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1 hr ago | The Japan Times

A little self-control can add up to big savings

A few weeks back, when I wrote about the joys of the 15-year mortgage, I got the same reaction from a lot of people: "Why would you repay a loan when at these low rates, it's practically free money?" I hear this about a lot of things.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

15 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Huntsville man charged with Carl Philip Herold in multi-count child sex case sued for unpaid loans

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Charles Walker Dunnavant, who is facing multiple child sex abuse and related charges, is now being sued by his former employer, Redstone Federal Credit Union, for repayment of loans and credit card debt.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Personal Finance, Madison County, AL

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Puerto Rico Debt Load Defied as Bonds Extend Rally: Muni Credit

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says Puerto Rico needs to cut its debt to levels from 2000.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bank of New York, Economics News, Bankruptcy, White Plains, NY, Personal Finance

20 hrs ago | MLive.com

SavingsAngel: One in two Americans is committing this financial sin

Josh Elledge is chief executive "Angel" of SavingsAngel.com , a website that teaches consumers how to save money through a free money savings video eCourse and podcast .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Study Shows High Number of Unpaid Debts

The Urban Institute released a new study, showing a third of Americans have unpaid bills or owe money to collection agencies.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

NY1

Personal Loans Offer Discipline for the Credit-Phobic

Feel like you lack the discipline to pay down your credit card debt? One option is to borrow money to pay back the money you borrowed, with a personal loan.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

WebCPA

Congress Introduces Bill to Provide Tax Relief for Student Loan Borrowers

A pair of Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill that would provide tax relief to student loan borrowers who have been granted debt relief after consistently repaying their student loan debt for at least 20 years, giving them an exemption from being taxed on the amount forgiven on the loans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mark Pocan, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Frederica Wilson, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Action needed on student debt crisis

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Home Buying, Home, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Scott Walker, US Governors, Opinion

Sys-Con Media

New Study Shows 35 Percent of Americans Facing Debt Collections

"They should reach out to a non-profit credit counseling organization if they need help understanding the report or resolving their debt."

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Personal Finance

MyBankTracker

Best Low Interest Credit Cards to Help You Eliminate Debt 2014

You've heard of people getting trapped in credit card debt even though they're making large monthly payments.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Hispanic Business

Business Highlights

That knowledge is fueling an attempt to change the way people connect at work. Asana, a , peddles software that combines the elements of a communal notebook, social network, instant messaging application and online calendar to enable teams of employees to share information and do most of their jobs without relying on email.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Hispanic Business

Acing Money 101: What Every College Student Needs to Know about Personal Finance

While many college-bound students will spend their summers preparing for the fall semester, few will ask themselves if they are financially prepared for the next four years.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Study finds 35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Related Topix: Urban Institute, Technical Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

MSN Money

4 kinds of people who hate credit cards

It's easy for people to see the benefits of using a credit card. They offer the convenience of carrying around cash, while having protections against loss and theft.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

Whopping 35% Have Debt in Collection! Delinquent Debt in America: By Region and Metro Area, Where Is?

The Urban Institute has an interesting 14-page synopsis on Delinquent Debt in America .

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Columbia, SC

US News & World Report

Why You Need a 'Fun Fund' in Your Budget

As long as you have a fun fund, you don't have to deprive yourself of a trip to the movies.

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Related Topix: Dieting, Life, Food, Personal Finance, Drink, Coffee

KFVS12

Wipe out debt for good

The average U.S. household owes more than $7,000 on their credit cards. Average U.S. household mortgage debt is around $154,000, and average U.S. household student loan debt is more than $33,000.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Home Buying

Fox News

Finding Mutual Funds With the Highest Rate of Return

My wife and I have $25,000 in credit card debt, $2,500 in medical bills and $89,000 each in student loan debt from when we each got our masters' degrees.

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Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Retirement, Business News

Erie Times News

Dave Ramsey: Don't use 529 fund to pay off debt

Dear Dave: My wife and I have $25,000 in credit card debt, $2,500 in medical bills and $89,000 each in student loan debt from when we each got our master's degrees.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Past-due debt prevalent across U.S., with South the highest

In this May 9, 2012 file photo, a Visa credit card is tendered at opening of the Superdry store in New York's Times Square.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, San Antonio, TX, Urban Institute, Technical Services

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