Feb 25, 2013 The former Commerce Secretary and financier has warned of danger from the nation's long-term debt for years, and financed a campaign to address it.
Feb 15, 2013 A look at America's debt and deficit trouble through the lens of European economic standards.
Jan 31, 2013 A new study suggests Gen Y borrowers shows their repayment patterns don’t match up with past generations. (And that’s not a good thing.)
Jan 11, 2013 We're talking about some of this week's biggest news stories: consumer debt, the new mortgage rules, and gun control.
Dec 20, 2012 Since 2010, the courts of Philadelphia have embarked on a massive debt collection from ex-offenders. It’s an attempt to collect on $1.5 billion in old fees, fines and forfeited bail owed to the criminal justice system.
Dec 3, 2012 What recourse do creditors have when a sovereign nation decides not to pay its debt? A case study on that question is playing out in U.S. courts.
Nov 15, 2012 Occupy Wall Street gets into buying and forgiving debt, but is it good for the economy?
Nov 15, 2012 It's been more than a year since Occupy Wall Street made its debut in New York's Zucotti Park. Tonight a new initiative, 'Rolling Jubilee,' kicks off with an online celebrity telethon.
Oct 16, 2012 Today the nonpartisan New America Foundation is out with a report that suggests changes to income-based loan repayment rules are benefiting high-income, high-debt students.
Oct 12, 2012 Many of us have heard that in order to keep our credit in good standing, it is actually best to keep some debt on the books. But is there really any truth to this?