You hear about it every so often. The idea that we could wipe out the national debt with a single coin. The U.S. Mint has the authority to produce special edition coins of any face value. Those commercials for commemorative silver coins with the twin towers that go for $20 are actual currency, although the…
What is the Difference Between a Bill and a Debt?
After today’s brush with small claims court over an old hospital bill, I started to think about the nature of bills and debts. At what point does something cross the line from a bill to a debt? Are all bills a form of debt?
My Day in Small Claims Court
On Monday, I mentioned that I had to appear in court for a debt I was already paying. I had intended to write about the experience with tips if you ever found yourself in a similar situation. Well, good news, bad news situation. Bad news: I can’t write that post. Good news: I was able to avoid having to actually appear before a judge.
Is Financing Solar Power Practical?
Solar power can save you a great deal of money on your electricity bills every month. However, an array to attribute 100-percent of your current usage could cost quite a bit of money. This is especially true if you have a large family who is integrated with technology in various forms. Since the cost to implement solar arrays is so extravagant for large areas, can financing be an option to afford such construction?