Nov 5, 2013 If the economy were soaring, bankruptcies might actually spike. Credit standards would loosen and people would take on more risks -- and more debt.
Nov 4, 2013 Detroit's infrastructure problems grind on, despite bankruptcy.
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.
May 6, 2015 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.
Sep 10, 2013 Today, a US district court considers Detroit's request for bankruptcy protection.
Aug 22, 2013 As if Detroit doesn’t have enough money problems, now the cash-strapped city faces a huge bill from their bankruptcy lawyers.
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.