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  1. Make the most of your tax refundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Washington Post

    It's a conundrum taxpayers face this time of year. Should they be responsible with their tax refunds, or should they use the cash to treat themselves? Financial advisers will tell you pay down that credit card debt or to pad your savings.

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  2. Americans are Stressed over Money and Not Saving Enough, Says Strategic Consulting ServicesRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | PR Leap

    ... less than $25,000 saved is especially significant when considering the average American owes $15,611 in credit card debt, $32,264 in student loan debt, and $155,192 in mortgage debt. "Financial stress is something we all face, but where the gaps are ...

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  3. Repayment assistance scheme to help borrowers facing tighter MAS limit cut their debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Straits Times

    The Association of Banks in Singapore announced on Monday a repayment assistance scheme to help borrowers reduce their credit card debt and other unsecured credit loans over time. The move is in response to a tighter borrowing limit on such loans announced by the Monetary Authority of Singapore earlier on Monday: To help those with unsecured debt more than 12 times their monthly income before June 1 this year, ABS, leading retail banks and card issuers have set up the repayment assistance scheme.

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  4. MAS to phase in new tighter limit on unsecured credit over four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Straits Times

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore will phase in a tighter limit on credit card debt and other unsecured credit facilities over four years so as to give affected borrowers more time to cut their debt. MAS said the decision to give over-extended borrowers more time to adjust to the new measures comes after consultations with the Association of Banks in Singapore and Credit Counselling Singapore , and feedback from the public.

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  5. Five things to consider before hiring a robo-adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... Managing variable pay? A robo-adviser might not be the best option. "For an average consumer who carries credit card debt month-to-month, lacks adequate insurance to protect his or her family from a disability or health-care crisis, maintains an ...

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  6. The Smartest Thing Taxpayers Can Do With Their Tax RefundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The Motley Fool

    ... to use your tax refund -- even better than investing it -- is to pay off any high-interest debt, such as credit card debt. Even if your investments perform relatively well, credit card debt can be costly enough to more than cancel out your gains. ...

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  7. Free seminar at Project Self-Sufficiency in Newton to discuss bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Project Self-Sufficiency in Newton will sponsor a free seminar about issues related to bankruptcy on Wednesday, April 8, 7-9 p.m. The seminar will provide an overview of the process for filing for bankruptcy, as well as the options available to those who may be overwhelmed with credit card debt, facing foreclosure or experiencing asset repossession.

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  8. 3 Ways To Get The Best Deal On Your Next CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The Motley Fool

    ... lower you can get this number, the better your score will be. Thus, by simply paying off a chunk of your credit card debt, you could improve your score quickly and potentially get a better interest rate. Shop around for financing too Every car ...

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  9. Pasco's Latino leaders hear concerns from residents about police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | KEPR CBS 19

    ... to pay their bills, but beware: a growing number of scammers are targeting consumers with significant credit card debt. Have a feeling you're being scammed? These tips can help you avoid fraud and keep your investments safe. 1. Never provide ...

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  10. The big profits of payday lenders may be overRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau called these loans "debt traps" and proposed new rules Thursday to curb the industry's worst practices. Payday loans typically come with interest rates of over 100% -- far higher than the 15% to 30% annual interest rates on credit card debt.

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  11. Even in retirement, not all debt is bad, author saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... I call oppressive debt, working debt and enriching debt. Oppressive debt is going to be things like your credit card debt or any debt that is over a 10 percent interest rate, payday loans, all of that stuff. Get rid of it as fast as you can. Then ...

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  12. Daniel Borenstein: Richmond's $446 million retirement debt works out...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... benefits. Indeed, the city has set aside almost nothing toward that obligation. Think of it as a huge credit card debt. The city is not making even the minimum payments and, as a result, the balance owed is growing rapidly. The city should be ...

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  13. Op-ed: Americans must discipline themselves to avoid drowning in debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... changes. I believe that we must rely upon reason and facts to convince our fellow citizens of the folly of credit card debt, though this will not be an easy sell. These unnecessary goods are nice, they are fun, I understand this well, just as I ...

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  14. How To Create A Credit Card Debt Escape PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Forbes.com

    When I was in my 20s, I managed to rack up more than $20,000 in credit card debt. I have no excuse for my situation.

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  15. The Surprising Dark Side of Forgiven DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Motley Fool

    ... usually view that $3,000 as taxable income to you. It's the same if you're struggling under a mountain of credit card debt. Sometimes in such situations, you can negotiate with your lender, and have some of your debt forgiven. If so, that's often ...

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  16. What are some examples of different types of capital?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Investopedia

    ... with interest. Common types of debt capital are bank loans, personal loans, overdraft agreements and credit card debt. Equity capital refers to funds generated by the sale of stock, either common or preferred shares. While these funds need not be ...

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  17. Should Retirees Seeking Income Go Into Debt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... aversion to debt. On a few points Anderson and the puritans are in alignment. Some kinds of debt, like credit card debt, are always bad; card debt represents profligacy rather than wealth building. We can probably also all agree that a home mortgage ...

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  18. Chicago Bankruptcy Lawyer Richard Fonfrias Addresses Limitations of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Market Wire

    ... debt, Richard Fonfrias invites your questions about Illinois bankruptcy, debt settlement, foreclosure, credit card debt, loans, tax liens or other financial concerns. For more information call 312-969-0730 or inquire online at ...

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  19. Banks snub plea on card feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | West Australian

    ... last month, not one of the big four have moved. Consumers last month paid interest on almost $33 billion of credit card debt for 15.8 million cards. After the Reserve Bank's move to cut in official interest rates last month, Mr Hockey demanded all ...

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  20. How does a company's capitalization structure affect its profitability?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Investopedia

    ... the sale of stock to shareholders. Debt can come from many sources, such as bank loans, personal loans and credit card debt, but it must always be repaid at a later date, usually with interest. Both types of capital financing carry some degree of ...

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