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originally posted by: annoyedpharmacist
originally posted by: FamCore
a reply to: toysforadults
We also have 1.53 trillion in student loan debt and over $1 trillion in auto loan debt...
Not to mention usdebtclock.org...
But nobody seems to care... tick.. tock...
the student loans are a killer. there are so many people out there that are just not paying them back. I make a decent amount of money, and still have trouble paying back the extensive loans accrued over the years.......cost of education needs to come WAY down imo.
originally posted by: network dude
Credit is of the devil. It takes a long time to learn that for most. If you go back to the old school teachings, you find that buying what you can afford to with cash, and not buying the things you can't afford with credit, will yield much better results over the long haul. yes, it makes thing take longer, and the instant satisfaction we all crave just ins't there, but when you look back at what you owe, it's nice to see a very small number there. Most need a mortgage. Get a small one. that may mean you don't get the big house you wanted. Buy a car, pay it off, and keep it for a while.
It seems as if I heard this all before, perhaps from my parents and grand parents......but what did they know?
SELL WHEN EVERYONE IS BUYING
originally posted by: LSU2018
a reply to: CriticalStinker
Our electricity has stayed relatively the same. Natural gas went down dramatically when gas prices dropped and is still pretty low.
originally posted by: ttobban
I presume that the last quarter of 2018 running high on the credit card balances increased drastically because of the government shutdown. Everything but mortgages can be put on a card.