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  1. David Gardner: You've been admitted to college. Now what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Daily Camera

    ... High college costs now mean that the collective outstanding student loan debt exceeds the combined credit card debt of Americans. Student loan debt has been shown to delay marriage and family formation, and discourage career exploration in the maw ...

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  2. Finance Lab: He's $90,000 in debt and six years from retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Daily Republic

    ... Social Security retirement benefits last year so that he could accelerate payments on about $15,000 in credit card debt, $27,000 total on three car loans and the $45,000 remaining on his mortgage. His goal: to pay it off within six years, just ...

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  3. on the Money: The latest in cash-back credit cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Aiken Standard

    Like the sirens of Greek mythology who lured sailors to their doom by means of enticing music and sultry voices, credit cards can bring on financial ruin for the undisciplined family. With the average credit card debt in the U.S. at a staggering $15,600 per family, it is no wonder that credit card companies can afford to shell out hefty rewards for their customers.

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  4. Dave Ramsey: Help? Not yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Lebanon Democrat

    My daughter is in her late 20s, and she has a good job making $50,000 a year. The other day, she told me she has $15,000 in credit card debt and has financed an expensive car she's upside down on.

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  5. Low wage growth drags on expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The link between earnings and consumer spending has been tighter in this expansion than in any other since records began in the 1960s, according to calculations by Tom Porcelli, chief U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets in New York. Wages have become even more critical as households, still shaken after being caught with too much debt when the recession hit, remain unwilling or unable to tap home equity or let credit-card balances balloon to buy that new television or dishwasher.

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  6. 3 things Wall St. and Main St. learned this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CBS News

    ... interest rates for the first time since 2006. While average Americans will eventually see higher rates on credit card debt, car loans and mortgages, the good news is savers will see increased yields. As JJ Kinahan, chief market strategist at TD ...

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  7. Daniel Borenstein: Governor's plan to address $72 billion retiree health care debt falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Inside Bay Area

    ... to reach about $3.2 billion in 2020 and $10 billion in 30 years. It's like a supersized version of bad credit card debt. The payments keep going up -- and so does the unpaid balance. The total liability for already-earned benefits is now $72 ...

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  8. 3 Ways You'll Be Affected When the Fed Raises Interest RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Motley Fool

    Exactly when the Federal Reserve finally decides to raise interest rates is anyone's guess. Every month, all eyes turn to the Fed to search for any clues in the language it uses to try and determine when a rate increase may come, and how much it might be.

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  9. The best 0% credit cards to move money toRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Mirror.co.uk

    You can save serious amounts in interest repayments with a 0% credit card, but what are the best cards for fees, longest 0% period and bad credit? We take a look One of the best ways to save money and stop paying interest on your credit card debt is to move money to a 0% balance transfer credit card . So where's best? We round up the top 0% balance transfer credit cards for length of transfer, the 0% credit cards with the lowest balance transfer fees and the best 0% cards for people with bad credit .

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  10. Wages Haven't Been This Crucial to U.S. Economy in Half CenturyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The link between earnings and consumer spending has been tighter in this expansion than in any other since records began in the 1960s, according to calculations by Tom Porcelli, chief U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets LLC in New York.

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  11. Tax Tips: Home mortgage debt cancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Review

    ... Other cancelled debt -- Other types of cancelled debt such as second homes, rental and business property, credit card debt or car loans do not qualify for this special exclusion. On the other hand, there are other rules that may allow those types of ...

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  12. Wages Haven't Been This Crucial to U.S. Economy in Half CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Bloomberg

    The link between earnings and consumer spending has been tighter in this expansion than in any other since records began in the 1960s, according to calculations by Tom Porcelli, chief U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets LLC in New York. Wages have become even more critical as households, still shaken after being caught with too much debt when the recession hit, remain unwilling or unable to tap home equity or let credit-card balances balloon to buy that new television or dishwasher.

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  13. Dave Ramsey: Help? Not yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Lebanon Democrat

    My daughter is in her late 20s, and she has a good job making $50,000 a year. The other day, she told me she has $15,000 in credit card debt and has financed an expensive car she's upside down on.

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  14. Students get the party started but this is no American DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Independent

    ... and ballooning student loan debt. That debt is now worth $1.3trn (A 880bn). That's almost $500bn more than credit card debt in the US and $750bn more than Americans owe for car loans. It's a staggering amount, more than $4,000 for every man, woman ...

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  15. Devil in the detail of credit card balance transfersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Scoop

    Banking Ombudsman Deborah Battell says her office has experienced an increase in complaints about credit card balance transfers due to competition between banks offering deals. When a credit card debt balance is transferred from one bank to the other, the new provider pays off the debt on the old card.

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  16. How do you get people to change? Study what makes them tick, says economistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... economist in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He added: "Why do you get into credit card debt? Why do you sleep with the air-conditioning and the comforter? A lot of them are purely behavioural explanations but we just ...

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  17. The Education Spring Goes To CollegeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Common Dreams

    ... As a result, student debt is now the second-largest form of personal debt in this country, exceeding credit card debt and trailing only home mortgages. Student debt is a dark betrayal at the heart of the American promise, and it must come to an ...

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  18. Stocks Soar After The Latest Interest Rate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    ... percent." He adds, "that's not an oppoutunity that's going to be around later in the year." And attack that credit card debt. McBride says,"Snag those zero-percent introductory and balance transfer credit card offers while you can." He says,"Chip ...

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  19. Taking your dog West? Watch outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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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  20. Shelly Barnes: 10 tips to help you talk to your honey about moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... you have a history of saving, investing or going into debt? Have you ever declared bankruptcy or had major credit card debt? Did you save up for big-ticket items or pay them off over time? Are you used to buying the best and newest clothes, ...

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