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Money Magazine

I Paid Off $202000 in Debt in Seven Years Using These 4 Behavioral Psychology Tricks
Money Magazine
Elementary school teachers use simple paper chains to decorate their classrooms. But law school graduate Joshua Holt used them to pay off $202,000 worth of debt. Upon graduating with $192,000 in student loans and an additional $10,000 salary advance ...



Marketplace.org

Ray Dalio discusses the anatomy of the debt cycle
Marketplace.org
He recently released a new book, titled "A Template for Understanding Big Debt Crises," in which he touches upon the symptomatic and historic nature of debt cycles and explains how a better understanding of how these cycles function can work in our favor.



CNBC

More parents say 'no' to taking on more than $75000 in student loans
CNBC
Parents are wising up when it comes to taking on debt to pay for their children's college education. That is according to a new survey from T. Rowe Price that was conducted earlier this year. Just 14 percent of parents are willing to take out more than ...

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Capital Press

National farm debt continues to rise
Capital Press
Debt financing has long played a critical role in the capital-intensive U.S. farm sector, but the level of debt is growing and gaining more attention as farm income continues to decline. Total indebtedness now stands at $407 billion, up 46 percent ...



CPAPracticeAdvisor.com

How to Budget for Business Technical Debt
CPAPracticeAdvisor.com
Legacy systems are a perfect example of technical debt. We are all too familiar with that system that everyone dreads to touch and hopes that it doesn't malfunction because any modifications to improve its business value will cost time and money. Yet ...



Debt Diary: How an Engineer Digs Out of $100000 in Loans
NerdWallet (blog)
Debt Diaries is a series about how student loan borrowers save, spend and pay off debt on a daily basis. Want to share your debt diary? Email debtdiaries@nerdwallet.com. Shannon Beranek craved an iced coffee after toiling all morning in 94-degree heat.

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Bloomberg

Comcast Could Enter the $100 Billion Debt Club With Its Sky Bid
Bloomberg
Comcast has said it's committed to maintaining its rating and wants to keep its debt to a manageable level relative to a measure of its earnings, in particular, at about 2.2 times its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization. If ...

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ACA International

FTC Reaches Settlement in Debt Collection Scheme
ACA International
“The operators of an illegal debt collection scheme have agreed to be permanently banned from the debt collection business in order to settle FTC charges that they falsely threatened to have people arrested if their debts were not paid,” according to a ...



Forbes

Why We Should Control The Federal Debt Before The Next Recession
Forbes
National debt is now 105 percent of GDP. Should we worry? Debt alone is not a problem. During WWII, war-related debt was at a all-time high -- 118 percent of GDP. And, debt levels naturally rise in recessions. So, not all debt is bad. But economists ...



NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Demand for Luxury SUVs in China Drives Some Texans Into Debt
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
A booming demand for luxury cars in China, and tactics used in the United States to accommodate those demands, have forced car dealers to, at times, investigate their own customers, NBC 5 Investigates has learned. Federal authorities have grappled with ...


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