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Good Question: What Happens To Our Debt When We Die?

A new study from CreditCards.com found almost 1 in 5 people think they’ll never get out of the debt. That’s twice as many people who gave that same response last year. So, what happens to our debt when we die?

12/10/2014

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Good Question: Can You Borrow Too Much Money For Your Education?

A new report out by the Project for Student Debt finds 70 percent of Minnesota college students graduate with some sort of student debt. On average, they owe $30,894, which puts Minnesota as the 5th highest in the country for student debt.

11/13/2014

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U.S. Auto Loans Soar To Highest In 8 years

U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.

08/18/2014

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Bachmann’s Presidential Race Debt Almost Gone

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann is $30,000 away from extinguishing the debt from her ill-fated presidential campaign. A campaign filing Monday shows she has almost satisfied what had at one point been a debt north of $1 million.

07/15/2013

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John Williams And Ken Ilgunas!

How did he leave college without student loan debt? He lived in a van!

06/27/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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Study Shows Americans Are Taking On More Debt

A new study shows net worth among American households has dropped to $57,000, a 43-year low.

12/06/2012

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Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate

Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.

10/22/2012

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Report: Minn. College Grads Average 3rd Highest Debt

A new report shows college graduates are facing the largest tuition debt ever — and Minnesota students are among the hardest hit.

10/18/2012

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Good Question: How Much College Debt Is Too Much?

More Americans have college debt now than at any time in our history, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

09/27/2012

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Thousands Leaving College With Degree, Mounds Of Debt

Finals are around the corner for many college students across the state. In addition to studying for their education, they’re worried about paying for it.

04/30/2012

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Minn. Republican Party Gets Eviction Notice

Minnesota’s debt-plagued Republican Party has been served with an eviction notice for its party headquarters after failing to pay its rent payments since August.

04/23/2012

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Memo Highlights Minn. GOP Debt Woes

The financial state of the Minnesota Republican Party has been so “precarious” this year that it went a couple months without paying rent on its St. Paul headquarters.

04/09/2012

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Survey Shows Americans’ Struggle With Debt, Savings

A new survey by Bankrate.com shows a slight silver lining when it comes to our financial health, but reveals some problems, too.

02/21/2012

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