Jason shares information about credit scores you may not be aware of to assist you in actively managing it. Using his own credit history as an example he explains the terms utilization rate, how installment loans and new credit can negatively impact your score. And later in the show, guest David Daley discusses the subject matter of his new book, Ratf__ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy.  David is the former editor of the liberal site Salon.com and is the current CEO/Publisher of the Connecticut Mirror, a non-partisan publication.

Key Takeaways:

[5:45] Vital information about how to manage your credit score.

[19:06] Jason highlights some positive rankings about existing investment markets.

David Daley Guest Interview:

[24:22] Since 2010 Republicans have used Gerrymandering (Operation Redmap) has been used as a partisan weapon.

[30:52] In 2012, the democrats have a big year with the reelection of Obama but Janikowski’s genius move limits their voting power.

[33:00] A technology tool named Maptitude includes census data from districts allowing those in control to draw precision lines when redistricting.

[37:42] A House of Representatives

[38:03] The Moneyball of politics is evident at the State level.

[41:23] Republicans are counting on running the government from Congress and the House of Representatives.

[45:27] We need to rethink the way we do election through radical electoral reform.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Ratf__ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy

@davedaley3 on Twitter

Tweetables:

Your credit score does not take into account your income or your assets. Jason shares tips on how to manage your credit score.

When our democratic institutions are not responsive to the popular vote they cease to be effective and are no longer democratic.

It’s impressive how Trump can talk about Frozen and the Star of David when Comey indicted Hillary’s honesty and judgment.

Episode: 704

Guest: David Daley

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