Articles by jmolito

Debt, Diets, and Dinosaurs

Overeating and debt have a lot in common.  Like the facility of chugging ice-cold eggnog, it’s easy to charge things on your credit card in a frenzy of impulse buys. For instance, the act of going to the grocery store on an empty stomach can encompass both gluttony and spendthrift. As your stomach is growling
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Refined Debt

Do you ever wonder if refined, British people can, in actuality, really be the product of massive amounts of personal debt? But of course. On November 20, RT News reported that the “total personal debt in the U.K. has reached record highs – 1.4 trillion pounds, a new report has shown.” The article goes on
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Small Business Debt

Opening up a small business always seems like a good idea: it helps the local economy, provides jobs and lets you, the owner, do something that you’re passionate about. In fact, Freedom Debt Relief started out as a small business with only five employees. Now, while we are a mid-sized company, our passion for debt
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Credit, Debt, and Relief

Do you ever look at the word debt and wonder where it came from? It’s a pretty ugly word and the placement of that silent ‘b’ is misleading at best, but that’s the way debt rolls: subtly. And credit cards most certainly operate under the same MO, with hidden fees operating under the guise of
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Wise About Debt

Do you ever browse your credit card statements from months ago and reflect on how you got into debt in the first place? Well, if you’re like me, you did this last Friday. I do not have massive amounts of debt, but I do have the ever-revolving $1,000.00 that I owe to Barclays. Looking over
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Save Money or Shop Local?

Save money or shop local? Here is my case for community retailers. Within the past year, I have read about three stories from the Atlantic Monthly concerning JC Penney’s decline.  While all different in scope (the second, brief article postured how the tea kettle featured on a billboard in California bore an abstract resemblance to
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