9 signs you're in debt denial
You may think you've learned your lesson from the Great Recession, but if you're guilty of any of these unwise money choices, you may be fooling yourself.
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The joke is on those who thought they were doing all the right things. Turns out those who were being responsible and following a budget they could afford before real estate prices crashed and unemployment set in get squashed.
Once again, those who get up everyday and go to work, pay their bills on time, and spend only what they can afford are kicked in the teeth when they get a few months behind due to circumstances beyond their control. And then there is no way to dig out of that hole the banks and credit bureaus bury you in. All the "support" is for the lazy and irresponsible. Maybe the answer is just to join them and let someone else pick up the tab!
...Eventually there won't be anyone left to pay the bill.
This is hysterical coming from MSN. Why don't they send this to BO. Every symptom that is mentioned is being ignored by our holy commander and chief financial disaster officer of the United States.
You get the latest from him? He says Congress pays the bills. He's just an innocent, naïve guy like the rest of us. He's spending our money and we're cheering him on and blaming everyone else.
food chains selling you burger for $1
yet those freakin chains making BILLIONS $
YOU MUST ALL KNOW BY NOW.. The retailers
are brainwashing us 24/7.. Americans are suckers
shallow..they often crap just because saw some ads
some where..thats why America is so screwed up
..just learn Chines and SHUT UP.
I totally disagree with the "bought a new car to save gas...." denial. I will make this short:
I own a very large diesel guzzling truck I need & use for farm use. When the price of diesel "shot" past regular unleaded prices I purchased a small car for about 18k. My breakeven point between the price of diesel (based on my truck mileage) and price of gas (plus cost of car & insurance) was a little over 50 months. I have been seeing the benefits for over 2 years now. Of course, you need to hang on to a vehicle for a while to see a return as I have. ALWAYS obtain a breakeven analysis prior to making a purchase!!
isn't that easy.? .you don't need expensive cosmetics..try Avon..works just fine...great colors, too.
you also don't need a big diamond if you're getting married and a big wedding..do what
you can afford!! Afford is the word here folks...the person is more important than the wedding
and have $$$ in the bank if you're getting married or living together..
Thanks for listening ! Rose in Las Vegas, NV
paycheck to pay check with no promise for next week----Duh'Oh!
I owe publishers clearing house more than I can pay today or tomorrow, do not need a mortgage and cards to be sinking!
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