Jan 7, 2014 Economic historian John Steele Gordon describes the only time in American history that a president erased the federal debt.
Nov 27, 2013 This time of year, some lenders send out offers to let you "skip a payment."
Oct 17, 2013 There’s a better than average chance that the government could shut down again in a few months if Congress can’t come to an agreement. That uncertainty is a problem for everyone from contractors to the entire US economy.
Oct 4, 2013 For personal purposes, there is a difference between 'good debt' and 'bad debt' -- but can the government make the same distinction?
Oct 4, 2013 On Friday, Ireland is voting to abolish one of the houses of the country's parliament. Supporters say the move is a cost-cutting measure as well.
Oct 1, 2013 Japan is hiking its national sales tax, from 5 percent all the way to 8 percent.
Aug 9, 2013 A survey issued by Credit Karma, a personal finance company, found that 72 percent of Americans would rather keep their current debt than gain 25 pounds and be completely debt free.
Aug 3, 2013 From learning the lingo to paying on time, we've got some guidelines for avoiding common credit card pitfalls.
Aug 2, 2013 Remember these five tips on credit and debt from today's Marketplace Money.