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  1. U.S. consumer credit up a record amount in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | MarketWatch

    Consumers increased their debt by a seasonally adjusted $26.0 billion in July, up from an $18.8 billion gain in the prior month, the Federal Reserve said Monday. On a dollar amount, that's a record gain, and on a percentage basis, it's the highest since July 2011.


  2. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KNDO

    ... programs like Mint can make budgeting easier. In the United States, 39 percent of people carry credit card debt. Households that carry debt owe, on average, close to $15,000. The interest rate on most cards averages 15 percent, and many percentages ...


  3. ODU students speak out to Warner about college debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... about student debt than almost any other constituent issue. "There's more student debt than there is credit card debt," he said, noting that students and graduates nationwide owe about $1.2 trillion. Several students who spoke during the meeting at ...


  4. Valley students struggle with mounting student loan debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    ... But salaries aren't keeping up with the cost of education. Nationally, student loan debt now surpasses credit card debt, and even declaring bankruptcy won't erase the burden of student loans. "A 21-year-old already being in debt is a little ...


  5. Loan access hikes demand, then tuition: My WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Debt is the new four-letter word many college students - and their parents - avoid discussing.


  6. Unsecured Debt Consolidation Loans for Bad Credit Helps Financial WoesRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | PR Log

    ... Are you looking for unsecured debt consolidation loans for bad credit? A loan can help you consolidate your credit card debt and pay it down faster. It is difficult to pay all of those credit card bills, and a credit score drop will likely happen if ...


  7. Should you refinance your mortgage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KNDU

    ... people find it necessary to help pay for a child's college tuition. Others might pay off out-of-control credit card debt. If your goal is to pay outstanding debt, make sure you have a plan in place for dealing with your credit card use before you ...


  8. Will Oregon Be The Next State To Worsen College Affordability?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 |

    Of late, higher education is abuzz with the question, " Will Oregon Be the First State with a College Trust Fund ?" For those who care about college affordability in the long term, there are plenty of reasons to hope not.


  9. Warner says student debt crisis isn't partisan issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... issue that politicians in all parties need to work to solve. Warner noted that student debt is surpassing credit card debt at $1.2 trillion and stated that the average student graduates from college with $30,000 in debt. He touted legislation he's ...


  10. Public Should Speak Up Before Fed Clamps Down On JobsRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | CEPR

    ... short-term interest rates, which in turn affect mortgage interest rates, the interest rate on car loans and credit card debt and the interest rates that corporations have to pay when they borrow money. There is a real debate over how much the ...


  11. Students credit cards could lead to debt after graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Arbiter

    ... they're still in college it is pretty common for college students to have a couple thousand dollars in credit card debt," said Todd Christensen, director of education at Boise's office for Debt Reduction Services, a national nonprofit organization ...


  12. Peer-to-Peer Lending Is Poised to GrowRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Big Picture

    ... to credit for individuals who have short credit histories. Second, it allows consumers to consolidate credit card debt and lower their interest rate more than they could by going through traditional lenders. Peer-to-peer lenders use income, the type ...


  13. Payday lenders to face stronger scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... cost her $1,420 in fees - with what amounted to an annual interest rate of 391 percent - as she paid down credit card debt and expenses between 2003 and 2005. "I couldn't see any way out," said Love, now 69, a retired minister and an activist ...


  14. One Bank Makes Claim on Branch Property Titled to Scooter Stuart PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 |

    ... the executor of his estate, Richard Torti. Proceeds from the sale repaid a One Bank mortgage that secured credit card debt of up to $750,000 for the Stuart family. A big chunk of the remaining balance went to BHL Financing LLC, led by Johnelle Hunt. ...


  15. Market MoverA Financial Prescription for the GlobeRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... exchange for selling us - the taxpayers - a boatload of mortgages foreclosed upon before last March 31, and credit card debt that borrowers defaulted on last year. If there is an underlying home, some day someone is going to buy it from a bank that ...


  16. What You Need to Know About Credit Card RatesRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | The Motley Fool

    ... balances to the following month. The rest, probably a small majority, do sometimes, often or always have credit card debt. And they pay a high price. , the average consumer non-rewards card was charging 15.48 percent APR in mid-August, while the ...


  17. 5 Great Ways to Spend Your Income Tax RefundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | The Motley Fool

    ... -- especially high-interest-rate debt. If you apply your income tax refund toward paying down $3,000 of credit card debt that is charging you 20% per year, for example, you'll avoid forking over $600 in interest! If you have no high-interest-rate ...


  18. 7 things you must do before the second "I do"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | CBS News

    ... kids, says Dawn Humphrey, a wealth manager at Sun Trust Bank. "You may not be on the hook for pre-existing credit card debt, but if your new spouse owes money to the government, they could make your life a living nightmare," adds Gemma Allen, ...


  19. What It Really Takes To Be Debt FreeRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | PR Log

    Better understand your credit card debt so that you can get a better handle on it and become debt free as soon as possible.


  20. Crack the whip and make your money work hard for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 |

    ... Credit cards are another accessible, but very expensive, form of short-term credit. Clearing any lingering credit card debt should be an absolute priority in terms of managing your money. Even if you can't afford to repay your debt in full each ...