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Tackling a Pension Shortfall by Taking on Debt
To investors more accustomed to companies issuing debt to fund acquisitions and stock buybacks or issue dividends, this may sound like a troubling trend. But it is actually a very good idea. More companies with underfunded pension plans should do the ...

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Student loan debt up more than 450% since 2003 | Fox Business
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While total U.S. household debt in the first quarter of 2017 surpassed its $12.68 trillion peak reached during the recession, according to data from the New York ...
PressTV-457% rise in US student loan debt since 2003Press TV

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S&P's “Improved” Outlook On Greece: GDP Growth, Mountains Of Debt & Then?
We project that the ratio of net general government debt to GDP will continue declining, after reaching 170% in 2016, but will not be below 150% of GDP until 2021. Greece's net general government debt remains the second highest of the 130 sovereigns we ...
Greece comeback bond has to deal with debt ceilingNasdaq
IMF pushes for 'realistic' Greek debt relief after approving cash injectionFinancial Times
A Greek debt market foray should be step to full return, government saysReuters
Kathimerini -Plainview Daily Herald
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The Hill

DNC adds to debt after falling behind RNC in June fundraising
The Hill
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) added $200,000 to their now $3.3 million debt in June, according to the most recent Federal Election Commission report, falling further behind Republican fundraising efforts. The Republican National Committee ...
DNC Finished Last Month $3.3 Million In DebtThe Daily Caller
FEC Report: Democratic National Committee Is $3.3M in DebtNewsmax
DNC $3.3M in DebtOne America News Network (press release)

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T-Bill Yields Edge Up on Debt-Ceiling Anxieties
For emerging markets, a lower dollar makes it easier for them to repay debts denominated in the U.S. currency. A weaker dollar also tends to give commodity prices a lift, a plus for exporters of commodities. But the greenback's weakness—and its ...
Congress Must Avoid Spooking Markets on Debt Limit, Wyden SaysBloomberg
Debt ceiling looms with GOP stuck in neutral (Editorial)

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U.S. debt limit fears send October T-bills to worst week since March
U.S. Treasury bills due to be repaid in October faced their worst weekly performance since March on concerns that debt payments may be delayed if Congress ...
Anxiety Over the Debt Ceiling Is Showing Up in Treasury Bills ...Bloomberg

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New York attorney general investigates student debt creditors for missing paperwork
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he has issued subpoenas Wednesday to begin investigating the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, a student-debt creditor group whose collection practices have been criticized for allegedly shoddy ...
$5 billion in student loan debt could be forgiven due to missing ...WHDH-TV

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CNN International

The debt ceiling is dumb -- and dangerous
CNN International
An idea like the debt ceiling could only be cooked up in Washington; instead of restraining Congress from spending taxpayer money, it invites them to run up debt first and then debate later whether to pay for it -- or not. This is dangerous because it ...
What's the deal with the debt ceiling? 5 questions
In A Debt Crisis, US May Have To Decide Payment PrioritiesNPR
Debt Limit - -Congressional Budget Office -Federal Reserve Economic Data - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Students juggle jobs, school and still face debt
Redding Record Searchlight
Going to school was going to be a challenge for Julianna Lash, single mother of four children, and she expected as much when she was accepted to Simpson University. What she didn't expect was the debt. “I applied for every scholarship I could get ...

Excess credit hour policies increase student debt - Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed
A new research paper finds that excess credit hour policies don't lead to completion, just more student debt.

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