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Man goes $47000 in debt after falling for online job scam
A warning to all job seekers -- there's an online scam that could leave you thousands of dollars in debt. Larry Davis told WEWS-TV says he took a job with an online company. They then asked him to buy thousands of dollars' worth of goods to ship out.

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Federal judge rules in favor of bondholders on Puerto Rico debt
The Hill
A federal judge on Friday ruled the U.S. government could be liable for parts of Puerto Rico's $73 billion public debt. Judge Susan Braden of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled against the feds in a motion to dismiss a lawsuit by Puerto Rico's ...

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Trade War and $247 Trillion Global Debt Are a Dangerous Mix
The untold story of the world economy — so far at least — is the potentially explosive interaction between the spreading trade war and the overhang of global debt, estimated at a staggering $247 trillion. That's "trillion" with a "t." The numbers are ...
Global Debt Bomb – FITSNewsFITSNews
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Commentary: Students aren't the only ones crushed by school debt
Fairfield Daily Republic
By Susan Tompor. College debt is building and, increasingly, parents are on the hook. Where do you turn when you've maxed out on federal student loans? Ask Mom and Dad to take out some parent loans, too. The average cumulative federal student loan ...

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Maryland governor announces student debt-relief initiatives
Charlotte Observer
Gov. Larry Hogan is announcing some initiatives aimed at making college more affordable and easing student debt. Hogan made the announcement Monday at the Universities at Shady Grove campus in Rockville. Hogan says he will again introduce ...

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General Electric: $25 Billion Debt Reduction Has Little Substance
Seeking Alpha
$25 billion debt reduction headline has little substance. $18 billion of it is just a shifting of liabilities to Healthcare, which investors already own through GE. Baker Hughes stake is currently valued at $22.5 billion, but everybody knows that ...

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Top US Official: China Overloading Poor Nations With Debt
Voice of America
China is saddling poor nations with unsustainable debt through large-scale infrastructure projects that are not economically viable, the head of the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) said on Monday. The criticism of Beijing ...
China overloading poor nations with debt, top US official saysReuters Africa
China overloading poor nations with debt, top U.S. official says ...Reuters

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How to Consolidate Your Debt News (blog)
You may be able to consolidate all your debt with a loan from your local bank or credit union, an online lender that offers personal loans, or by transferring a balance from a high-rate credit card to a low-rate one. If you get a consolidation loan ...

Deal with the debt
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
The $21.2 trillion national debt today is worrisome enough. But it is going to get worse, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. You may want to sit down for this: Within 30 years, the national debt will top $100 trillion if nothing ...

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Redfin shares fall 4% after share, debt offerings news
Shares of Redfin Corp. RDFN, +2.00% fell more than 4% late Monday after the Seattle-based residential real-estate brokerage said it plans to start public offerings of 3.5 million shares of common stock and $125 million in convertible notes due 2023.

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