Defaults are concentrated among the millions of students who drop out without a degree, and they tend to have less debt.
A delegation from New York will travel to debt-strapped Puerto Rico on September 7-8 to meet with local officials and discuss the US territory’s economic challenges, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a press release.
Back in May I wrote a post arguing that the record-high levels of margin debt should make investors more cautious. Basically, there is compelling evidence to suggest that margin debt is a very good indicator of long-term fear and greed in the stock market. Show More Summary
“You can do lots of things with a law degree,” the saying goes—though, lately, law students are more famous for searching in vain for jobs and accumulating crippling debt than saving the world. Somewhere in between these extremes is Bryce Blum, who may be planet Earth’s most dedicated eSports attorney. Read more...
LONDON -- It is often said that we live in a culture of instant gratification -- and this is especially true of financial markets. The debt crisis was a spectacular example. Upfront profits blinded over-confident investors to long-term risk -- with disastrous consequences. Show More Summary
Although overall bad debt levels remain relatively low, continued deterioration threatens to reverse years of profit growth.
There are a number of factors that affect how much you earn in the professional world. Still, it’s interesting to know what you can expect to earn with a certain degree, and this tool will give you a general idea. It’ll also tell you what kind of debt load you can expect with your degree. Read more...
Private equity will soon see a changing of the guard. The first generation of Wall Street’s Barbarians at the Gate have taken their firms public and charted out ambitious expansions into hedge funds, debt financing and real estate. Now...Show More Summary
“Wes Craven’s career is a startling link between the European arthouse and Hollywood exploitation horror.”
The Donald, whose trick to political success is never playing defense, continued his offensive stance (pun intended) last week, telling Bloomberg TV that congressional Republicans should fight to stop an increase in the debt limit. And in doing so, The Donald sounded almost exactly like... Show More Summary
Our attorneys regularly write about what happens and what to do when investments go wrong. We have discussed everything from stock broker fraud to the implications of national debt crises for individual investors. In this article, we are getting back to basics. Show More Summary
From attending school part-time to analyzing loan re-payment options, there are tools to minimize graduate student debt.
Jim Chanos, the founder of short-biased hedge fund Kynikos Associates, has been questioning China's growth numbers since 2010. Now — with a recent currency devaluation, flailing stock market indices, debt at 280% of gross domestic product, and manufacturing data flashing 2009 numbers — it looks like his China call was a prescient one. Show More Summary
Mark was already deep in debt when he lost his job. To dig out, he went all "Wingonomics" and ran his home like a business.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina's central bank on Monday won the reversal of a U.S. court ruling that had allowed bondholders to try to hold it responsible for the country's obligations on debt that has been in default since 2002. The 2nd U.S. Show More Summary
Welfare spending has been a major factor in total federal government spending. Meanwhile, the national debt grows larger. Has one political party been the bigger spender? Ger all of the facts in this article!
The Asian Development Bank will soon provide debt finance for Sri Lanka’s wind energy program. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated $200 million to support the wind energy sector in Sri Lanka. The Bank would provide financial support by buying debt instruments issued in the national and international market. Show More Summary
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Once your student loan grace period expires, you need to take these steps to make sure that you can afford paying your student loan debt.
The burden of student debt weighs even more heavily on black and Hispanic college students. The post The Student Debt Crisis That No One Is Really Talking About appeared first on ThinkProgress.