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  • Next big worry: Credit cards

    Next big worry: Credit cards The News Journal, DE - 1 hour ago In past years, consumers looking to get out from under credit card debt tapped into home equity, refinancing mortgages to get their hands on cash...

    • Posted November 3, 2008
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  • Here’s some real financial advice you can really use: keep spending

    Here's some financial advice you can really use: keep spending Ottawa Citizen,  Canada - 22 minutes ago Don't pile up credit card debt , they say. Live within your means. Take any job to bring in some...

    • Posted November 2, 2008
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  • Debt is Number-One Problem for People in Wales

    Debt is number-one problem for people in Wales WalesOnline, United Kingdom - 43 minutes ago And while credit card debt enquiries across England and Wales as a whole have dropped by 4% in the past year, within Wales...

    • Posted October 31, 2008
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  • Redefining the American Dream

    Redefining the American Dream Washington Times, DC - 17 minutes ago And credit card defaults look like the next shoe to drop as cash-strapped Americans have run up credit card debt to postpone the day of reckoning. ......

    • Posted October 30, 2008
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  • Therapist: Financial Infidelity Can End Couples

    Therapist: Financial Infidelity Can End Couples Fox5 KVVU, NV - 41 minutes ago It can be anything from keeping credit card debt a secret to hiding money from a spouse. "I'd say finances and financial stress is one...

    • Posted October 30, 2008
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  • Consumer spending accounts for two-thirds of US economy

    Consumer spending accounts for two-thirds of US economy Minnesota Public Radio, MN - 49 minutes ago It's now at its highest point in decades at nearly 71 percent and, perhaps not surprisingly, credit card debt has climbed along...

    • Posted October 30, 2008
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  • Groups seek credit card debt forgiveness

    Groups seek credit card debt forgiveness BusinessWeek - 34 minutes ago issue around 80 percent of all US credit cards. Americans now are weighed down by around $900 billion in credit card debt , according to Federal...

    • Posted October 29, 2008
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  • Europe puts tight controls on £4bn bank offer

    Europe puts tight controls on £4bn bank offer Times Online, UK - 37 minutes ago At the same time the Prime Minister pledged to take action against companies that force people out of their homes for trivial amounts...

    • Posted October 29, 2008
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  • Consumers Feel the Next Crisis: It’s Credit Cards

    Indeed it is. If you're not in top shape for the credit card shakeout that's already taking place, there isn't much you'll be able to do about it. It's probably already too late. After years of flooding...

    • Posted October 29, 2008
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  • Credit cards face bad debt

    Credit cards face bad debt SunJournal.com, ME - 1 hour ago Asked in a recent TV interview if credit card debt would be "the next shoe to drop" for the banking industry, Lewis replied: "It, in some ways,...

    • Posted October 29, 2008
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  • As Economy Slows, Lenders Begin to Curb Credit Cards

    As Economy Slows, Lenders Begin to Curb Credit Cards New York Times, United States - 2 hours ago Currently, the total losses amount to 5.5 percent of credit card debt outstanding, and could surpass the 7.9 percent that...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Outrage Over Credit Cards with 222% APR

    Outrage Over Credit Cards with 222% APR QCK, UK - 1 hour ago The money must then be repaid at a rate that is more than 10 times the average APR of a credit card. Debt groups and...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Hardships Past Haunt Europe’s Search for Financial Safety

    Hardships Past Haunt Europe’s Search for Financial Safety New York Times, United States - 6 minutes ago Even when it comes to the British, who look more like Americans in terms of credit card debt and mortgage exposure,...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • In this economy, layaway is in vogue

    In this economy, layaway is in vogue Tampabay.com, FL - 2 hours ago Consumer credit is getting tighter at a time when rising joblessness, foreclosures and prices make it harder to pay off credit card debt . ......

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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  • Americans losing sleep over financial crisis

    Americans losing sleep over financial crisis Reuters - 32 minutes ago Of those, a third said their biggest worry was the cost of living, while another third cited their credit card debt . One in six said...

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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  • Early voting records fall; Arditti hitting credit cards to finance

    Early voting records fall; Arditti hitting credit cards to finance ... Newspaper Tree, TX - 3 hours ago After the election, she will have until March 2009 to take limited campaign contributions and use them to repay herself....

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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  • Humor: US Solves Credit Crisis, Credit Cards

    Humor: US Solves Credit Crisis, Credit Cards Gather.com, MA - 2 hours ago And with the average American owing more than $8000 in credit card debt , paying everything back is going to take a while. Fortunately, there...

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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  • Debt collection lawsuits increase in Wisconsin

    Debt collection lawsuits increase in Wisconsin Chicago Tribune, United States - 4 hours ago Many were for failure to pay credit card debt . But the lawsuits also can include defaults on business, car and college loans. They...

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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  • Slowdown nails contractors: Dozens of Idaho small business owners

    Slowdown nails contractors: Dozens of Idaho small business owners ... Idaho Business Review, United States - 2 hours ago Most of the rest of their liabilities consist of medical bills, a car loan and credit card debt ....

    • Posted October 27, 2008
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  • Credit crisis hits even people not late on bills

    Credit crisis hits even the diligent The Tennessean, TN - 1 hour ago He said Bank of America told him it was increasing the interest rate on one of his cards because he had too much credit card...

    • Posted October 26, 2008
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  • Living (too) Large?

    Living (too) large? Lancaster Newspapers, PA - 2 hours ago The average American household carries a credit card debt of more than $8000. According to The New York Times, as household debt has mounted, incomes have ...

    • Posted October 26, 2008
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  • In China, Pay Your Credit Card Bills or Get Hustled Off to The Bank

    In China, it's pay up ... or else Seattle Times, United States - 41 minutes ago Since then, he has pared his overall credit card debt to $2900. "I am so ashamed," Deng said. "I have no face...

    • Posted October 24, 2008
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  • How does GenY cope amid such a turbulent economy? Save, save, save – The Canadian Press

    How does GenY cope amid such a turbulent economy? Save, save, save The Canadian Press, TORONTO - 51 minutes ago If people who are just starting to build a credit name for themselves get into trouble with credit...

    • Posted October 23, 2008
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  • A 12-Step Plan to Get Out of Debt Fast!

    Debt is a major problem for a lot of people these days. The problem is, even if they know they want to get out of it, they have a hard time figuring out how to start. If...

    • Posted October 17, 2008
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  • Jennifer Says “We Have Accumulated So Much Debt And Bad Credit. What Do We Do?”

    “Dear Steve, We have accumulated so much debt our credit score is to low to even buy a house. I’ve been looking into different programs to help, unfortunately the charge money I can’t afford either, we have...

    • Posted October 15, 2008
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