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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
Want to Graduate With Minimal Debt? Choose the Right CollegeNerdWallet (blog)
Average student loan debt for Michigan students still tops $30000Detroit Free Press
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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
toys“r”us, inc. commences court-supervised processes to implement financial restructuringToys“R”Us, Inc.

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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 ...



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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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 ...



Indianapolis Star

This is the average student loan debt in Indiana
Indianapolis Star
There's a good chance that more than half of your college classmates you just graduated with have thousands of dollars of student loan debt. According to a new study from The Institute for College Access & Success, the average graduate from an Indiana ...



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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Dallas News (blog)

DART could saddle future generations with huge debt if it uses backup plan to finance rail, experts warn
Dallas News (blog)
But some experts say that deferring payment on debt can get out of hand. Upon hearing the term "capital appreciation bonds," Tracy Gordon, a senior fellow with the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, responded with an "Oh no." "It's a way of backloading ...

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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 ...


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