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CNBC

The debt time bomb that keeps growing and now equals nearly half ...
CNBC
Corporate debt is equal to nearly half of U.S. GDP, and while not a problem now, a slump in the economy could turn it into a worry.

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Bloomberg

China Is Stepping Up the Fight Against Its Mountain of Debt
Bloomberg
While the drive to reduce the debt load has been having an impact, China still has a ways to go -- as these charts show. Leverage has been swelling over the past decade, partly because policy makers were trying to cushion a slowdown in growth from the ...

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Mankato Free Press

'Tis the season — to go in debt
Mankato Free Press
Style said the best way to avoid wracking up credit card debt and their related high interest rates is to start planning early in the year, long before the shopping commences. While it may be too late to do that for this season, Style said there are ...



Big Think

This Is How Student Loan Debt Affects Your Sex Life
Big Think
There's been lots of talk about the meteoric rise in student loan debt and how it's affecting borrowers. Millennials especially has been saddled with such debt and we're now just starting to understand how it's affecting them. One study out of the ...
How To Get Your Student Loan Debt Under ControlForbes
Student loans due? 5 smart moves to pay off private and federal education debt easily — and cheaplyMic

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Bloomberg

China's Debt Surge May Increase Risk of Financial Crisis
Bloomberg
"The rapid growth and high level of China's debt have already placed them in the danger zone for a financial crisis," said the economists in a note published Tuesday. "Adding debt equivalent to almost 70 percent of GDP in the next five years wouldn't ...

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USA TODAY

A Foolish Take: Here's how much debt the average U.S. household ...
USA TODAY
The average American household carries $137,063 in debt, according to the Federal Reserve's latest numbers. Yet the U.S. Census Bureau reports that the ...

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Bloomberg

UK Budget Deficit Widens as Inflation Boosts Debt Costs
Bloomberg
Britain's fiscal deficit unexpectedly widened as inflation saw debt costs rise to the highest for any October in four years. Net borrowing was 8 billion pounds ($10.6 billion) compared with 7.5 billion pounds a year earlier, the Office for National ...
UK Budget Gap Widens On Debt ServicingMarkets Insider

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Forbes

Why America Will Probably Resolve The National Debt Long Before We Figure Out Climate Change
Forbes
As there has been disturbingly little action on either climate or debt over the past decades and the political system does not appear to be getting more functional, the problem that's resolved first is the one where a solution is imposed from outside ...



The Marshall Project

43 States Suspend Licenses for Unpaid Court Debt, But That Could Change
The Marshall Project
Tennessee is one of 43 states, plus the District of Columbia, that suspends driver's licenses for people with unpaid court debt, according a recent report by the Legal Aid Justice Center, a Virginia-based organization that filed a lawsuit there ...

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Washington Times

Mick Mulvaney says tax plan makes debt, deficit a priority
Washington Times
Print. By Sally Persons - The Washington Times - Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday that the debt and deficit are a priority in the tax plan. “That's why the tax policies are important right now.

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