Tag: banking

Debt Agreement: Profiting from desperation

There was about $50,000 in credit card debts. Electricity company, gas company… There are over $20,000 worth of traffic fines. People are in really vulnerable circumstances. They’re overloaded with debt, they’re wanting to get a solution. I think the debt agreement industry is actually doing a really good job. It was a very money-driven company […]

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How Can the US Keep a Trillion Dollar Debt?

If you look at countries with the most debt compared to their GDP the USA is not top of the list, and we could say that’s a good thing for the country. That’s because when it seems that a country is unable to pay the money back it could lead to panic and hamper economic […]

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Where Does Money Come From?

we live in a world based on money but why do we need it and where does it come from in part one of this therapy session we talked about value creation and trade if you haven’t seen it watch it first the story could have ended right there with all of us creating our […]

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Hey It’s Ascentra!

You want a credit union that serves you and the community? Well let me tell ya about Ascentra. When it comes to community, have no fear. Ascentra Credit Union is here. Always giving back to those in need. With scholarships to help you succeed. And Ascentra has its own foundation making the difference since its […]

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Redwood Credit Union: Employee Spotlight – Marissa

My name is Marissa, and I work in Insurance Services as an Insurance Administrator. Redwood Credit Union definitely encourages us to develop. They offer a lot of classes that are just built right in that we can take at any time. You can go to school and they’ll help you pay for it. There’s just […]

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Non institutional Lenders & Borrowing Costs

There are also non-institutional lenders from whom you can borrow. In general, the cost of that money that you would be borrowing from the non-institutional lenders is going to be significantly more expensive. In other words, you’re going to be usually paying higher interest rates, higher loan fees. Sometimes that’s worth it. Sometimes you need […]

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Redwood Credit Union: Our Humble Beginnings

In 1950, seven employees of the County of Sonoma in California came together to form a credit union. They primarily wanted to provide bridge loans to each other to make ends meet between paychecks. The articles of incorporation were signed in January of 1950. The charter was received on February 21st of that same year, […]

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Women in Trades | Credit Unions of BC

[mechanical noises] I’m Nicole Lees and I’m a plumber. [mechanical noises] My name’s Lindy Monahan. I developed a joinery program for Okanagan College. Safer the better, right? [mechanical noises] The Women in Trades Training initiative is a program to help women have access to careers in the skill trade. [mechanical noises] We run two streams […]

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How Money Is Made | How Stuff Is Made | Refinery29

The American dream is a house, a car, and money. (upbeat music) Moolah, cash, dollars, dough. No matter what you call it, how you make it or how you feel about it, one in three Americans thinks more about money than any other topic on a given day. The word “money,” I associate with greed. […]

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