Articles by Student loan
New Zealand's Student Loan Collection Overseas Initiative Nets $150 Million: Legal Action Only Against Worst Defaulters
December 03 2014 1:30 AM
New Zealand's initiative to persuade defualters to pay back the loan is giving good results.
Boxing News 2014: Chris Algieri’s Parents Are Manny Pacquiao Fans
November 21 2014 9:53 AM
The Nov 22 Pacquiao-Algieri fight at the Cotai Arena in Macau will probably go down in boxing history as the cleanest one in terms of no trash talk exchanged at all between the two opponents. Only bold predictions that they will win the match and until what round will his opponent last were heard.
India PM Narendra Modi to Address Australian Parliament During Visit
November 11 2014 9:13 AM
Modi is going to be the first Indian prime minister to visit Australia in 28 years.
U.S. Housing Starts Data in July Turns Around Lackluster Real Estate Growth
August 22 2014 2:38 PM
U.S housing starts rose sharply in July, indicating what appears to be a stunted recovery for the local housing market is now "back on track," according to a report on CNBC on Wednesday.
Debt-Laden Millennials Join Stock Market
July 29 2014 11:36 AM
A behavioral finance expert said members of Generation Y, also known as Millennials, appear to view the stock market as a quick fix to their debt problems, mainly college debts.
A Cricket Fan Becomes $100,000 Richer after a One-Handed Catch during the New Zealand Black Caps - West Indies Match
January 09 2014 6:01 PM
A cricket fan became $100,000 richer after claiming the catch from Kieran Powell’s bat at the one-day cricket international between New Zealand and West Indies on Wednesday.
American Empire of Debt
September 16 2013 8:09 AM
Our 'Crash Alert' flag warns of a crash in US stocks. Readers are advised to proceed with caution.
The Free Market’s Exciting and Creative Workarounds
December 20 2012 1:49 PM
As the chart below displays, the Federal Reserve has, since 1913, destroyed roughly 97% of the [US] dollar's value. And that, despite (or perhaps because of) a mandate to maintain the same currency's integrity and stability.
Sinking US Net Worth, Soaring US Debt
December 03 2012 1:20 PM
Behold a new damage assessment from the credit crisis: The net worth of the median American household plunged 47% from 2007-2010.
The Hurricane Whisperer
September 03 2012 9:31 AM
The Powers that Be are hunkered down in Jackson Hole for their annual international central banking symposium, a jaw-gabbing event where the world's "brightest" economists get together to come up with the world's dumbest "solutions"...solutions to problems largely caused by their last round of "solutions."
The Education Scam
May 05 2012 9:57 AM
In the news lately is the plight of the students. Everybody tells them they should go to college. But college is expensive. And since nobody has any money in America, they have to borrow. They end up with a worthless college degree and, on average, about $25,000 in debt.
Spanish Universities to Hike Fees as Spain Struggles with Budget Deficit
April 23 2012 10:11 AM
Spanish universities could raise their tuition fees by as much as 50 percent this year.
Rising Student Loans: The Next Debt Time Bomb set to Explode
April 16 2012 9:00 AM
Student debt is growing at an alarming rate.
10 Things to do With Your Tax Refund
March 29 2012 2:42 PM
Pay off a credit card, take a vacation, open a Roth IRA and more.