Report: 15 neglected expenses to insert into your budget


Even if you maintain an extensive budget, it can be pretty easy to accidentally omit one or two important expenses. A new report highlights 15 expenses that you often plan to forget about, such as quarterly bills, eating out and business … [Read more...]

Ron Paul urges more secessionist movements in U.S

Ron Paul - Photo By: Gage Skidmore

Last month, Scotland held a referendum to secede from a 300-year union with the British. After an enormous number of voters turned out, the country failed to gain its independence from the United Kingdom. The vote garnered global headlines and … [Read more...]

7 highest debt-to-GDP nations

US Currency

Forbes magazine released a new report Monday that ranked the seven nations with the highest debt-to-GDP ratios. Japan topped the list with 227.2 percent, while Greece (175.1 percent) and Italy (132.6 percent) were in second and third place, … [Read more...]

U.S. could spend $1.8 billion a month fighting ISIS: report

Iraq War

The United States military has already spent approximately $1 billion on its first wave of attacks against ISIS because the newest group is now deemed as a significant threat to the entire world. According to a new report from Center for Strategic … [Read more...]

Want to access your money? Be prepared to pay a pretty penny


A new study published by Bankrate.com has found that customers will pay up to five percent more this year if they wish to access their money at an ATM that is not owned and operated by their respective financial institution. On average, a banking … [Read more...]

Americans are spending again, and that isn’t a good thing

Credit Cards

The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis released a report Monday that found Americans’ appetite for spending amplified in the month of August, a finding that has many economists ecstatic and optimistic about the nation’s overall … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Sept. 22 to Sept. 28

In case you missed any of this week’s articles, here is a round-up of some of the most read pieces written by the Economic Collapse News staff: Video: Ron Paul, Tom Woods discuss libertarianism and its critics World Bank warns Ebola outbreak … [Read more...]

Americans growing concerned about outliving retirement savings


A common concern among Americans in all age demographics is not saving enough for retirement. With record-low savings rates, near-zero interest rates and not enough investors in the stock market, the retirement dream will eventually become just … [Read more...]

Poll: 36% of Americans had to cut back on food to save money in past year


What’s your opinion on the economy? Do you think the United States is on the right track or is it still spiraling out of control? Well, most Americans still think the U.S. economy is in a recession, and a growing number think the state of the country … [Read more...]

Financial author James Rickards: ‘World is in indefinite depression’


The next time that someone in Washington or Wall Street pontificates that the international economy is getting better should perhaps continue living in that bubble and avoid the reality. James Rickards, financial author of “The Death of Money: The … [Read more...]