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The economy is booming. But are Americans ready for the next recession?

The economy is booming. But are Americans ready for the next recession?

October 2, 2018

Need a few thousand bucks? Get a loan fast online. Need a mortgage? Apply for one on your phone. Have questions for your bank? Chat with a robot instead of a teller. The way Americans interact with the financial system has changed dramatically over the last 10 years. And yet, for all the technologi...

Credit Cards Are Back, But In A More Sensible Way

Credit Cards Are Back, But In A More Sensible Way

November 1, 2014

By Kevin G. Hall McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — America’s torrid love affair with the credit card appears over. In its place is a less passionate, more stable relationship. Wild spending and mounting personal debt characterized the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. The subsequent...

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