"Derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction."
5 years after the financial crisis of 2008, Wall Street is still involved in many of the same destructive activities that they were involved with before the crash. What's more, they still have the explicit backing of government officials in Washington D.C.
Here are a few simple solutions each citizen can take to help remedy this problem:
1) Invest in passively managed retirement funds instead of actively managed
2) Refuse to vote for politicians who've sold themselves to Wall Street.
3) Support local lenders (community banks and credit unions).
Via Occupy Wall St., via Occupy Our Homes. Be sure to check out their website for more information on how you can support on-going occupations to save homes from foreclosure, including active campaigns like this one to save the home of Read more...
May is Move Our Money Month.
Bank Local! http://fthebanks.org
Will we continue down the path to less freedom, less free time, and more stress. More bills, more greed, environmental destruction. Will we allow the 1% to get away with Read more...
OccupyOurHomes is working with a Minneapolis family in an effort to try to save their home from foreclosure by USBank:
John Vinje and Lucinda Adams-Vinje bought their home in 2008 for 148,000. Their payment was roughly $1,300 per month on Read more...