Century, people that were in debt didn’t have the luxury of Bankruptcy!  The debtors that couldn’t pay their debt went to prison! Most of the history of Debtor’s Prison was from Europe, but the United States had Debtor’s Prisons too.  It wasn’t until 1833 that the US Federal government and… Continue Reading