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The economic landscape of the United States has changed dramatically since the 1960s. Especially, in the arena of fatherhood. The roles of the father and the mother are not so clear cut as they were half a century ago. These changes have come with significant economic implications. Importantly, many of the new Dads can’t simply … Continue reading Changing Landscape for Dads
Ask the average person about her smartphone, and the odds are better than even that she’ll be able to recite the make, model, and salient features such as battery life and camera quality. She may even be in a position to rank the phone relative to other handsets and to make a recommendation as to … Continue reading Do Financial Regulations Decrease Financial Literacy?
Imagine what your life could be like if for any situation you could enjoy the upside without suffering any of the downside. Say you love the color yellow, but it totally washes out your skin tone. Or, perhaps you really want to Keep Up With The Kardashians but unfortunately there aren’t enough hours in the … Continue reading Ready To Risk It All Part I, Options Pricing
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) payday lending rule goes into effect next week. The rule has two parts: Payday lenders must “reasonably determine” the borrower’s ability to repay the loan. This includes taking the borrower’s credit history and spending habits into account when making a loan. Payday lenders cannot attempt to withdraw payment from … Continue reading New Payday Loan Rules: Well-Intentioned With Heavy Baggage