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Trump Administration Looking at Bankruptcy Options for Student Debt

The Education Department could clarify the meaning of ‘undue hardship’ that is needed to have loans erased

Updated Feb.20, 2018 5:37 p.

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Household Debt Sees Quiet Boom Across the Globe

A decade after the global financial crisis, household debts are considered by many to be a problem of the past after having come down in the U.and many parts of the euro area.

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This is how much credit-card debt makes you undatable

There appears to be a tipping point where debt and singledom go hand-in-handGetty ImagesMore than 77% of people consider credit-card debt unattractive and grounds for not pursuing a relationship.More than 77% of people consider credit-card debt unattractive, according to a survey released Monday by personal-finance site Finder.

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The Rise of Private Assets Is Built on a Mountain of New Debt

15, 2018 6:54 a.ET

In the world of private deal making, the biggest borrower in town is becoming one of the biggest lenders too.

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Teva Is Drowning in Debt and Firing Thousands of Employees. Now Warren Buffett Is Interested

Warren Buffett stoked hopes of a transformation in one of the biggest generic drugmakers as his Berkshire Hathaway Inc.became a top shareholder weeks after pledging to take aim at spiraling U.

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U.S. Households Shoulder Record $13.15 Trillion Debt to End 2017

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Strong confidence, rising wages bolster increase in borrowing for the 14th straight quarter



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A Musician Wants to Find a Way Out of a Debt Hole

Business expenses keep eating up the earnings of singer-songwriter Erin Austin, aka OK Sweetheart


Erin Austin has toured internationally.

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Broadcom Secures as Much as $100 Billion of Debt Funding for Qualcomm Bid

KKR, CVC join Silver Lake in providing $6 billion in convertible debt for the bid

Updated Feb.secured as much as $100 billion of debt financing for its hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc.

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Man of the Moment Macron Still Needs to Face France’s Debt

Lack of progress in debt reduction leaves France with little fiscal capacity to cope with a future crisis


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Radio Giant iHeart Faces Costly Reckoning on Debt 10 Years After Buyout

2, 2018 5:30 a.m.

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U.S. Student-Loan Program Losing Money as Borrowers Seek Debt Forgiveness


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FCA close to paying off debt, outperforming Ford in earnings

I mean we're done," Marchionne told analysts on a post-results conference call.North America accounted for 71 percent of earnings last quarter, and profit margins in the region rose to 8 percent from 7.

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By Adding to the Debt, Tax Cuts Could Complicate Next Downturn

21, 2018 10:41 a.m.

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Your 3-Point Guide to Paying Off Debt

Consumer credit card debt is now at an all-time high, with the average household on the hook for about $16,000.Of course, the problem with credit card debt is that it can be extremely difficult to shake, especially when you have high interest rates working against you.

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Don’t Get Too Comfortable About Consumer Debt

Good economic news bodes well for consumer lenders, but risks remain

Jan.19, 2018 11:52 a.

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Ferrellgas Unit to Sell Bridger Energy, Aims to Lower Debt

Cold Weather Can Help Ferrellgas Partners has been adversely impacted by warm winter weather in 2016 and 2017, which affected the sale of propane.High Debts a ConcernLong-term debts of Ferrellgas Partners at the end of first-quarter fiscal 2018 (ending Oct 31, 2017) was nearly $1.

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China is heading toward a debt crisis that will throw into question everything we think we know about it's economy

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 could be just half the official 6.

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China Q4 GDP growth to slow on debt, pollution clampdown

REUTERS/Jason LeeBEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth is expected to have slowed slightly in the fourth quarter from the previous quarter, a Reuters poll showed, as the government extended a crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution.Policymakers in the world's second largest economy have been trying to contain financial risks and slow an explosive build-up in debt without stunting economic growth.

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Gen Xers Are Getting Walloped by Debt -- and Their Retirement Might Suffer for It

Consider this: Since 2014, credit card and student loan debt have increased 15% among Gen Xers.And almost half of Gen Xers are convinced they can't start saving for the future until they're debt-free.

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Kanye West Net Worth: Is the Rapper Still in Debt as He and Kim Welcome 3rd Baby?

Read on to see how fatherhood hits the net worth of this wealthy rap mogul.His wife, Kim Kardashian West, has a net worth of $150 million, bringing the couple’s grand total to $295 million.