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Footnote * from “The Debt Ceiling Explained”

The President can veto Congress’ budget, but Congress, with enough votes, can override that veto. So while negotiations may happen between the two branches if Congress can’t get enough votes to override a veto, ultimately the responsibility for government spending lies with Congress. They alone have the power to specify taxes and spending, while the […]

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Media & Money: Crash Course Media Literacy #5

Did you know Finding Dory made 486 million dollars in 2016? Or that Barack and Michelle Obama received 65 million dollars in advance of writing their newest books? Or that Beyonce made 105 million dollars in 2017? Those are the big bucks, people. Sure, media is a form of communication and the foundation of our […]

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How Chinese Debt & Business in China Have Evolved (w/ Fraser Howie)

FRASER HOWIE: My name’s Fraser Howie. I’m an independent analyst on China. And author of a number of books on the Chinese financial system, in particular, Red Capitalism, and then before that, Privatizing China. So I’ve been in Asia for about 25 years, primarily working in the financial sector– Hong Kong, Beijing, Hong Kong, again, […]

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OnPoint Community Credit Union | “Taylor & Russell” Commercial (2017)

We’ve always approached our relationship as a team. It’s really about supporting one another. Community is people. Community is relationships. It’s important to support local businesses. That’s why we were drawn to OnPoint. OnPoint is local. I started off opening up a checking account and I got a loan them, a credit card and it’s […]

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How to make money on the Forex market?

In order to make money on the Forex market you have to buy low and sell high, quite simple. Let’s have a look at the example: How much money can you theoretically make by trading currencies? Let’s assume that you have 1,000 US dollars on your trading account. The current exchange rate of Euro versus […]

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Good debt vs bad debt | Columbia College

Good debt vs bad debt. Debt is always a bad thing, right? Not necessarily. Debt is when you owe something to someone else. This could be as little as owing your friend $10 or having a loan for a new house. All debt has its risks, but sometimes the result are worth it. So what […]

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Is the Big Money Heading for Bitcoin? (w/ Meltem Demirors)

JUSTINE UNDERHILL: Meltem, thank you so much for joining us. You have quite the varied background. Could you take us a little bit through it? You actually started out in oil and gas, is that correct? MELTEM DEMIRORS: That’s right, that’s right. So I started my career trading commodities. I traded ethanol and methanol. And […]

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The Debt Limit Explained

The debt limit is kind of a financial weapon of mass destruction chained to the United States government by the United States government. Confused? Then it’s time for The United States debt limit Explained. To understand the debt limit you need to know the US splits financial responsibility between the president and congress. The president […]

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Understanding America’s Debt Problem

Good morning Hank, it’s Wednesday. We seem to have found ourselves in something of a debt crisis, and by we I don’t mean like, the vlogbrothers, I mean, like, the planet. I’ve already talked about sovereign debt problems in Europe; today I want to talk about the purported American debt crisis. But first let me […]

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