Quote:It has ever been my policy that if you can't afford something right at that time, you can't afford it at all.
It's not the policy of the coalition that have won all the recent elections.
It's not the policy of ANY of the political parties to do this. The Republicans are just as bad about spending money without funding it as the Dems are, when they are in the majority.
Maybe accurate, depending on the criteria. Consumer Reports does a good job, but you have to pay attention to what points they are evaluating.
. . . To be honest if you cancel and get a different credit card - that will impact your credit rating negatively.
You are better off canceling the one credit card if you are dead set about opening another one from a different company (and I can fully understand your dislike of these large credit card companies over a credit union).
But if you are concerned about your credit rating, having more credit cards can negatively impact your rating (basically you have the potential for greater debt).
And even so, Fox News is reporting a poll that shows 75% of Americans are "Very angry (50%) or "Angry (25%). Only 19% are "Not angry".
It is really sinful to indulge melancholy and discontent when the Almighty has been so bountiful to you.
While I appreciate your ideals, most folks have to work within the system. Idealism has its place, but so does taking care of one's kids.
So, people couldn't take care of their kids before Credit? How the hell did the human race make it to this point??
What's Idealistic is pretending that our national love for Stuff has no consequences, when we let that become the standard.