Credit Card Debt Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Twice as many Americans now forced to delay marriage, college, kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | MarketWatch

    ... ng medical bills (29%), a need to take care of elderly parents or other relatives (29%), having to pay down credit card debt (28%), concerns about losing their job (27%), and difficulty making mortgage payments (25%).

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  2. Student Loans and U.S. ProsperityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2013 | CFR.org

    ... 2004 - and was the only household debt that rose during the recent recession, surpassing auto loans and credit card debt. Student-loan debt passed $1 trillion dollars in 2013 - quadrupling since 2004 - and was the only household debt that rose ...

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  3. Increasing Number of Americans Now Delaying Higher Education,...Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... delayed life decisions are a need to take care of elderly parents or other relatives (29 percent), pay down credit card debt (28 percent), as well as concerns about losing their job (27 percent) and difficulty making mortgage payments (25 percent). ...

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  4. State denies approval of academy's massage programRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | KEPR CBS 19

    ... to pay their bills, but beware: a growing number of scammers are targeting consumers with significant credit card debt. Identity theft is a crime where someone steals your personal information and uses it without permission, usually to get money. A ...

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  5. This CEO is taking on the biggest banks on Wall Street - and winningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Renaud LaPlanche went from trying to help people get a better rate on credit-card debt to taking on the entire banking industry. Lending Club got its footing in the financial-services industry by being one of the first startups to streamline the financing process online.

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  6. Emanuel launches 2nd term agenda with airport changes, borrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... and pay off short-term debt that's akin to a city credit card balance. Banks had the right to call in that credit card debt after a major credit rating agency downgraded the city's creditworthiness to junk status. But even as Emanuel noted that ...

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  7. I maxed out my credit cards getting my car fixed. What do I do?Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... do? Obviously, your first financial priority has to be getting your debt paid off as quickly as possible. Credit card debt typically comes with some of the highest interest rates in the industry, making this type of debt some of the most dangerous ...

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  8. Credit card firms urge BOT to clarify terms of DSI's interest-rate proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Nation

    CARD and personal-loan providers have asked the Bank of Thailand to discuss with the Department of Special Investigation the proposed new Interest Rate Act, which is creating confusion for them. The DSI said on Tuesday that it was proposing that the Justice Ministry revoke the outdated law and replace it with a new version that provides harsher penalties against lenders charging borrowers more than 15-per-cent interest.

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  9. Blue Elephant Capital Hires Ex-UBS Portfolio Manager MacWilliamsRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Blue Elephant Capital Management, an investment firm focused on buying debt created by online lending platforms, hired former UBS Group AG portfolio manager Kent MacWilliams to be director of credit. MacWilliams, 34, started Monday and will help Irvington, New York-based Blue Elephant hone its investment strategy, according to Chief Investment Officer Brian Weinstein.

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  10. Does Applying for Student Loans Hurt Your Credit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Switched

    ... So your credit score would be less affected by a high debt load of student loans than by a high amount of credit card debt. In fact, one of the simplest ways to keep your ratio of used-to-available credit low is to pay off all your outstanding ...

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  11. Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC v. HealyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... action. On August 22, 2012, the plaintiff filed a complaint alleging that the defendant had defaulted on a credit card debt of $5963.13. The complaint further alleged that the original creditor, U.S. Bank National Association, had conveyed title of ...

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  12. 4 common myths about millennial buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Inman Real Estate News

    ... adjusting for inflation) than a 25-year-old in 1975, 1985, 1995 or 2005. They are also less likely to hold credit card debt and more likely to hold an advanced college degree - both associated with future wealth creation. Finally, this generation is ...

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  13. Snowball Effect head of platform and investor growth Josh DaniellRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | NBR Newsroom

    ... man on an above-average income whose loan is typically $15,000 and mainly used to either pay off credit card debt or for home improvements. The average retail investor, who accounts for 20% percent of its marketplace, is a bit younger than the ...

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  14. Money 101: How to Get Your Credit Ready for CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Credit.com

    ... getting your own credit card . It's likely to be a low-limit card, but that's OK. Going heavily into credit card debt is too easy and certainly not a good thing, especially early on in your financial life. Used responsibly, a credit card can help ...

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

    Jun 16, 2015 | 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 ...

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  16. Is the $2 million equity crowdfunding limit too low?Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Scoop

    ... man on an above average income whose loan is typically $15,000 and mainly used to either pay off credit card debt or for home improvements. The average retail investor, which accounts for 20 percent of its marketplace, is a bit younger than the ...

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  17. Old Bank, New LoansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... consumer loans of a few thousand dollars to regular Americans so that they can do things like consolidate credit card debt or remodel a bathroom. The old bank is planning to do this kind of business in a new way, through a website or an app, acting ...

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  18. Of Prime Interest: Don't waste mortgage renewal opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Kelowna Capital News

    ... a variable rate mortgage or line of credit or vice versa. If you have any high interest loans or existing credit card debt now might be the time to pay them off and include them in your mortgage. If you are increasing your mortgage at renewal ...

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  19. Why Goldman Sachs' consumer loans plan is riskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Age

    ... Traditional lenders are gun-shy these days and have left many borrowers behind. Helping people refinance credit card debt at a lower rate, for example, is potentially a $US400 billion market. That's why several newer companies are jumping in, from ...

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  20. Net Outflows Befall 401(k) Plans: Retirement ScanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | On Wall Street

    ... have large student loan debt, accounting for 15% of their overall debt. Experts advise clients to pay off credit card debt first before focusing on student loans, as credit cards usually have higher interest rates. Clients are also advised not to ...

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