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Poll: 18 Percent Of Americans Believe They Will Die In Debt

Almost one in five Americans believe they will die while still in debt, according to a new survey commissioned by CreditCards.com

12/15/2014

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42.9 Million Americans Have Unpaid Medical Bills

Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers — 42.9 million people — have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

12/11/2014

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Study: Working More Hours Won’t Get Employees Raises

Working late hours and additional days will not help get you a promotion or a raise, a new study finds.

10/30/2014

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D.C., Md. and Va. Have Some of Highest Credit Card Debt, Report Says

Residents of D.C., Maryland, and Virginia carry some of the highest credit card debt in the country, according to a new list compiled by Credit.com.

09/18/2014

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U.S. Auto Loans Soar To Highest In 8 years

U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.

08/18/2014

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Study: 35 Percent in US Facing Debt Collectors

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

07/29/2014

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Clinton: I ‘Fully Appreciate How Hard Life Is For So Many Americans’

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that she and former President Bill Clinton “fully appreciate how hard life is for so many Americans,” seeking to refine remarks she made about the pair being “dead broke” when they left the White House.

06/10/2014

The Democratic National Committee says it raised $8.9 million last month and has cut its debt to a new low this election cycle. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

DNC Raises $9M In April, Cuts Debt To New Low

The Democratic National Committee says it raised $8.9 million last month and has cut its debt to a new low this election cycle.

05/20/2014

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Survey: Nearly 40 Percent Of Americans Can’t Come Up With $2,000 For Emergency

A survey has found that roughly 40 percent of Americans can’t come up with $2,000 if an emergency arises.

04/08/2014

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Argentina Files Appeal To US Supreme Court To Avert ‘Economic Catastrophe’

Argentina filed a long-shot appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday asking the justices in Washington to avert an “economic catastrophe” by overturning lower court rulings that could force the South American government to default on billions of dollars in debts.

02/18/2014

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