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Rising numbers of seniors are paying off student loans

Sep 16, 2014
Between 2004 and 2010, the number of seniors with student loan debt quadrupled.
Posted In: loan student debt, senior citizens, debt
Credit delinquencies

The credit card delinquency rate is at a 7-year low

Aug 26, 2014
Rates are actually "considerably lower" than before the recession hit.
Posted In: credit card debt, Banks, revenue, credit, debt

What's behind no-interest medical credit

Aug 13, 2014
A bigger chunk of hospitals' money is coming from consumers, not insurers.
Posted In: health insurance, debt, medical debt
Medical debt

Why medical debt is different from other debt

Aug 8, 2014
New FICO score calculations will lessen the impact of unpaid medical bills.
Posted In: medical costs, debt, credit score
Dow Jones plunges

Argentina defaults

Aug 1, 2014
Talks broke down between Argentina and some of its bondholders, triggering default. Tim Fernholz, reporter for Quartz, explains.
Posted In: Argentina, default, debt
Argentina-Vultures

Vultures show Argentina no mercy

Jul 31, 2014
We look at vulture funds and what they do.
Posted In: Argentina, debt, bond market
Argen

What happens if Argentina defaults?

Jul 29, 2014
It’s looking increasingly likely that Argentina will default on some of its bonds.
Posted In: Argentina, bad debt, debt
Puerto Rico

How will Puerto Rico's poor economy affect you?

Jul 25, 2014
The island’s economy is floundering and debt is mounting. How does that affect your wallet?
Posted In: Puerto Rico, debt

The U.S. Supreme Court deals a blow to Argentina

Jun 16, 2014
The Supreme Court won't hear Argentina's appeal over its debts to hedge funds.
Posted In: Argentina, Supreme Court, global economy, debt

The difference between debt and deficit: An explainer

Jun 10, 2014
A lot of people confuse the words debt and deficit. They're not quite the same.
Posted In: debt, deficit, U.S. debt, whiteboard

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