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  1. 4 Essential Truths About ConsumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Seeking Alpha

    One of the biggest questions vexing economists right now is why we haven't seen a bigger pickup in US consumer spending. The price of oil has fallen dramatically in the past nine months.

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  2. Burdened by credit card debt? You're not aloneRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Bank Rate

    It's been six years since the recession ended, and a big chunk of consumers still can't bail themselves out of credit card debt. Nearly one-quarter of Americans owe more money on their credit cards than they have in emergency savings, according to a survey that accompanied Bankrate's February Financial Security Index.

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  3. Savings vs. credit card debt - which is higher?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Credit card debt can be extremely difficult to escape, and according to a new report from Bankrate.com , that debt outweighs savings for nearly a quarter of U.S. consumers. The survey, conducted through telephone interviews with a random sample of American adults, found 24 percent have more credit card debt than emergency savings.

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  4. Five tips to eliminate your credit card debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | New York Daily News

    ... "Look your debt in the eye and own it," Harzog told the Daily News. Beverly Harzog racked up $20,000 in credit card debt, but devised a plan that allowed her to pay it off in two years. The average credit card debt balance as of the third quarter of ...

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  5. Study: The best and worst college majors for finding a jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    ... mountain of U.S. student loan debt is higher than auto loan debt, at $955 billion, and the $700 billion in credit card debt held by Americans. Anthony Carnevale , director of the Center on Education and the Workforce, said the future looks bright ...

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  6. Your financial advisor soon may need to have your best interests at heartRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Los Angeles Times

    Financial advisors. Financial advisors aren't required to act in your best interest.

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  7. Area churches keep up with cultureRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | KEPR CBS 19

    ... to pay their bills, but beware: a growing number of scammers are targeting consumers with significant credit card debt. Falling for a scam has little to do with intelligence because con artists appeal to the emotional part of the brain, which can ...

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  8. One-third of America on the brink of financial disaster - surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Russia Taday

    Thirty-seven percent of Americans have credit card debt that equals or is greater than their emergency savings, according to a new survey, leaving them "teetering on the edge of financial disaster." of more than 1,000 adults in the United States by Bankrate.com found that about 24 percent of Americans have more credit card debt than emergency savings, while another 13 percent have neither credit card debt nor emergency savings.

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  9. Survey: Many Americans oeTeetering on the Edge of Financial DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... As the economy improves, more Americans are borrowing money to pay for purchases.Thirty-seven percent have credit card debt that equals or is greater than their ... (WASHINGTON) -- The revelation that contaminated endoscopes were cleaned, according ...

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  10. What Happens If You Refuse to Pay Off Your Student Debt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Nation

    ... more common federal loans, carries far greater financial risks and burdensome rate structures, similar to credit card debt. At about $150 billion of total student debt , private debt burdens are particularly pernicious because the loans often go to ...

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  11. The Benefits of Neoliberalism: Average US Household has $15,000 in Credit Card DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Kos

    ... have wrought. But here is one statistic that should shock people: The average (not the median ) amount of credit card debt for American families stands at $15,000 . Thirty-seven percent have credit card debt that equals or is greater than their ...

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  12. Cash 101: What every college kid should knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | USA Today

    ... these tips. We cannot send our kids off to school without teaching them how to get a budget, do not get credit card debt, making sure they're paying their bills on time, learning to buy generic, teaching them how to shop. A: One is using that ...

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  13. Study Suggests 1 in 3 Americans Flirting With Financial DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | US News & World Report

    Americans' overall perception of the domestic economy has ticked up to pre-Great Recession levels, though more than a third of the country still sits on the edge of financial ruin. A study published Monday by Bankrate.com suggests 37 percent of Americans have credit card debt greater than or equal to their emergency savings, meaning a steep medical bill, a car accident or other unexpected expense could push them over a budgetary cliff.

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  14. Everyday Cheapskate: What they don't tell you about home equity loansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | TwinCities

    ... 3. It can be more costly. That lower-interest HEL could easily end up costing more than the higher-interest credit card debt. Comparing credit card debt at 16.99 percent to a HEL at 7.25 percent may not be as clear cut as it appears. Just recently, ...

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  15. Savage: Falling gas prices offer rare savings opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... consumers paid down debt. But the holiday shopping urge caused us to borrow again, adding $5.8 billion in credit card debt, auto loans and student loans. That was the fastest pace in eight months and reflects an increase in consumer sentiment about ...

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  16. Survey Finds Many Americans 'on the Edge of Financial Disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | ABC News

    Thirty-seven percent have credit card debt that equals or is greater than their emergency savings, says a survey released today by Bankrate.com. "These numbers mean that three out of every eight Americans are teetering on the edge of financial disaster," says Bankrate's Greg McBride.

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  17. The Sorry State of Emergency Funds in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... disaster , according to a new report from Bankrate.com. The company finds that 24% of consumers have more credit card debt than emergency savings, and another 13% have neither credit card debt or emergency savings. Overall, only 58% of Americans ...

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  18. Almost 4 In 10 Americans Unprepared For Financial EmergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Forbes.com

    ... To learn more about me, go to www.laurashin.com, or follow me at @laurashin. One in four Americans has more credit card debt than emergency savings, and 13% have no emergency savings despite having no credit card debt, according to a new Bankrate ...

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  19. Study: The best and worst college majors for finding a jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    ... mountain of U.S. student loan debt is higher than auto loan debt, at $955 billion, and the $700 billion in credit card debt held by Americans. Anthony Carnevale , director of the Center on Education and the Workforce, said the future looks bright ...

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  20. About 1 in 5 state lawmakers have more than $50,000 in debtRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Loudoun Times

    ... into taking bribes from a smooth-talking vitamin salesman. McDonnell entered office in 2010 with $75,000 in credit card debt, information that only became public last year during his corruption trial. On the personal financial form McDonnell signed ...

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