With several years of economic downturn predicted, the organization has been encouraging the upwardly mobile to take a two year sabbatical overseas and return after market conditions improve. VSO volunteers typically help developing countries to build their education and health systems and the capacity of community organizations in areas such as human rights and income generation.
In both our white paper, Consumer Debt in the U. Sand in our article, Get Ready for Another Crisis: The Coming Credit Card Debt Meltdownwe gave our readers a full report on what we saw as another economic catastrophe in the making. The Gathering Storm The growing level of consumer debt in the U. But while the government has been focusing its attention on worldwide fallout from the mortgage debacle and the Wall Street greed, another storm is gathering on the horizon.
The Credit Card Debt Crisis: With the economy is such bad shape, the under-employed and over-extended will have no choice but to make ends meet using credit cards and piling up still more debt.
As we reported, banks have been doing the same thing with credit card debt as they did with mortgage-backed securities—packaging it up and selling it as securities to investors, including your pension fund. As cardholders continue to default, those who bought this packaged debt will take a serious hit.
And so will cardholders who are actually paying on time, or at least are trying to keep up. Credit card companies simply raise rates and fees — late fees, cash-advance fees, over-the-limit fees, you name it, there are fees for every occasion.
Some, like American Express, have gotten even more creative. What a sign of the times! Card companies used to lure us in with cash rewards, now, in an effort to write you and your debt off, they are willing to pay just to get rid of customers.
Does the government really want to stimulate our economy, unfreeze credit flow and restore the financial institutions?
Does it really want Main Street to get back on its feet? Who decided it was wise economics to raise interest rates on consumers who are already have a hard time paying down their debt, or to penalize those who pay on time? Congress is already focusing on bailing out the financial system, carmakers and state governments.
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