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Bloomberg

Debt Is a Problem for a Quarter of the Poorest UK Households
Bloomberg
“While debts can be a sign that a household is struggling to manage its finances, they can also be an appropriate and manageable response to negative shocks or an anticipated income rise,” IFS economists Andrew Hood, Robert Joyce and David Sturrock ...
Debt fears for poorer householdsBBC News
Quarter of UK's poorest households are getting deeper in debt, IFS warnsThe Guardian
Debt is a 'real problem for a significant minority'Moneywise Magazine

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Business Insider

IFS: Debt piling up in poorest UK households - Business Insider
Business Insider
Most of Britain's consumer debt pile is manageable, but poor households falling behind on bills and debt repayment represent a growing cause for concern.

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Don't minimize Iowa's public pension debt
DesMoinesRegister.com
A few weeks ago, The Des Moines Register reported that “Iowa racked up an additional $462 million in debt in the last fiscal year.” (“Iowa's government debt grows by another $462 million to nearly $16 billion,” Dec. 28) The article was in reference to ...



Ask Brianna: Should I tell my partner I'm in serious debt?
Quad City Times
This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. NerdWallet via AP. Facebook · Twitter ...

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GE reckons with a large debt from an old business
Marketplace.org
General Electric CEO John Flannery said in an earnings call today that he was “deeply disappointed” in big liabilities found over on the company's insurance side. GE actually sold off this business – insurance for long-term care – years ago. But turns ...

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The News Record

Student loan debt close to reaching $1.5 trillion
The News Record
American student loan debt — a rapidly growing federal burden — is on the verge of eclipsing $1.5 trillion. An estimated 44.2 million Americans have one or more student loans on file. It is the largest financial asset on the federal government's ...



Yahoo Finance

China is heading toward a debt crisis that will throw into question ...
Yahoo Finance
The country's total non-financial sector debt, which includes household, corporate and government debt, will surge to nearly 300% of GDP by 2022, up from 242% in 2016. By some estimates, China's true growth rate after taking the bad debt into account ...

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Bloomberg

Signs of Debt-Ceiling Risk Are Showing Up in the Treasuries Market
Bloomberg
Wrightson ICAP economist Lou Crandall on Tuesday pulled forward his forecast for when America will exhaust it's borrowing capacity to early March, saying the Treasury's latest monthly statement of the public debt shows “much less remaining headroom” at ...

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Brownsville Herald

OUR TURN: Debt bill hurts consumers
Brownsville Herald
Why is Rep. Gonzalez backing a bill that would shield lawyers from liability for false, deceptive, misleading, and unfair practices when collecting debts in courts? Texans like to boast that everything is bigger here. Unfortunately, when it comes to ...



WSAV-TV

Resolutions to pay off debt? Consumers owe more than ever on credit cards
WSAV-TV
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — If one of your big New Year's Resolutions is to pay down debt, you've got company — tens of millions of other consumers. New reports indicate that consumer credit card debt is now about $1 trillion. Of course, people have ...

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