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 V.16 No.49 | December 6 - 12, 2007 
Rex Barron

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Plastic People

How we became a nation of debtors, and how we can find our way out

When it's in the mailbox, ornamenting the roadside and drenching most of our entertainment, it doesn't take long to recognize a labyrinthine media barrage promoting endless and conspicuous consumption. We are what we buy, and in a free market society where business doesn't always live by the golden rule, when others win when you lose, it's easy to find yourself burned. Often that burn comes by way of incinerating little pieces of hologram-emblazed plastic--using fake money like it's real.

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Small Change

Financial advice on credit and debt from UNM finance professor Emmanuel Morales-Camargo

Emmanuel Morales-Camargo is an assistant professor at the University of New Mexico with a Ph.D. in Finance. While his teaching areas include financial institutions and systems research, before he came to our fair state last year, Professor Morales-Camargo was the educational adviser to an organization at the University of Arizona that provides free personal finance education. He is also an aspiring author of a case study book on financial literacy. We put his money mind to use, extracting valuable information about how to deal with debt.

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Today's Events

Art Fight 21: Summer Block Party at Tractor Brewing Wells Park

Live music featuring Raashan Ahmad of Crown City Rockers, Burque SOL and Sol One as well as an art market with local vendors, art auctions, an art swap and more.

Movies in the Park: The Force Awakens at Los Duranes Community Center Park

Ray Anthony & Power Slide • funk, variety at St. Clair Winery & Bistro

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