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US budget deficit jumps above $1 trillion for first time since 2012

The calendar year deficit was $1.02 trillion for the first time since 2012 in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.
Trae Young.

Hawks star Trae Young wiped out $1 million in medical debt for people in Atlanta with a $10,000 donation

This is the second year that 21-year-old Trae Young has donated to RIP Medical Debt. The donation helped pay off $1,059,186.39 in debt for people in Atlanta.

New investor offers to buy out some of Hyflux’s creditors

Aqua Munda's offer is the latest twist in the Hyflux saga.
Shaunna Burns, right, with her husband and daughters.

She worked as a debt collector, then faced medical bills after her daughter’s hospitalization. Now, her ‘debt pro tips’ are going vi...

Shaunna Burns isn't a typical influencer — the North Carolina mom is going viral on TikTok for sharing tips for dealing with medical debt.

Corporate America’s debt load is nearing $10 trillion, a record 47% of the overall economy — and experts around the world are sounding the...

Experts are specifically warning that a buildup of BBB-rated debt could be vulnerable to downgrades during an economic slowdown.
Lissette Calveiro's brunching spun out of control.

A former influencer said she ended up $10,000 in debt from ‘constant online shopping, endless açai bowls, and brunches’

Lissette Calveiro said she started living like an influencer when she moved to New York City, but her finances quickly spun out of control.

5 ways to be free of credit-card debt by the end of the year

You can pay off credit-card debt fast by paying the most expensive balance first, consolidating balances, or doubling your monthly payment.
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I’m a freelancer, and there are 4 things I do every month to prepare for a recession

Another recession seems highly likely, so preparing your finances now is an important step to protecting yourself in the future.

Earnest offers low-interest personal loans, and looks at more than just your credit score when you apply

Earnest offers fixed-rate personal loans that can be used for debt consolidation, home improvements, moving costs, and more.