Mark Quann – Rich Man Poor Bank: It is just the beginning!

by Mark Quann It started 5 years ago, one finger tying at my local Starbucks. I didn’t know what it was going to be called. I’d never written a book before. The doubts of, “Can I really write a book” were present every second I sat down at my computer. Worse yet were the doubters. “No one […]

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Too Big to Fail: the Rise of Mega-Banks

By Mark Quann Too Big to Fail: The Rise of Mega-Banks As the mega-banks take up most of the market in the United States, you may recall when banks had many different names, paid a decent rate of return on your money, and weren’t hocking credit cards to their customers. Those were the good ol’ days–when banks did not help the launder […]

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Money Quiz: Do You Know How To Manage Your Money?

Do you know how to manage your money? Take a Money Quiz to find out. Let’s see how well you do with the following questions. 1.  Suppose you had $100 in a savings account and the interest rate was 2 percent per year. After five years, how much do you think you would have in the account if you […]

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Playground of Dreams: Help us Help At-Risk Youth in Los Angeles!

Playground of Dreams: Help us Help At-Risk Youth in Los Angeles! Currently the number of “at risk” youth in Los Angeles are growing. With 50 million Americans now living in poverty in the US alone, these numbers are likely to rise in the biggest cities, partially due to underpaid teachers, and underfunded and underperforming schools. This is one of the reasons that […]

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Credit Karma Review: How to use Credit Karma to get good credit fast (without using the banks)

Credit Karma Review: How to use Credit Karma to get good credit fast (without using the banks) Just imagine you are buying a car, or performing some small home improvements. You apply for a loan and you are advised that you don’t qualify for the best rate “because of your credit.” What does that mean? It could mean that you needed […]

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What if our government is run for the benefit of Big Banks and Big Government?

How much influence do big banks have on big government? I was recently told to watch a video called “Thrive” (2012) available on YouTube, or at wwww.thrivemovement.com.  The movie is interesting particularly when it relates to the history of money, debt, and it provides some possible solutions. It covers some of the topics in my book and I would highly recommend it for an […]

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Mark Quann – “Rich Man Poor Bank” Intro

By Mark Quann with Jeff Cohen INTRODUCTION I was born in 1977. Things were different then. The average cost of a house was around $49,000, and the average personal income was $15,000 a year. A gallon of gasoline was $0.60. The cost of living increased around 6.5% that year, (commonly known as inflation) and the […]

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Are you in debt? Learn to rethink your debt situation in these important videos

By Mark Quann If you are in debt, this first video can teach you how to rethink your debt situation and put it in the proper perspective.   Then learn a possible solution you can talk to your banker about. It seems to work for the government. It may work you you?   And on […]

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Critical Mass Radio Interview – Mark Quann

By Mark Quann Critical Mass Radio Interview – Mark Quann, Rich Man, Poor Bank

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10 Tips for Buying New or Used Cars

10 Tips for Buying New or Used Cars The average car payment in the U.S. is about $400 per month, and the average interest rate paid when financing the loan is about 10%. Based on a $30,000 car purchase, financed at 10%, the total cost will be about $38,200, if using a 5 year loan. Ouch! But that is not the end of the story. You […]

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