- National Debt to be $27 Trillion in 10 Years, Says the CBO
The New American
With finances in such disastrous shape it's fair to ask again just how the average American is going to be in any position to pay off his share of the national debt. The answer is, he isn't. If that's the case, the next question is, how will the ...
- Shrinking Deficit? U.S. Government Debt Jumps By $1.1 Trillion In Fiscal 2014
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When it comes to the Federal deficit, reliable numbers are as elusive as unicorns. Not that there aren't plenty of numbers out there, but they don't match reality. And reality is ultimately the change in the gross national debt which shows in its ...
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DesMoinesRegister.comSteve King: Each newborn owes $56000 in federal debt
I think it is immoral for us to do that," King said. He spoke to about 20 people at a luncheon sponsored by the Greater Des Moines Partnership at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. The national debt now totals about $17.9 trillion, the Republican ...
King says he'll debate Mowrer
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- The deficit is down, but we share the debt
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
The U.S. budget deficit for fiscal 2014, which ended Sept. 30, dropped by nearly a third from the year before. It was still $486 billion — simplistically, the federal government spent that much more than it took in during the budget year. In a country ...
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Mother JonesInside the Bizarre, Unregulated World of Debt Collection
There was this world where these debts were sold off by the banks for pennies on the dollar and bought and sold. I was really interested in the idea that these debts were out there in the form of Excel spreadsheets. I wrote up a brief pitch for the New ...
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Asbury Park PressStock market turmoil and the global debt trap
Six years after the onset of the financial crisis, the world still has too much debt. The total in 2013, according to the McKinsey Global Institute, came to about $186 trillion. This includes government debt, corporate bonds and loans to individuals ...
SAMUELSON: The global debt trap
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The GuardianRecord world debt could trigger new financial crisis, Geneva report warns
Modest falls in household debt in the UK and the rest of Europe have been offset by a credit binge in Asia that has pushed global private and public debt to a new high in the past year, according to the 16th annual Geneva report. The total burden of ...
Record global debt risks new crisis – Geneva report
Mass default looms as world sinks beneath a sea of debt
Growing global debt pile prompts recession warning
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