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A World Awash in Debt

Nov 12, 2010
Think the U.S. map looked red after the mid-term elections? That's nothing compared to what it looks like in a new working paper (PDF) from the...
Posted In: debt, international monetary fund

Slash debt by draining savings?

Nov 11, 2010
Question: My wife and I bought a new car a year ago with a 6% interest rate and have about $14,000 of the loan left to pay over the next four years...
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MIDDAY UPDATE: Sustainable jobs and cell phones

Oct 27, 2010
This week on Marketplace we'll be following sustainable jobs. Today, we learned about the fastest growing industry in the job field: biomedical...
Posted In: airline safety, biomedical engineering, cell phones, China, debt, Facebook, FDA, future-job-o-matic, GlaxoSmithKline, Halloween, mid-day update, MySpace, stimulus, Taxes

Credit card debt and savings

Oct 21, 2010
Question: We recently bought a home and got our "Obama Money." That's what we call the $8,000.00 tax credit we received. My question is; should I...
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A debt elimination strategy

Oct 5, 2010
Question: Our family of six is currently living in a home that is worth significantly less than the $227,000 we owe on the first mortgage and $35...
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Changes in interest rates

Sep 3, 2010
Question: I am about to take a private education loan to pay for medical school. The banks have made it very clear to me that interest rates on my...
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Which at debt first

Aug 20, 2010
Question: I have three debts that I'm paying off and will have an extra $200/month to put toward repayment....
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Pay down debts

Jun 28, 2010
Question: I have three big debts with 3 different interest rates. The first one is my car with zero percent interest for 4 more years, on which I...
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Auto loan vs student loan

May 4, 2010
Question: Chris. I am trying to figure out the best way to pay my remaining student loan while purchasing a newer car. I have about $10k left on my...
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A financial compromise

Apr 26, 2010
Question: My husband and I save approximately $2500 a month of our combined income. We both also contribute to 401Ks that are matched by our...
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