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The Argentinian Saga and Prospects for an International Bankruptcy Court

The defeat against Germany in the world cup in Brazil earlier this month was followed by even worse news for Argentina and its economy. A US appeals court upheld the 2012 ruling by Federal judge Thomas Griesa that Argentina will need to repay in full holders of its debt who did not participate in a voluntary debt exchange agreed to in 2005. 546 more words

Financial Regulation

Quite the Spanking

It was quite the spanking this week.

The Dow Jones erased all it’s 2014 gains.

Consumer Staples, you know the safety stocks, got bitched slapped around. 138 more words

Deep Thoughts

Collection nation: One out of three consumers have debts in collection over the past year

A total of 77 million Americans are having problems managing their debt. 22 million consumers have zero credit

Source: MyBudget360.com

A recent report by the Urban Institute and Encore Capital Group’s Consumer Credit Research Institute has found some rather startling news about consumer debt in the United States. 297 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

High Yield Tea Leaves

Some tea leaves for high yield bonds from Kimble Charting.

The junk bond ETFs and funds have taken a beating this last week. And yes, I do have a dog in this fight. 90 more words


Debt Consolidation Refi Loans - Cash Out And Reduce Debts

Debt consolidation refi loans reduce your debt sooner by lowering the interest rate on your principal. So for the same amount you are paying now, you can trim years off your payment schedule. 321 more words


Mission: Debt Free - Week Three

Welcome to the third post for Mission: Debt Free! (If you don’t know what Mission: Debt Free is, check it out here and then come back to this page to see it in action.) 772 more words


the cost of a degree

there’s no good way to “start at the beginning” with a blog, i think. life is ever-moving, ever-changing, and sometimes you just have to be thrown in mid-stream. 195 more words