Personal Finance

Does President Trump Have A Mysterious Creditor Influencing His Decisions? (VIDEO)

Does President Trump Have A Mysterious Creditor Influencing His Decisions? (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump promised several times during the campaign to release his tax returns, but as everyone knows, he never did. But he did release a financial disclosure form as required by law for all candidates for federal office. That form revealed that Trump owes approximately $713 million to 16 different debtors. These debts, by themselves, obviously […]

The Sneaky Conniving Way Ivanka Got Tiffany Trump More $$$ For ‘Privileges’ (VIDEO)

The Sneaky Conniving Way Ivanka Got Tiffany Trump More $$$ For ‘Privileges’ (VIDEO)

At first glance, when reading the story about Tiffany Trump and her plight to ask daddy for financial assistance, you almost feel sorry for her, but then you realize the poor daughter of millionaire Marla Maples can’t possibly be hurting that bad. Big sister Ivanka Trump, in an excerpt from her first book, The Trump […]

Somebody MIGHT Be Looking Into Trump’s Ties To Russia

Somebody MIGHT Be Looking Into Trump’s Ties To Russia

For now, it doesn’t look like that Republicans in either the House or Senate are serious about delving into Donald Trump’s myriad links to Russia. While the Republicans are content with letting the regular standing committees handle any review, the Democrats have demanded the appointment of a bipartisan select committee that would be solely devoted […]

Bill Offers Disabled Vets Disability AND Retirement Pay – What’s The Catch? (VIDEO)

Bill Offers Disabled Vets Disability AND Retirement Pay – What’s The Catch? (VIDEO)

Valentine’s day came with a lot of love for our Veterans, as a bill to allow disabled vets to receive all of their pay entitlements gained support from nine additional Congress members. This brings the total amount of co-sponsors of the bill to 35! We should keep a watch on this. This could be great […]

Living Liberal In Coal Country- Trump’s Appeal To West Virginia Voters (VIDEO)

Living Liberal In Coal Country- Trump’s Appeal To West Virginia Voters (VIDEO)

Being a liberal, I am a loyal fan of Real Time with Bill Maher. The last two episodes contain references about West Virginia. In light of Congress’ latest move to lift protections of streams from coal mining, I began to research. Like most liberals, I assumed the “silent majority” was simply code for dormant racists who […]

Ethics Paperwork Still Missing For Trump’s Billionaire Buddies (VIDEO)

Ethics Paperwork Still Missing For Trump’s Billionaire Buddies (VIDEO)

As inauguration day draws closer and closer, there is still a lot to be done for Team Trump. Many of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks are headed to Capitol Hill this week for confirmation hearings, but most of them have yet to submit financial and ethical reports to Congress that are vital to the vetting […]

Trump’s Filthy Rich Cabinet: He Never Cared About Middle Class (VIDEO)

Trump’s Filthy Rich Cabinet: He Never Cared About Middle Class (VIDEO)

Donald Trump ran for President as a populist. He won the primaries because he appealed to the little guys. He appealed to their fears about their income stagnation. He walked away with the Presidency because he convinced enough gullible Americans that Hillary Clinton was just another Wall Street insider with too many ties to those […]

Dem Senators: Education Nominee Betsy DeVos Should Pay Election Law Fines (TWEET)

Dem Senators: Education Nominee Betsy DeVos Should Pay Election Law Fines (TWEET)

If you thought that the Republicans were the party of law and order, think again. Common Dreams and the Washington Post report that Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, ran a Political Action Committee (PAC) that deliberately violated Ohio election law and never paid the fine the state imposed. Five Democratic senators wrote a letter […]

Trump Stock Sale Just The Tip Of The Conflict Of Interest Iceberg (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump Stock Sale Just The Tip Of The Conflict Of Interest Iceberg (TWEET/VIDEO)

On December 6, 2016, Jason Miller, a spokesperson for President-elect Donald Trump, told the press that Trump had sold “all his stocks” last June. The Washington Post reports that campaign finance disclosure forms filed in May of this year showed that Trump’s holdings in publicly traded companies were worth about $40 million as of December 2015. What’s The […]

‘I Wish I Hadn’t Voted’: Trump Voter Betrayed, Treasury Pick Foreclosed On Her Home (VIDEO)

‘I Wish I Hadn’t Voted’: Trump Voter Betrayed, Treasury Pick Foreclosed On Her Home (VIDEO)

Teena Colebrook is like millions of other Americans. She paid her mortgage and other bills on time. She worked hard, and she invested her earnings. In fact, the California woman invested in real estate. She owned her home, and also two rental units. Those rental units in her triplex provided her main source of income. You […]

Trump Settles Lawsuits Over Bogus Trump University, Forking Over Millions (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Trump Settles Lawsuits Over Bogus Trump University, Forking Over Millions (TWEETS/VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump has said that he does not settle lawsuits; like many things Trump says, however, this is simply not true. Trump’s latest example comes this morning, as he has agreed to pay a $25 million legal settlement for the civil cases against Trump University. This comes despite the fact that he once said: […]

5 Ways Trump Is A Disaster For The Poorest Americans

5 Ways Trump Is A Disaster For The Poorest Americans

President Obama was a great president for the poor. As The Atlantic notes, there were three main moves he made to reduce income inequality: The Affordable Care Act reduced the rate of uninsured Americans from 16 percent to nine percent The 2009 stimulus bill included a lot of tax benefits for poor Americans, raising their […]

WTF?! The Man Who Turned A Blind Eye To Madoff Might Become Treasury Secretary (VIDEO)

WTF?! The Man Who Turned A Blind Eye To Madoff Might Become Treasury Secretary (VIDEO)

reIt’s already been amply demonstrated that Donald Trump’s vow to “drain the swamp” in Washington is a transparent lie. His transition team is full of the very lobbyists against whom he railed on the campaign trail. Additionally, his own children will play prominent roles in the transition while running the blind trust that will oversee the Trump real […]

While Donald Rakes In Donations From Poor Supporters, His Wealthy Kids Give ZILCH (VIDEO)

While Donald Rakes In Donations From Poor Supporters, His Wealthy Kids Give ZILCH (VIDEO)

If money talks, the Trump kids’ lack of donations to their father’s presidential campaign speaks volumes. Despite the fact that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s children are frequent surrogates for their father, they have not dug into their wallets for his White House run. According to The Daily Beast, the sum total of donations from Trump’s […]

Wells Fargo Ex-CEO’s Stock Trading Raises HUGE Red Flags (VIDEO)

Wells Fargo Ex-CEO’s Stock Trading Raises HUGE Red Flags (VIDEO)

John Stumpf’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad fall may be about to get worse. On Wednesday, he was forced to resign as chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo amid a growing outcry surrounding the opening of bogus checking and credit card accounts. Now, with the ink just starting to dry on Stumpf’s resignation, there […]

BuzzFeed Posted Thousands Of Trump’s Bankruptcy Pages – Here Are 9 Things We Know (VIDEO)

BuzzFeed Posted Thousands Of Trump’s Bankruptcy Pages – Here Are 9 Things We Know (VIDEO)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump guards his financial information closely. But documents detailing his business bankruptcies during the 1990s are now available online. The documents, uploaded by BuzzFeed on Wednesday, were previously available only in the bankruptcy court archives. Together, they provide an in-depth look at three major Trump bankruptcies: the Trump Taj Mahal Casino, […]

REPORT: Public Records Reveal ‘Job Creator’ Trump Failed At Keeping Casino Workers Employed

REPORT: Public Records Reveal ‘Job Creator’ Trump Failed At Keeping Casino Workers Employed

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and self professed job creator, has boasted he’s hired tens of thousands of people. Well, that may be true to an extent, but don’t believe the hype. Trump’s casinos were worse than his competitors at employing people. Trump claims at least in part, he’d be a great president because he […]

Trump’s Leaked Tax Return Explains Why He’s Sooooo Eager To End Estate Tax (VIDEO)

Trump’s Leaked Tax Return Explains Why He’s Sooooo Eager To End Estate Tax (VIDEO)

This week, The New York Times released some of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s tax records that they received in the mail. It was part of a tax return leak from 1995. Trump’s second wife, Marla Maples, may have leaked it, but we don’t know for sure. The return said that Trump lost $916 million. Here are […]

Real Billionaire Mark Cuban SLAMS Trump, Implies He Is Not ‘Patriotic’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

Real Billionaire Mark Cuban SLAMS Trump, Implies He Is Not ‘Patriotic’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump claims he is really so rich and really so good at business. He promises his cult of followers that he will make them “so rich.” At the presidential debate last week, Trump said he was “smart” for avoiding paying his taxes. Some of his tax records from 1995 have been leaked, […]

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