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Couple who paid off $200K debt in 2 years reveals how they did it
NEW YORK – It wasn't too long ago that Sunethra Muralidhara was buried under a mountain of debt. She had taken out loans for undergraduate and law school, which put her about $200,000 in the hole. But she wasn't too worried about it at the time.

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Debt ceiling could be hit this summer: Sources
The White House is starting to warn that the U.S. government could reach its borrowing limit late this summer -- sooner than previously expected. Senior administration staff delivered the message to conservative groups this week. The CBO had previously ...
Timeline Tightens on the Debt
Ryan: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadlineNews Chief
Congress faces debt limit vote sooner than expected as revenue slowsUSA TODAY
The Daily Caller
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China's reforms not enough to arrest mounting debt: Moody's
The comments came two days after Moody's downgraded China's sovereign ratings by one notch to A1, saying it expects the financial strength of the world's second-largest economy to erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to mount.
Why China's Rise Is Built on Debt (And the Bill Keeps Getting Bigger)The National Interest Online
China's reforms not enough to arrest rising debt, another downgrade possible: Moody'sBusiness Insider
China's State Media Hits Out at Debt Downgrade With a Buffett QuoteBloomberg
The Guardian
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China has a huge debt problem. How bad is it?
That spending spree has resulted in a domestic debt hangover, particularly among some of the country's bloated and inefficient state-owned companies. Corporate debt in China soared to around 170% of GDP in 2016, roughly double the average of other ...
China's Downgrade Could Lead to a Mountain of DebtBloomberg
China Can't Sustain Its Debt-Fueled Binge, Moody's SaysNew York Times
China's debt mountain: Should we worry?BBC News
Reuters -USA TODAY -Forbes
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The Hill (blog)

Congress must address student loan debt crisis, a national economic drag
The Hill (blog)
Student loan debt is a serious problem in need of meaningful solutions – from education for borrowers about the impact of debt on their financial future, to help repaying their debt faster so they can save for other financial goals. Tax reform presents ...
Ask Brianna: Should I Pick My First Job Based on My Debt?Palm Beach Post
Feds halt alleged student loan debt relief scamKSDK
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Don't Bet on ItBloomberg

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New York Times

China's Addiction to Debt Now Threatens Its Growth
New York Times
A major credit rating agency sounded the alarm on Wednesday, saying the steady buildup of debt would erode China's financial strength in the years ahead. The agency, Moody's Investors Service, cut the country's debt rating, its first downgrade for the ...


iHeartMedia Pushes Back Deadline on Crucial Debt Negotiations
iHeartMedia said it is continuing negotiations on its proposed debt-to-equity swap with bondholders, and so have moved back the deadline to June 9. It said it is also continuing discussions with the lenders of two term loans until that date. iHeart is ...

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[ May 26, 2017 ] Reports says Indiana debt one of the lowest in the nation Local News
Country 103.9 WRBI
Indianapolis, Ind. — The Moody's Investor Service State Debt Medians report says Indiana has the sixth lowest public tax-supported debt in the nation. The debt equates to $306 per taxpayer. “For more than a decade, Indiana's public and private sector ...

Debt Consolidation in 250 Words: What to Know
NerdWallet (blog)
What is debt consolidation? It's rolling several debts — like credit cards and medical bills — into a single payment at a lower interest rate. Ideally, this is part of a plan to become debt-free. When should I consolidate? Debt consolidation is a ...

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Credit Moody's for sounding alarm on China's serious debt problem
American Enterprise Institute
One must applaud the Moody's rating agency for having had the courage to take on the Chinese government and to downgrade its debt rating. However, had Moody's failed to do so, it would have run the risk of seriously eroding that agency's credibility ...

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