“Quest for Credit Mountain” Online Cartoon
Got internet access? Want an amusing way to learn about credit for the kids or even for yourself? This short cartoon video called “Quest for Credit Mountain” is a production of the Mint.com an online money management site.Sneak peak- 51 second preview The complete 8 minute version of the cartoon is available at:Sword in the Stone-like in its quirky journey story, Our Hero climbs Credit Mountain after freeing a credit card from a stone. Our hero finds himself in the Valley of the Debtors and is told that “with great spending power comes great fiscal responsibility.’The production is very entertaining with good music and interesting story line, considering it’s a cartoon about credit. The tongue-in-cheek epic is funny and informative. Mixing A Christmas carol with other well-known tales the cartoon shows our hero sidelined by overspending and a large statement- payment is demanded by a frightening ogre that offers the hero “easy” payment terms.Sidetracked from the heights of Credit Mountain by his debt into the Valley of Debtors, the Hero is told, “The only way to climb credit mountain from the valley of the debtors is to tame your debt demons with prudence and bold aggressive action. “Advice from the wise mountain gurus provides our hero the skills to tame the Debt Monster with Budget Magic and a battle ensues! In the end Our Hero not only beats the Credit Monster but he gets the girl!This entertaining cartoon from MINT.com and a great teaching tool to initiate a discussion on the benefits of a budget and the potential problems of debt. Marion R. Syversen, MBA – [email protected]com Check out our website that includes weekly streaming videosWWW.NorumbegaFinancial.com Voted Bangor’s Best Financial Planning Firm 2008, 2009 & 2010 by Market Surveys of AmericaIn compliance with requirements from FINRA, all e-mail sent via the WSFG domain will be subject to review and archiving by Wall Street Financial Group, Inc. Email management, archiving & monitoring technology powered by Smarsh, Inc. Disclosure:Only securities and advisory services offered through Wall Street Financial Group, Inc. Registered Investment Advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC. Wall Street Financial Group, Inc., Norumbega Financial and all other entities listed herein are separate entities, independently owned and operated.