Tag Archive: Debt

Sep 10

Lone Star State: “Debt-at-a-Glance” Easier way to find information regarding state and local government debt

To make it simpler for Texans to look at the finances of local governments in their area- and the magnitude of their outstanding debt- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today announced the rollout of new “Debt-at-a- Glance” Web pages, which detail state and local debt in an easy-to-read, shareable format. Debt-at-a-Glance outlines the outstanding debt of …

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Jul 30

Depending on the kindness of strangers:The only sure result of Detroit’s bankruptcy is that armies of lawyers will make bales of money

  The other shoe finally dropped in Detroit. The once-proud city — variously known as “Motown,” “the Arsenal of Democracy,” and “the City of Champions” — filed for bankruptcy. There’s a local effort to head off the filing, but most people don’t think it will get anywhere. Detroit’s the largest American city ever to do …

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Jul 26

Learn to erase your debt: Seminar gives lessons on achieving financial freedom

Are you in debt, and sick and tired of being in debt? Do you have more months than money? Does your money come in and go out, and nooooobody knows where it has gone? If an emergency occurs at your house, how do you pay for it? Do you have to use a credit card, …

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Jul 24

Get out of debt: Financial Freedom Seminar teaches how to stop being sick and tired of being in debt

Are you in debt, and sick and tired of being in debt? Do you have more months than money? Does your money come in and go out, and nooooobody knows where it has gone? If an emergency occurs at your house, how do you pay for it? Do you have to use a credit card, …

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Jun 03

Oklahoma’s Biblical irony

There’s an almost biblical irony to Oklahoma’s latest tornado disaster. Not a funny irony, but the grim, tragic kind so common to acts of God. Four months before this twister, five of Oklahoma’s seven members of Congress — including both of its senators — all Republicans, had voted against a bill providing funds to states …

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May 04

Making poverty a crime

Ebenezer Scrooge, the Dickens character, perfectly personified the nasty rich. For example, when asked to make a charitable donation for people trapped in poverty, Scrooge curled his lip in contempt and snarled: “Are there no prisons?” Blessedly, our American society has progressed well past such heartless disdain. Unless, of course, you happen to be poor …

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Jul 16

What happens when you can’t pay your medical bills?

By Jason Alderman It’s no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. To fight back, your best bet is to be a well-informed consumer: Know the true costs of medical procedures, supplies and medications so you can bargain effectively; carefully anticipate and track medical expenses; and stay on top …

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