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From income inequality to minimum wage to personal finance issues, we want you to feel comfortable with the solutions we present. Context is important.

Break Up the Banks

May 30, 2017 Brian V. Lee

We should break up the banks. Only the full separation of depository banking and investment banking can protect consumer savings from banks’ naked speculation. Our nation needs a modern-day Glass-Steagall Act, the Depression-era banking system repealed in 1999. Commercial banks should [ . . . ]

Living for the City [Live] — Stevie Wonder

May 28, 2017 Brian V. Lee

A boy is born in hard time Mississippi Surrounded by four walls that ain’t so pretty His parents give him love and affection To keep him strong, moving in the right direction Living just enough, just enough for the city [ . . . ]

Don’t Get Mad — Get Paid

May 22, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Most of the civil litigation clients who come to see me want some person or company to pay them. You may be angry that the defendant has broken a contract or otherwise failed to deliver on some promise or warranty. You [ . . . ]

Just Got Paid — ZZ Top

May 21, 2017 Brian V. Lee

I just got paid today Got me a pocket full of change Said, I just got paid today Got me a pocket full of change If you believe like workin’ hard all day Just step in my shoes and take [ . . . ]

7 Uncommon Bankruptcy Assets

May 16, 2017 Brian V. Lee

When you declare bankruptcy, you must be honest in your statements. You must list all of your property, even the most uncommon bankruptcy assets. List your assets in Schedule A/B. Be sure to include all real property, vehicles, inventory, home [ . . . ]

Satisfied Mind — Jeff Buckley

May 14, 2017 Brian V. Lee

How many times have you heard someone say, “If I had money, I’d do things my way?” But little they know that it’s so hard to find One rich man with a satisfied mind Money can’t buy back your youth [ . . . ]

Are You Meeting Your Financial Goals?

May 11, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Are you meeting your financial goals? More specifically, are you saving enough to meet your financial goals? The CEO of insurance giant Assurant recently observed: The reality is, half of Americans can’t afford to write a $500 check. Assurant CEO [ . . . ]

Money Don’t Matter 2 Night — Prince

May 7, 2017 Brian V. Lee

One more card and it’s 22 Unlucky 4 him again He never had respect 4 money, it’s true That’s why he never wins That’s why he never, ever has enough 2 treat his lady right He just pushes her away [ . . . ]

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