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Sep 18, 2014

The U.S. Debt: Why It Will Continue To Rise

The federal debt has been on the rise since President Nixon decoupled the dollar from the gold standard in 1971. Learn how and why this opened Pandora's 'Money' Box. We'll also examine how much the debt rose during various periods (from 1966 until to...

Sep 19, 2014

Burlington expected to sell portion of stake in Burlington Telecom

A national expert on communities that create their own Internet connections says Burlington Telecom is worth the financial headache.Burlington is expected to sell a significant portion of its ownership stake in the cable and Internet service provider...

Sep 19, 2014

Wanted: Fresh High-Yield Paper, P.R., Detroit Need Not Apply

Sophisticated investors are grabbing for high-yield municipal debt whenever they can find it, creating demand for alternatives beyond the Puerto Rico, Detroit, and tobacco bonds that dominate the non-investment grade segment of the secondary market...

Sep 18, 2014

Yellen says US families need to boost savings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are "extraordinarily vulnerable" to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday Yellen said a ...

Sep 20, 2014

Insolvency Service admits families struggling to find experts to do deals

THE Insolvency Service has admitted that over-borrowed families are finding it difficult to get a financial expert to take on their cases. Now it is set to launch an information campaign to promote its services because the take-up of the new debt dea...

Sep 17, 2014

New Credit Scoring Forgives Small Debt

FICO 08 means that certain types of old debt won't affect your credit score, but it's not all good news...

Sep 19, 2014

Building a Solid Credit History: Advice Parents Should Give Their Children

It’s never too soon to help your student understand how important a good credit history will be in the near future. Credit history measures a consumer's ability to repay debts and their demonstrated responsibility in repaying debts...

Sep 17, 2014

Elizabeth Warren and Suze Orman Call For Student Debt Reform

Warren didn't touch the question of whether she would run in 201... #Elizabeth Warren #Suze Orman

Sep 19, 2014

Peter Darragh Quinn declared bankrupt in NI

A nephew of ex-tycoon businessman Seán Quinn has been declared bankrupt over alleged debts of $188m, it emerged today... #Elizabeth Warren #Suze Orman

Sep 18, 2014

Hopes Of Deal To Rescue Phones 4U Dashed

Thousands of jobs are at risk following the shock demise of the mobile phone retailer, which is said to have huge debts... #Elizabeth Warren #Suze Orman