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Some states have more student debt than others — here's why
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The average student debt load in each state ranges from $20,000 in Utah to $36,350 in New Hampshire, according to a report released Wednesday by the Institute for College Access and Success, an organization focused on increasing equality in higher ...

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Young people 'face debt epidemic'
BBC News
The Young Women's Trust says a quarter of young people in England and Wales have to borrow to make ends meet and are facing a "debt epidemic". Ministers say their reforms are improving young people's incomes. But the charity's survey of more than ...
Quarter of young people in constant debt as prices increase and wages stagnate, finds studyThe Independent

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Washington Post

Toys R Us — crushed by debt — files for bankruptcy
Washington Post
Toy store chain Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy Monday night after struggling for years to pay down billions of dollars in debt and remain relevant in an era of online shopping. Toys R Us been spiraling toward bankruptcy for years as it failed to keep ...
Heavy Debt Crushed Owners of Toys 'R' UsWall Street Journal (subscription)
The Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy cocktail: Amazon, Walmart and billions in debtRecode
Toys 'R' Us Files for Bankruptcy, Crippled by Competition and DebtNew York Times
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Pew Research Center

5 facts about government debt around the world
Pew Research Center
Public debt has increased sharply in many countries in recent years, particularly during and after the Great Recession. Globally, the total amount of government debt now exceeds $63.1 trillion, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of ...



Nasdaq

How I Ditched Debt: Homemade Tracker Kept Her Cooking
Nasdaq
In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Their stories may even inspire you topay off your debt. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

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Barron's

Chesapeake Energy: Great Assets, Too Bad About the Debt
Barron's
Chesapeake Energy has dropped 43% so far this year, while the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has fallen "just" 12%. A lot of that has to do with the price of oil--it's dropped 7% so far this year, something that's dinged most energy companies.
Chesapeake rated In-Line at Imperial as fat debt offsets strong asset baseSeeking Alpha

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MarketWatch

America's $20 trillion in debt doesn't seem so alarming after looking at this map
MarketWatch
Yes, of course, nobody comes close to the U.S. in the sheer size of its debt. In fact, the total debt of every country in the European Union combined doesn't even get there. Yet, as cost-estimating website HowMuch.net illustrates in this map, the U.S ...



Teva shares rise 2% on debt covenant amendments
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The company, which has sold a number of assets to pay down debt, including its specialty global women's health business, "appears to have addressed the most important near-term overhangs and I expect the equity to stabilize," said EvercoreISI analyst ...

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The Guardian

Public inquiry needed into UK's £200bn debt crisis, say senior MPs
The Guardian
The chairs of two powerful parliamentary committees have urged the government to set up an independent public inquiry into the £200bn of debt amassed by households. The call by Rachel Reeves, the Labour chair of the business select committee, and ...



CNBC

Debt is the No. 1 cause of financial stress in 35 states—here are 5 ways to get free
CNBC
In fact, in the majority of U.S. states — a whopping 35 of them — debt is the No. 1 cause of financial stress, according to a recent survey by GOBankingRates of more than 7,000 adults in across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. That stress ...


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