Billionaires have the miracle you need to get out of debt (but they’re keeping it for themselves)

Debt is a way of life in America. Research by the Pew National Trust shows that 80% of Americans are living with some kind of debt. Between student loans, mortgages, and credit card debt, the majority of consumers in the US are feeling the burden. Total student loan debt has reached close to $1.5 Trillion […]

Kim Dotcom says dump 'worthless' dollar in favor of gold & crypto as US debt spirals out of control

Controversial internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has called for the ditching of the US dollar, which, he says, is doomed to depreciation, and investing into gold and cryptocurrencies. The huge US debt will destroy the American economy and lead to a global economic collapse, which is just around the corner, the founder of the now defunct […]

Musk plan to privatize Tesla pushes $2.3 billion of debt above conversion price

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Green,Tesla,Green Culture,Electric The move may provide a little debt relief. Continue reading Musk plan to privatize Tesla pushes $ 2.3 billion of debt above conversion price Musk plan to privatize Tesla pushes $ 2.3 billion of debt above conversion price originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 07 Aug […]

In Sickness and in Health … but Not in Debt

Before and after, there’s the bachelor/bachelorette party, the rehearsal dinner and the day-after brunch. There’s the photo booth, which is a definite necessity these days. And what couple doesn’t have a website designed to share with the world the first time they laid eyes on each other? The sane person will certainly agree with sociologist […]

The Animated ‘Star Wars’ Shows Owe a Great Debt to a Classic Sonny Chiba Samurai Film

(Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars, a series where we explore the films that inspired, or help us better understand, George Lucas’s iconic universe. In this edition: Shogun’s Shadow.) Samurai films have been a strong influence on the Star Wars saga since its very earliest days. When George Lucas was sitting down to […]

In China, a rare public spat between officials as debt pressures build

LIKE other countries, China has bureaucratic infighting. But it does better than most at keeping tussles hidden from outside view, especially under Xi Jinping, a president who brooks no dissent. So it has been highly unusual to see a spat between the central bank and finance ministry spill into the open. It reveals cracks in […]

A new TV show offers people the chance to pay off their student loans — and it reveals just how bad school debt can be

TruTV Michael Torpey, an accomplished actor and writer, is hosting a trivia show where contestants compete to pay off their student loans. The show hopes to bring light to the student debt crisis in the US. The show premieres tonight at 10 p.m. EST on TruTV.   With the student loan debt crisis at an all-time […]

Why Cautious Canadians Are Piling on Massive Household Debt

The property at 1005 East 22nd Ave. in Vancouver, British Columbia, looks like a nice little starter home — a one-story, two-bedroom, one-bath, 878-square-foot bungalow painted subtle pastel colors. In the yard is a garden with raised beds; downtown is a 10-minute drive. The listing describes the house as move-in ready but perfect for someone […]

Russia dumps US debt, reducing holdings to lowest level in a year

The Central Bank of Russia has sold $ 3.1 billion in US Treasury bills as of February, reducing its investment in American debt to the lowest level since March last year. Moscow still occupies the 16th position among the largest holders of US government bonds. Russia has cut its holdings for the third consecutive month. […]