WELL, THAT WON’T DO MUCH TO BOOST THAT ANEMIC GROWTH: The Coming Tax Increase. “The debt held by the public has approximately doubled since President Obama took office and is now equal to 74% of gross domestic product. It is true that with the right policy mix, economic growth—stuck at just over 2% during the […]
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And you thought debt collection tactics in the United States were bad. “They have stripped and sexually abused a woman, severely burned a toddler by firebombing a house and broken a woman’s pinkie as a warning.” (more…)
Happy birthday, Willie Nelson! The country legend - who once found himself in massive trouble with the IRS - turns 83 this week. How did he pay off his tax debt? He made music, of course.
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Wall Street Journal op-ed: America’s Coming Tax Increase (data here), by Edward P. Lazear (Stanford): The debt held by the public has approximately doubled since President Obama took office and is now equal to 74% of gross domestic product. It is true that with the right policy mix, economic growth—stuck...
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China's debt boom is back on. The question is whether it ends in a bang or a whimper. The world's second largest economy added 2.34 trillion yuan ($362 billion) of new debt in March, far exceeding the median forecast of 1.4 trillionShow More Summary
Repaying your student loans can be a serious challenge. In fact, around 20% of federal direct student loan borrowers in repayment are at risk of defaulting or are already in default. There are lots of options out there to make repaying easier, but they can be confusing and hard to find. Not to mention the student debt help scams out there.
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will travel to Los Angeles, California next week to discuss the urgent financial situation in Puerto Rico, the US Department of the Treasury said in a statement.
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(April 29, 2016 06:50 PM, by David Henderson) The headlines are alarming. The New York Times panicked that Americans are "Running in Debt" and just a few years later warned that Americans were "Borrowing Trouble." Business Week asked, "Is the Country Swamped with Debt?" and U.S. News and... (1 COMMENTS)
According to a new study, not only are the odds of student loan indebtedness twice as high for low-to-moderate income black students as they are for low-to-moderate income white students, but low-income black students have nearly $8,000 more in student debt than their white counterparts.
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The White House recently unveiled a new website that specifically caters to educational or student loans payments. The effort is part of a series of initiatives put forth to improve the way the government collects these fees. According to reports, government agencies are now working to provide 43 million Americans, who have $1.3 trillion in... Show More Summary
By Stephen Treloar and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Seadrill Ltd., the offshore driller with the biggest debt load, reached a deal with its banks to extend its three nearest credit lines and amend covenants as it seeks to ease its burden amid a drop in the demand for offshore rigs. Show More Summary
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