Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, August 16, 2010 4:50 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Pacoima, Calif., isn’t a place I would normally visit on a Saturday afternoon, but last weekend, I was there. Pacoima is a little carve-out in the northeast corner of the San Fernando Valley, north of Los Angeles. The main street has a lot of liquor stores, a couple of fast-food outlets, block after block of