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Old 09-06-2012, 02:53 PM
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Originally Posted by voip-ninja View Post
Ultimately what people can "afford" is dictated by their understanding of finances (often poor) as well as what banks say they can "afford" (often very poor barometer of reality). A banks goal is to have you leveraged to the hilt with no money saved for the future, because they could care less if you can ever retire, they just want you paying interest forever... ever have a Bank tell you that you're a "bad customer" because you pay your notes off early and never incur extra interest or late fees? Yeah, that's happened to me with certain nameless (Chase Bank) banks in Manhattan.

It's not hard to understand this IF you have a basic grasp of economics. Remember also that we think for the last 20 years that it's far more important to teach kids computer skills than how to balance a checkbook.
I did have one guy get mean with me on the phone then he saw my parent linked account which happened to be a premiere account and he changed his tude on the fly

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