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Expert: Americans Shouldn’t Panic Over Debt Ceiling — Yet

By now, most Americans have probably heard the worst-case scenarios with hitting the debt ceiling: a dipping dollar, loan difficulties, a jump in interest rates. So, how likely is a worst-case scenario?

07/29/2011

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Minnesota Officials Foresee Costs If Feds Default

Fresh off a government shutdown, Minnesota could face higher borrowing costs and potential cash flow problems if the federal government defaults on its debt.

07/28/2011

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Dayton To Seek Assessment Of Default On Minn.

Gov. Mark Dayton directed his budget chief Monday to assess how a possible U.S. debt default would affect Minnesota’s finances.

07/25/2011

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Debt Ceiling Debate Impacts American Investors

CBS Moneywatch Editor at large Jill Schlesinger talked with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News

07/25/2011

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Good Question: What Happens If U.S. Goes Into Default?

When it comes to credit, we all have our limit. And the U.S. government has maxed out its $14.3 trillion debt ceiling. So what happens if the limit isn’t raised? What happens if the United States can’t pay its bills?

07/13/2011