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

    Thursday Mar 26 | Local TV Station KTVZ

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

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  3. Daniel Borenstein: Richmond's $446 million retirement debt works out...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  4. Op-ed: Americans must discipline themselves to avoid drowning in debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  5. How To Create A Credit Card Debt Escape PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  6. The Surprising Dark Side of Forgiven DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  7. What are some examples of different types of capital?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  8. Should Retirees Seeking Income Go Into Debt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  9. Chicago Bankruptcy Lawyer Richard Fonfrias Addresses Limitations of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  10. Banks snub plea on card feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  11. How does a company's capitalization structure affect its profitability?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  12. How Federal Workers Pinch Pennies When the Government Shuts DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | National Journal

    ... for instance, wound up relying on more expensive credit options, such as making late payments on revolving credit card debt or increasing their debt levels, which also resulted in higher interest charges. These workers were still holding excess debt ...

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  13. Mariano didn't jump this time eitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Philly.com

    RICK MARIANO inched around City Hall's cramped observation deck, 500 feet above ground, just below Billy Penn's massive bronze feet. This was Tuesday, almost 10 years since the then-beleaguered City Councilman came up here alone and despondent, then turned off his cellphone.

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  14. Dave Ramsey: Pay for gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... scorched-earth kind of intensity. Let's take a closer look at this. You have unpaid taxes, not to mention credit card debt hanging over your heads, and he's talking about going on a trip and saving up for toys? I'm sorry, but that's completely ...

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  15. How to get the most from credit card rewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Dallas Morning News

    ... another $5 if you have a checking or savings account with the bank. If you have a good credit score and no credit card debt, look for cards that let you earn 2 percent or more whenever you make a purchase. "That should be the minimum reward you get ...

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  16. Safer ways to use CraigslistRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | KEPR CBS 19

    ... to pay their bills, but beware: a growing number of scammers are targeting consumers with significant credit card debt. As we honor our former military personnel, Veteran's Day is also a good time to recognize the year-round attempts to defraud them ...

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  17. Credit Cards Really Are Loans, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | BlogHer

    ... to credit card use. It seems there is a big disconnect between people who are new to the forums (who know credit card debt is bad and don't fully understand what a credit card is) and people like myself who have been on there for a long time. What ...

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  18. The case for not paying off your mortgage by retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Washington Post

    ... 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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  19. If I marry you, do I marry your student loans too?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WISW-AM Columbia

    ... paid off? Be clear about your goals and how long it will take to get there. -- Does he have high-interest credit card debt and live beyond his means? Then you have a problem. If he's cavalier about the debt load -- and living on credit cards or ...

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  20. Co-pilot 'intentionally' caused plane to crashRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | KEPR CBS 19

    ... to pay their bills, but beware: a growing number of scammers are targeting consumers with significant credit card debt. Washingtonians are incredibly generous people. Many of us give money to help those in need. Unfortunately, people can be ...

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