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 ...
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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 ...



Teva shares rise 2% on debt covenant amendments
MarketWatch
The company, which has sold a number of assets to pay down debt, including its specialty global women's health business, "appears to have addressed the most important near-term overhangs and I expect the equity to stabilize," said EvercoreISI analyst ...

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The Guardian

Public inquiry needed into UK's £200bn debt crisis, say senior MPs
The Guardian
The chairs of two powerful parliamentary committees have urged the government to set up an independent public inquiry into the £200bn of debt amassed by households. The call by Rachel Reeves, the Labour chair of the business select committee, and ...



America's $20 trillion in debt doesn't seem so alarming after looking at this map
MarketWatch
Yes, of course, nobody comes close to the U.S. in the sheer size of its debt. In fact, the total debt of every country in the European Union combined doesn't even get there. Yet, as cost-estimating website HowMuch.net illustrates in this map, the U.S ...




CNBC

Here's what happens if you don't pay off your credit card debt
CNBC
Americans have more credit card debt than ever before. According to the Federal Reserve American households collectively hold over a trillion dollars in credit card debt. The average American family owes $8,377. "America's credit card balances have ...



CNBC

Debt is the No. 1 cause of financial stress in 35 states—here are 5 ways to get free
CNBC
In fact, in the majority of U.S. states — a whopping 35 of them — debt is the No. 1 cause of financial stress, according to a recent survey by GOBankingRates of more than 7,000 adults in across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. That stress ...



WRTV Indianapolis

Which way to beat debt is right for you?
WRTV Indianapolis
American consumer debt has rebounded to prerecession levels, and the category that includes credit cards hit a record $1.02 trillion this summer. Maybe your credit card debt has crept up too, setting your own personal record. It makes sense to pay ...

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The Guardian

Car finance: the fast lane to debt?
The Guardian
While credit cards and personal loans make up the bulk of a £200bn debt mountain accumulated by British consumers, car finance has seen the fastest expansion. The second most expensive purchase in the majority of people's lives, after buying a home, ...

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