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Documentary:The Water Front (2007). This short documentary (53 minutes), tells the story of a Detroit suburb, known as the birthplace of the auto-industry. Before Detroit, its appointed emergency city manager Kevin Orr, and its financial collapse, there was Highland Park. In June 2001, due to the city’s mounting fiscal crisis, an emergency financial manager was… Read Article →

Documentary: The Queen of Versailles (2012). This film offers a peek into to the lives of a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis of 2008. With epic proportions of a Shakespearean tragedy, the film follows two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws… Read Article →

It’s been my experience that most folks don’t associate business ownership with being frugal. They automatically assume owning a business involves major expenses. While that can be true, that is not always the case. There are certain aspects to business ownership they’re unaware of or misunderstand. Tax Breaks: The idea of giving Uncle Sam one… Read Article →

Documentary: Fixing the Future (2012). In this documentary, David Brancaccio asks the question, “Do people exist to serve the economy, or should the economy exist to serve the people?” Mr. Brancaccio visits people and organizations across the country that are attempting to reinvent the American economy at the grass root level. These pioneers look to… Read Article →

Living frugally means more than simply looking for ways to spend less. According to dictionary.reference.com… fru • gal [froo-guhl] economical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful. Economical in use or expenditure might refer to spending less. However, how might a savvy individual save prudently and not be wasteful? Here are a… Read Article →

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