August 13, 2022
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Monthly Archives: August 2022

Life events, not bad decisions, can contribute to financial hardship | On your debt

by on August 9, 2022 0
Almost everyone feels less stressed and happier when financially stable. Unfortunately, when this stability is shaken, problems that started small could become insurmountable sooner than expected. As a result, you may have found yourself in a difficult financial situation that you thought would last temporarily, but now you don’t know if you will recover.... Read More

People trying to avoid legal usury: credit card balances, delinquencies, third-party collections, and second-quarter bankruptcies

by on August 4, 2022 0
Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL) lenders face a tougher reality. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Credit card balances jumped $46 billion to $887 billion in the second quarter, which was still down 4.3% from the peak in the fourth quarter of 2019 and was just a hair above what it was in 2008, despite 14 years... Read More

Why Jordy Dwyer is passionate about improving Indigenous financial literacy

by on August 2, 2022 0
Jordy Dwyer is passionate about helping Indigenous Australians improve their financial well-being. The 30-year-old Wiradjuri, who grew up on the NSW Central Coast, now works as a community engagement and projects officer at the First Nations Foundation. The registered charity provides financial education to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It’s important and rewarding... Read More