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Couple who paid off $200K debt in 2 years reveal how they did it
NEW YORK – It wasn't too long ago that Sunethra Muralidhara was buried under a mountain of debt. She had taken out loans for undergraduate and law school, which put her about $200,000 in the hole. But she wasn't too worried about it at the time.

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Debt ceiling could be hit this summer: Sources
The White House is starting to warn that the U.S. government could reach its borrowing limit late this summer -- sooner than previously expected. Senior administration staff delivered the message to conservative groups this week. The CBO had previously ...
Timeline Tightens on the Debt
Ryan: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadlineNews Chief
Congress faces debt limit vote sooner than expected as revenue slowsUSA TODAY
The Daily Caller -Politico
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China has a huge debt problem. How bad is it?
That spending spree has resulted in a domestic debt hangover, particularly among some of the country's bloated and inefficient state-owned companies. Corporate debt in China soared to around 170% of GDP in 2016, roughly double the average of other ...
Why China's Growing Debt Load Worries the WorldNew York Times
China's Downgrade Could Lead to a Mountain of DebtBloomberg
China's debt mountain: Should we worry?BBC News
Reuters -USA TODAY -Barron's
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China's reforms not enough to arrest mounting debt: Moody's
The comments came two days after Moody's downgraded China's sovereign ratings by one notch to A1, saying it expects the financial strength of the world's second-largest economy to erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to mount.
Why China's Rise Is Built on Debt (And the Bill Keeps Getting Bigger)The National Interest Online
China's State Media Hits Out at Debt Downgrade With a Buffett QuoteBloomberg
China risks another downgrade if debt bubble not fixed, says Moody'sThe Guardian

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Puerto Rico governor is searching for 'clarity' on $74B debt
New York Post
As Puerto Rico sought bankruptcy-like relief for its $74 billion debt load on May 3, the hedgies that own some of that debt filed lawsuits one day before to determine who gets paid first. “The initial problem is that there was really never clarity on ...

New York Times

China's Addiction to Debt Now Threatens Its Growth
New York Times
A major credit rating agency sounded the alarm on Wednesday, saying the steady buildup of debt would erode China's financial strength in the years ahead. The agency, Moody's Investors Service, cut the country's debt rating, its first downgrade for the ...

The Hill (blog)

Congress must address student loan debt crisis, a national economic drag
The Hill (blog)
Student loan debt is a serious problem in need of meaningful solutions – from education for borrowers about the impact of debt on their financial future, to help repaying their debt faster so they can save for other financial goals. Tax reform presents ...
Ameritech Financial: Student Loan Debt Hindering Retirement Saving for Older BorrowersPR Newswire (press release)
Ask Brianna: Should I Pick My First Job Based on My Debt?Palm Beach Post
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Don't Bet on ItBloomberg
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Student loan scam: Strategic Student Solutions accused of bilking ...
Strategic Student Solutions is accused of bilking at least $11M from consumers.

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Will Wedding Season Drive You Into Debt?
Motley Fool
If you charge their collective $2,400 cost of attendance on a credit card with 20% interest, and it takes you a solid two years to pay off that debt, you'll wind up spending roughly $530 extra. Or, to put it another way, you'll wind up adding over $175 ...

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[ May 26, 2017 ] Reports says Indiana debt one of the lowest in the nation Local News
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Indianapolis, Ind. — The Moody's Investor Service State Debt Medians report says Indiana has the sixth lowest public tax-supported debt in the nation. The debt equates to $306 per taxpayer. “For more than a decade, Indiana's public and private sector ...

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