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The lump sum from a federal tax refund can help pay off credit card debt or add to savings....
From: New York Times | By: ANN CARRNS | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Rosalia Marzulio wants to bake Kanye West’s honorary doctorate in a cake. That is, the artist and freshman at School of the Art Institute (SAIC) is requesting that SAIC President Walter Massey pass this proposal on to West. She started a Facebook event...
From: Art Fag City | By: Katie Waddell | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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In January, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a report suggesting that many homebuyers spend more time looking for a TV than shopping around for the right mortgage. In an attempt to make things a little less daunting for prospective borrowers,...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Federal flood insurance premiums are going up on Wednesday. That means about a million people will see their premiums double. The rate increase is part of an effort to bring down the debt for the program which subsidizes insurance for people living in...
From: NPR | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Listen up, our friends at DailyWorth are offering some lessons in managing and saving your money. Find out the eight simple money lessons that everyone should know. Get Schooled Where should we learn how to handle money? School. But we don't. Instead,...
From: SavvySugar | By: DailyWorth | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Tasha Courtright hoped degrees in criminal justice and business from Everest College would help her become a probation officer. But three years after graduating, the Lake Elsinore resident is unemployed, living in low-income housing, the mother of a......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KEEGAN KYLE | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Federal and state governments are extracting and pocketing huge payments from big businesses, perverting justice along the way.
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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The Great Recession had political consequences across the world, but nowhere greater than in the periphery of Europe. The debt crisis the recession helped trigger allowed elites to impose severe austerity measures in Greece, Spain, Ireland and Portugal....
From: In These Times | By: Bhaskar Sunkara | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- Volatility remains in fashion on Wall Street as stocks reversed Monday's strong action to close sharply lower on Tuesday. With the new quarter officially starting today, investors will be looking to see if large institutional...
From: TheStreet | By: Roberto Pedone | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Monroe Capital said Wednesday it provided A $14.5 million loan to support BelHealth Investment Partners LLC’s recap of Precision Toxicology LLC. San Diego-based Precision Toxicology is a clinical laboratory that specializes in providing quantitative...
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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April 1: March was a month of volatility, intrigue, crisis and huge divergence in economic policy. Plus, manufacturing around the worldThe post A drama-filled March, and manufacturing madness appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Katherine Dunn | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Students who say their for-profit college degrees are worthless took their "debt strike" to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today.
From: NPR | By: Anya Kamenetz | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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The affected prisoners include a marijuana grower sentenced to life.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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The Great RadioShack Bankruptcy Auction Standoff may be over. The 94-year-old electronics retailer declared bankruptcy in February, and then closed around half of its stores, selling their leases. The company wanted to rid itself of the rest of its stores...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of General Electric  closed down 1.23% to $24.81 on Tuesday after Enel SpA agreed to sell a minority stake in a newly formed partnership holding its U.S. renewable energy assets to the conglomerate for $440 million....
From: TheStreet | By: Andrew Meola | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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I see, you direct (order) US servicemembers to go to some shit hole of a country, have them risk life & limb where many give all in their service while you have the nerve to say, lets even pay them...
From: One Marine's View | By: Maj Pain | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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The prime minister wants to dismantle the Senate and open up jobs for young people, even if their elders fear being shoved aside....
From: New York Times | By: JIM YARDLEY | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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By the time they met in 2014, AJ Amyx and Andy Zitzmann were very familiar with professional coaching. In fact, between training, seminars, books, and coaches, the now 30 and 38-year-olds, respectively, had spent a combined $250,000 on professional development...
From: Business Insider | By: Libby Kane | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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In Washington, raising the levy on fuel is a non-starter. But Republican legislatures that actually have to balance their budgets are finding increases indispensable....
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Buenos Aires (AFP) - Argentina's largest cities ground to a halt Tuesday as transport unions went on strike, demanding tax cuts for low-income workers and putting the government on the defensive seven months out from general elections.An eerie quiet...
From: Business Insider | By: Liliana Samuel | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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ONE frequent stumbling block for the European project is the fact that different countries want different things. Recent Eurostat polling on self-reported happiness highlights those divergences. As usual, Scandinavians are the happiest people in Europe...
From: The Economist | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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WASHINGTON -- Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She's refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now considers so worthless she doesn't include...
From: Free Republic | By: ABC13.com | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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New York (AFP) - GoDaddy, which has built its reputation trying to make Web hosting sexy, storms into Wall Street with a stock offering Wednesday aiming to revive the public markets' appetite for technology.Arizona-based GoDaddy is expected to raise...
From: Business Insider | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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by Mike Dang It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again. If you’re joining us for the first time, you can read about our decision to publicly keep track of our debt here. Pull up those balances! Logan’s paying off a Citi...
From: The Billfold | By: Mike Dang | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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WWD Global Stock Tracker ends first quarter down 0.4% amid weak euro.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Arthur Zaczkiewicz | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Stocks got crushed, sending the Dow back into the red this year, with healthcare stocks falling the most in the final day of trading in the first quarter.  First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,778.9, -197, (-1.1%) S&P 500: 2,068, -18.1, (-0.9%) Nasdaq: 4,901,...
From: Business Insider | By: Akin Oyedele | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Visa  closed down 0.38% to $65.41 in trading on Tuesday after Deutsche Bank's cut its price target 75% to $79 from $316, while maintaining its "buy" rating.  "Visa will continue to use pricing from time to time, but...
From: TheStreet | By: Krysta Michaelides | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Filed under: Student Loans, College, Debt Collection Manuel Balce Ceneta/APMakenzie Vasquez (from left), Pamala Hunt, Latonya Suggs, Ann Bowers, Nathan Hornes, Ashlee Schmidt, Natasha Hornes, Tasha Courtright, Michael Adorno and Sarah Dieffenbacher say...
From: Daily Finance | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Doug Bandow North Korea continues along the nuclear path. A new report warns that Pyongyang could amass a nuclear arsenal as large as 100 weapons by 2020. With that many warheads the North would move from marginal local player to significant regional...
From: Cato Institute | By: Doug Bandow | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Last month, we told you about the Corinthian 15, a group of current and former students at crumbling Corinthian College Inc.’s WyoTech, Heald College, and Everest University campuses who were refusing to pay their federal student loans in protest of...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Yesterday, I address a great reader mailbag question from a parent who was worried about their 11th grade child being ready for college. I’m going to share the question (in bold) and the first part of my answer (in italics) below, because it forms...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Two of the most exciting names in consumer lending and debt management have joined forces. San Francisco- based credit education startup ReadyForZero has been acquired Chicago’s AvantCredit, a big data-driven platform. Both companies have ties to Y...
From: Pando Daily | By: Michael Carney | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath sees cause to worry about the stability of Asia's banking systems.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: WSJ Staff | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Perrigo Company plc said Monday it completed its buy of Omega Pharma Invest N.V. in a deal valued at 3.8 billion Euros (US$4 billion), which includes 1.3 billion in debt. Sellers are Marc Coucke, Waterland Private Equity Fund V CV and the co-investors...
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Using your debit card may seem like a smart way to avoid adding to your credit card debt, but doing so can lead to card declines later due to how those charges work. Here are a few examples.Read more......
From: Lifehacker | By: Kyle James | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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I own an apartment in New York City, which I need to rent out. I found tenants who seem to be lovely people, but I'm struggling to decide whether or not to be concerned about their finances.They're both self employed and paying comparable rent now, though...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: amandabee | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Hermes Infrastructure said Tuesday they have agreed to invest about 1.6 billion pounds (US$2.4 billion) for a minimum stake of 30 percent of Associated British Ports. The investors may buy a further 3.33 percent...
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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YapStone said Tuesday it closed a $60 million financing package from Comerica Bank and Bregal Sagemount. Walnut Creek, Calif.-based YapStone is a provider of web and mobile payment technology solutions for large vertical markets and online marketplaces....
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Writing in The Wall Street Journal, Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) slags his own party's House members for passing a budget last week that not only increased spending totals but refused to pay for them by cutting spending elsewhere. In 2011, he notes, Joint...
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Filed under: Personal Finance, Shopping, Budgeting, Credit Score, Financial Education Shutterstock When most of us think of spring-cleaning, we think about dusting and sweeping and polishing. But there are other areas besides your home that could use...
From: Daily Finance | By: Paula Pant | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Filed under: Careers, Family Money, Personal Finance, Entrepreneurs, Financial Education Khannanova Margarita/Shutterstock The decision to start a family is a huge one on many levels: personally, as a couple and financially. Choosing to run a business...
From: Daily Finance | By: Mary Beth Storjohann | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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State Council said that the investment limit for corporate and local govt debt will be increased to 20 per cent from 10 per cent.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Where does Germany stand in Europe? And are its downtrodden southern neighbours justified in comparing its current dominance to the dark days of Nazi rule? These are the questions that a group of journalists attempt to answer in a special enquiry for...
From: Presseurop | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Germany's total debt increased slightly in 2014, but because the economy grew, its proportion of overall output fell, the Bundesbank (central bank) said on Wednesday.
From: The Local Germany | By: TheLocal | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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In February 2015 the profit of the banking system was BGN 196 million, up by BGN 47 million on the year, according to the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB). In the February 2015 the banking system’s liquidity position continued to build up and the balance...
From: Novinite | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Over at the NYRB (photo by Katherine Cecil): On March 14–15, 2015, The New York Review of Books Foundation, Fritt Ord, and the Dan David Prize held a conference, “What’s Wrong with the Economy—and with Economics?” at Scandinavia House in...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Robin Varghese | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Germany's total debt increased slightly in 2014, but because the economy grew, its proportion of overall output fell, the country's central bank or ...
From: The Standard Hong Kong | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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JAKARTA — Loans to businesses and households in Southeast Asia are growing at their slowest pace in five years, but the region's most indebted economies aren't becoming any less leveraged. Because of deflation, borrowers are at risk of shouldering...
From: Bangkok Post | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Every political comedy show owes a debt to Politically Incorrect, which premiered in 1994.
From: Comedy Central Insider | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Overstock.com, Inc. has invested $5 million into San Jose based Bitcoin technology specialist PeerNova Inc., as part of the second tranche of Series A funding.PeerNova Inc., as part of a second tranche of Series A funding. The company, at least on …...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Duncan Riley | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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