Why Do Americans Love the Microwave?

Microwaves are very common in the U.S. because they are fast and convenient. In fact, in 2006 only DVD players and digital televisions were sold in greater numbers than microwave ovens and ranges! Americans typically use microwaves to heat up food that is leftover from another meal. Since these are commonly made of a wide … Read more Why Do Americans Love the Microwave?

How Does Consumer Credit Work? (Guest Post)

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by Vinh Tran As a first generation immigrant, I have seen first-hand my family’s struggle to understand the U.S. credit system (FICO) and ultimately gain access to consumer credit. The U.S. credit model is complex enough that many native-born Americans still lack a full understanding of its impact on the cost to them over a … Read more How Does Consumer Credit Work? (Guest Post)

The I.D. Card That You MUST Have

One of the most important documents in the United States is the social security card. If you don’t plan to drive while you’re here, it is the main form of identification. We use our social security number (SSN) for our financial documents, legal forms, and medical forms. You need one to work in the United … Read more The I.D. Card That You MUST Have