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Seychelles Finds A Novel Way To Swap Its Debt For Marine Protections
NPR
The Seychelles have brokered a novel deal that will allow the island archipelago to swap millions of dollars in sovereign debt for protecting nearly one third of its ocean area. It's hailed as the first of its kind. "Seychelles is clearly breaking new ...
This Island Nation Swapped Some Of Its Debt To Protect Its OceansFast Company
Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protectionABC News
A tropical island nation is promising to save thousands of turtles and dolphins in exchange for $21 million off its ...Business Insider

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New York Times

Anbang Takeover Sends Blunt Message: China Wants to Fix Its Debt Problem
New York Times
BEIJING — China's top leader has a message for his country's biggest deal makers that could reverberate across the world: Get your debt under control — or else. In a forceful statement about the country's changing priorities, the government on Friday ...
China Regulator Seizes Anbang, Chairman Faces Fraud ProsecutionBloomberg

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CNNMoney

Brazil sinks deeper into junk debt status - Feb. 23, 2018 - CNN Money
CNNMoney
Fitch downgraded Brazil's sovereign rating further into junk territory on Friday. It follows downgrades by other ratings agencies and comes after the government's attempt to pass pension reform failed.
Fitch cuts Brazil debt rating to below investment grade as fiscal deficit risesNasdaq
Brazil sinks deeper into junk debt statusLocalNews8.com

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Marketplace.org

Student loan debt is changing - what's your experience?
Marketplace.org
Student loan debt affects more than 44 million Americans, who hold about $1.4 trillion in debt. Marketplace Weekend spoke to Adam Looney, a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution and author of the group's latest report on student loan repayment ...

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Bloomberg

Mnuchin Urges Markets to Shrug Off Tax Cuts, Debt Worries
Bloomberg
13 that the U.S. debt, now at $20.8 trillion, is “unsustainable” and “represents a dire threat to our economic and national security.” “I would urge all of us to recognize the need to address this challenge and to take action as soon as possible before ...

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NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Here's How Medical Debt Grows, Gets Out Of Hand
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
"Ignoring it, not showing up in court, means the collector is going to win without anything and they can take a default judgment and it's more valuable than the debt that can go to your bank and start garnishment proceedings," Spector said. Medical ...



Student Loan Hero (blog)

5 Ways to Get Your Student Loans Out of Debt Collection
Student Loan Hero (blog)
“[While in collections] your tax refunds and federal benefit payments may be withheld and applied toward repayment of your defaulted loan, and your wages could be garnished,” said Joe DePaulo, CEO and co-founder of College Ave Student Loans. “Whether ...

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Reno Gazette Journal

As meal debt explodes, WCSD weighs plan that could send unpaid accounts to collections
Reno Gazette Journal
As of February 8, seven months into the 2017-18 school year, Washoe County students have racked up $88,986 in unpaid school meal debt — blowing by last year's high of $66,000. This year's exploding meal debt, and the district meal policy it's rooted ...

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FCW.com

Solving the 'technical debt' problem
FCW.com
Technical Debt plagues IT systems, both public and private, by severely limiting the speed at which new functionality can be delivered while driving up costs. Although its genesis is badly constructed software, Technical Debt quickly becomes a ...



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