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From: The Kernel | By: Nick Douglas | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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The new GOP report doesn't mention EPA's carbon rule for power plants, but it clearly assumes the regulation will drive up energy costs. Here's why that assumption is wrong.The post What The GOP’s New Report On Energy Insecurity Doesn’t Tell You...
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeff Spross | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara (@pkollipara). To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. Follow...
From: Washington Post | By: Puneet Kollipara | Friday, September 19, 2014
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On the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty,” Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation posted a devastating after-action report pronouncing it “a colossal flop” at the Daily Signal: Since its beginning, U.S. taxpayers have...
From: Red State | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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There are a lot of offers to transfer your existing credit card balances to new cards for little or no interest. Should you take advantage?...
From: The Motley Fool | By: Matthew Frankel, The Motley Fool | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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The “Books with Impact” series takes a deeper look at specific books that have had a profound impact on my financial, professional, and personal growth by extracting specific points of advice from those books and looking at how I’ve applied them...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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The Detroit City Council approved the creation of a regional water authority, pushing forward an integral part of the city’s plan to restructure $18 billion of debt and exit bankruptcy....
From: New York Times | By: REUTERS | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Extreme poverty, drug addiction and debt plagued the Spirit family for years before, the police said, Don C. Spirit killed his daughter, six grandchildren and himself on Thursday....
From: New York Times | By: LIZETTE ALVAREZ and FRANCES ROBLES | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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The final film in the Atlas Shrugged trilogy (previously) is now in theaters and the reaction has been a stupendous... meh. The first film debuted over three years ago (on April 15th) and starred the future Piper Chapman as protagonist Dagny Taggart....
From: MetaFilter | By: AlonzoMosleyFBI | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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From: USA Today | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Shaun Donovan gave his first speech as White House budget director Friday, and he didn't even mention that Washington obsession of recent years, the $17.8 trillion national debt. No, in the run-up to next week's United Nations climate summit in New York,...
From: Washington Post | By: Lori Montgomery | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The administration debates various plans to cripple ISIS. Approximately 90 seconds. Written and performed by Remy. Video and graphics by Meredith Bragg. Music tracks by Ben Karlstrom. Scroll down for downloadable versions and subscribe to Reason TV's...
From: Reason | By: Remy | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Perhaps if they're equal in name only.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Walter Frick | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Who could blame them?
From: Reason | By: Zenon Evans | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Some describe their surprise when they were sued after falling behind on medical and credit card bills....
From: Miller McCune | By: ProPublica | Friday, September 19, 2014
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After IVF, this couple had significant medical debt—which turned out to be the best thing that could have happened to their money.
From: Forbes | By: LearnVest | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Research suggests that family violence is two to four times higher in the law-enforcement community than in the general population. So where's the public outrage?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Outdated laws enable collectors to seize up to 25 percent of debtors' wages -- and sometimes everything they own...
From: Salon.com | Friday, September 19, 2014
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FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Your Student Loans Are Going To Affect Your Kids Too (Financial Planning) One-third of American parents are still paying off student...
From: Business Insider | By: Elena Holodny | Friday, September 19, 2014
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BERLIN: The head of Germany's Bundesbank has criticised the European Central Bank's (ECB) recent cut in borrowing costs and its pledge to buy repackaged debt, saying they took pressure off governments to implement needed reforms.
From: The Star Malaysia | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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It was a déjà vu moment this week when HUD Secretary Julian Castro pledged to promote homeownership, calling it the “cornerstone of the American dream” in his first major policy speech. Nearly two decades earlier, another former San Antonio mayor...
From: Washington Post | By: Dina ElBoghdady | Friday, September 19, 2014
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How to see into the future - Tim Harford Climate Realities - Robert Stavins Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition - NYTimes.com Return of the Bums on Welfare - Paul Krugman The (Non-) Standard Asymptotics of Dickey-Fuller Tests...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Higher levels of student debt will reduce U.S. home sales by around 8% this year, according to a report released Friday by John Burns Real Estate Consulting, an advisory firm.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Nick Timiraos | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The Medicaid program, already the nation's largest insurer, has quickly added millions to its rolls since the start of Obamacare's coverage expansion. And it appears that Medicaid enrollees are generally happy to have coverage, though many are encountering...
From: Washington Post | By: Jason Millman | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The strong inflows in the recent months have taken the cumulative net investments of foreign investors into Indian debt market to Rs 2.22 lakh crore.
From: The Economic Times | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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One in 10 Americans between the ages of 35 and 44 had money seized from a paycheck and sent off to pay a debt last year ... the average household’s balance at about $6,802. And one in three Americans is dogged by collections, or debts more than 180...
From: Free Republic | By: Market Watch | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The Federal Reserve released the Q2 2014 Flow of Funds report yesterday: Flow of Funds.According to the Fed, household net worth increased in Q2 compared to Q1, and is at a new record high:The net worth of households and nonprofits rose $1.4 trillion...
From: Calculated Risk Blog | By: Bill McBride | Friday, September 19, 2014
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WASHINGTON — Shaun Donovan gave his first speech as White House budget director Friday and he didn’t even mention that Washington obsession of recent years: the $17.8 trillion national debt.
From: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | By: By Lori Montgomery / The Washington Post | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Polly Bergen can be described in one word; resilient. Ms. Bergen, 84, passed away at her home in Southbury, Connecticut, according to ABC News. Ms. Bergen’s publicist, Judy Katz, confirmed Ms. Bergen was surrounded by family and close friends when...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Glenn Brock | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Filed under: Personal Finance, Credit Cards, Auto Loans, Credit Score, Debt Assistance Getty Images By Ellen Chang NEW YORK -- Too many Americans are following a trend of saving woefully too little and spending too much -- thus racking up loads of debt....
From: Daily Finance | By: MainStreet.com | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Arsenal are reportedly preparing to launch a January offer for Real Madrid's Isco, and while the Gunners have several defensive needs they desperately need to fill, a move for the Spain international has to rank high on their list of priorities. According...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Gianni Verschueren | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Strange facts about the USA that most Americans don’t realize. I consider myself an ignorant American, since I am proud [...]
From: The Luxury Spot | By: Gary | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Filed under: Personal Finance, Financial Education Shutterstock Let's be honest. Most people would rather talk openly about their sex lives with a stranger than share the status of their finances. While a variety of emotions, backgrounds and experiences...
From: Daily Finance | By: Mary Beth Storjohann | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Eight percent fewer homes will transact than normal in 2014, purely due to student debt. This week, our clients received a 30-page paper that assesses the impact of student loans on home buying for households under the age of 40. Our conclusion is that...
From: The Real Deal | By: ChrisC | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank is not currently considering widening its asset purchases to include government debt, ECB Governing Council member Christian Noyer was quoted as saying on Saturday.
From: The Star Malaysia | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Recent findings show a meaningful correlation between student loan debt and a drop in small business start-ups -- but you can still become en entrepreneur!...
From: The Motley Fool | By: Anna B. Wroblewska, The Motley Fool | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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The private operator of the Indiana Toll Road, facing possible bankruptcy due to $6 billion in debt, said it expects to submit a restructuring plan in court by Monday....
From: Chicago Tribune | By: Jon Hilkevitch | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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When it comes to tying the knot with your significant other, no question should be left unanswered. Dear Wendy explains why 15 important topics must be discussed before you walk down the aisle. I've been writing an advice column in some shape or form...
From: TresSugar | By: Dear-Wendy | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank Bhd took the top spot in RAM Rating Services Bhd’s League Table for private debt securities (PDS) and Sukuk issues for the period ended June 30, 2014.
From: The Star Malaysia | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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 I hate to be the one to tell you this, but: we, the people of the Internet, have collectively run up a colossal amount of technical debt. Much of our online infrastructure consists of band-aid and/or legacy Rube Goldberg solutions hacked together with...
From: TechCrunch | By: Jon Evans | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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A larger than expected majority of Scots (55.3%) voted to remain in the UK. Westminster has promised more powers for Scotland, which has lead to calls for further powers for Northern Ireland, Wales and, of course, England. The politics will get messy,...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Kiron Sarkar | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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By now it should be clear that the monetary experiment currently being carried out in Japan (known as “Abenomics”) is fundamentally different from the kind of quantitative easing which was implemented  in the United States and the United Kingdom...
From: A Fistful of Euros | By: Edward Hugh | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Incheon (South Korea) (AFP) - Olympic boss Thomas Bach Saturday said future Games hosts would have to prove their "sustainability" and that there would be a shake-up of the bidding criteria.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president made the...
From: Business Insider | By: Peter Hutchison | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Real Madrid’s debt pile climbed over 10 percent in the past 12 months and now stands at a whopping €602 million, according to a report by Marco Ruiz of AS. Madrid announce €600m debt...http://t.co/wZcgyNZ9r2 — footballespana (@footballespana_)...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Alex Livie | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Editor's note: Fitch today affirmed Zambia's credit rating at 'B', and revised the outlook to positive owing largely to the rebased GDP figures, government revoking BoP regulations and promises to consolidate fiscal spending as part of the ongoing discussion...
From: Zambian Economist | By: Chola Mukanga | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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September 19, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - The leader of the opposition radical-right party Just Peace Forum (JPF) has urged the Sudanese government to stop the ongoing preparations for 2015 elections saying it will hamper the national dialogue process. Last August...
From: Sudan Tribune | By: SudanTribube.com | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Singer Maxine Jones — who was kicked out of En Vogue two years ago — is blaming her old band mates for her massive debt and bankruptcy.Jones was ordered by a judge last year to stop using the En Vogue name … which led to her filing for… WWW.TMZ.COM...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: TMZ Staff | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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BloombergMost college-educated 30- and 40-somethings earn more than their parents did at the same age, yet they’re saving less. Student debt is partly to blame.
From: Real Clear Markets | By: Bloomberg | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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What The Cosby Show's first episode can teach us about the economic stagnation plaguing low-income AmericansThe post The economic lessons for today in The Cosby Show pilot appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Jason Kirby | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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