MarketWatch

Some states have more student debt than others — here's why ...
MarketWatch
With 70% of bachelor's degree recipients graduating with loans, student debt is becoming an almost universal experience, but that experience may differ ...
These Are the 5 States Where Students Graduate With the Least College DebtMoney Magazine
Average student loan debt for Michigan students still tops $30000Detroit Free Press
Want to Graduate With Minimal Debt? Choose the Right CollegeNerdWallet (blog)
Akron Beacon Journal
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Reuters

How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us
Reuters
(Reuters) - Toys “R” Us Inc has been making $400 million in interest payments on its debt every year, largely due to its $6.6 billion leveraged buyout in 2005. This week, it succumbed to its debt burden, leading to the biggest bankruptcy of a U.S ...
Hobbled by $5 billion in debt, Toys R Us files for bankruptcyChampaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Debt-laden Toys R Us joins bankruptcy listLongview News-Journal

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BBC News

Young people 'face debt epidemic' - BBC News
BBC News
Laura Davies, knows what it can be like to have to raid the overdraft to pay the childminder and borrow from family for accommodation. Now 27, she and her ...
Quarter of young people in constant debt as prices increase and ...The Independent

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Next Avenue

How Debt Is Threatening Retirement Dreams
Next Avenue
According to a recent analysis by MagnifyMoney, the site I co-founded, of data from the University of Michigan Retirement Research Center (MRRC) Health and Retirement Study, a growing number of Americans are carrying burdensome debt into their 50s ...



The Guardian

Jobless and £35000 in debt: 'I got to the point where I didn't want to live'
The Guardian
When the Birmingham substance misuse service was handed from the local NHS trust to a charity, Carol Rice lost her job amid cost-cutting, just as she was facing deeper debt problems. The 59-year-old single mother of three had been helping recovering ...



Even Americans With Good Credit Are Struggling With Debt
Motley Fool
It's no secret that countless Americans are burdened by credit card debt. The typical household, in fact, owes $5,700 in outstanding charges, with Americans in their 30s, 40s, and 50s owing between $8,000 and $9,000, on average. But while you'd think ...



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
Bloomberg -Polygon -Dallas News -Wall Street Journal
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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 ...



Sri Lanka seeks to reschedule debt repayments via new bill
Reuters
COLOMBO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka plans to reschedule some loans to ease its heavy debt replayment burden over the next two years through a new bill, a top government official told Reuters on Wednesday. The island nation's repayment cycle of ...

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Bloomberg

Carney's 200 Billion Reasons to Fret About Consumer Debt
Bloomberg
Unsecured debt totaled 202 billion pounds ($274 billion) in July, the highest since 2008, having risen by almost 10 percent over the past year. While that's only a fraction of total household borrowing, officials are worried that people in financial ...


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