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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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