If you’re a parent, helping your kids to avoid or minimize college debt is a big concern. The good news is time can be a huge ally. Using CollegeBacker’s calculator, […] The post How to Find, Save, and Make Money for Your Kid’s College Fund appeared first on Couple Money.
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Venezuela's state-owned oil firm PDVSA said Friday it has started to repay $233 million in interest on two bonds nearing default, days before the end of the 30-day grace period. Writing on Twitter, the company announced "the transfer...Show More Summary
California's pension fund looks to shift blame and avoid responsibility. Steven Greenhut writes: The California Public Employees' Retirement System's union defenders feign shock whenever pension reformers accuse it of "kicking the can down the road" in dealing with the state's mounting pension debt. Show More Summary
Household debt levels in Canada are higher than in any other country, according to a report by the OECD.
If a "debt crisis" is ever to occur, the next five years seems like the time for it.
A new report shows our household credit tally has surpassed Canada's annual GDP. Have we stopped listening to the warnings? The post Congrats, Canadians: You’re world leaders in debt appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Lawyers loaded with loans weigh in, and some are unusually optimistic.
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Via Washington Post, Jared Bernstein writes: The Republican tax cut plan has been justly criticized for worsening both income inequality and the national debt, but the plan has another big problem: It’s likely to lead to more outsourcing of U.S. jobs and a larger trade deficit. That’s obviously a negative for factory jobs and net […]
In the debate on European reforms, a sovereign debt restructuring mechanism for the Eurozone is often proposed. This column argues that such a mechanism is not required. Instead, Eurozone member states should issue GDP-linked bonds, which would enact an implicit seniority structure on their sovereign debt and make the Eurozone more resilient to the next crisis.
Over at National Review, Jibran Khan reports that several Republican senators are still skeptical about the tax bill: Most of the skeptics are concerned about debt. Susan Collins (Maine) questions the inclusion of individual-mandate repeal and the removal of SALT deductions. And Ron Johnson (Wis.) opposes the different treatment of different kinds of business taxes. […]
The story of AppLovin‘s acquisition has taken another turn. We first reported that the mobile ad startup was in acquisition talks in August of last year, and the announcement came a month later: AppLovin would sell a majority stake Chinese private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital. Show More Summary
Amanda Petrusich on the debt America owes to the pop singer David Cassidy, who died, on Tuesday, at sixty-seven.
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Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm could saddle the combined company with a staggering $152 billion of debt, but it would also be a generator of gigantic amounts of free cash flow, writes Vijay Rakesh of Mizuho, who sees a combined company possibly worth as much as $485 per share.
Massive income inequality, combined with Republican attacks on the taxation of the wealthiest, has produced a situation in which the state increasingly depends on extracting fines, interest and debt service from people who grow steadily poorer and less able to pay, and thus the state must turn to ever-more-extreme measures to extract the money it needs to survive. (more…)