News and Articles About Debt
Businesses can survive a cash-flow crunch, but the wrong move can be fatal.
Perhaps the most undesirable customer is the one who avoids your invoices, emails and calls. If so, small claims court may be your best bet.
A wise person learns from someone else's experiences, so there's no excuse to repeat these business blunders.
Sometimes debt can give you a financial edge -- but you need to use it wisely.
E-commerce mogul Michael Rubin plays fast and hard and has lost a lot along the way. But to hear him tell it, that's exactly why he is winning now.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says the threat to not raise the nation's debt limit is a 'political weapon of mass destruction' both sides need to resist.
What will happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations? Here are 7 possible outcomes -- and they don't look good.
President Obama laid out a plan for combating the rising cost of college, but passage is far from apparent. The plan is also not obviously advantageous for students.
Some 80 percent of college students chip in for their education. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for.
President Obama is expected to sign a new student loan bill into law today. While it stands to reduce costs for many in the near term, students could face higher costs down the road.
Regardless of whether interest rates on certain student loans stay inflated, the high cost of college must be met proactively. Here are some tips for tamping down on your education debt-load.
U.S. consumers continued to pay down debt in the first quarter of 2013 as household wealth rose above its pre-recession peak.
Start cleaning up your credit rating and improving your credit scores with these smart tips from a personal finance expert.
This month we tackle thorny questions about pirates, extreme imitation and angry creditors.
Not everything in your credit history has to show up on your credit report. Here's how to convince your creditors to remove or modify negative information.
Social entrepreneur and educator Steve Mariotti on the importance of a thorough analysis when it comes to your startups finances.
If Congress can't come to a deal over how to reduce the budget, numerous small businesses could be affected.
Targeted minority-lending programs have had only limited success in encouraging new-business creation among minorities. Could crowd-funding help close the startup gap?
The presidential election is a wake-up call for the main event: Tackling America's out-of-control debt problem, the EverBank co-founder writes.
With the Presidential election nearing, we break down the candidates' stance on small-business contracting and how they plan to invest -- or not invest -- future federal dollars.
In choosing the conservative Congressman from Wisconsin, Mitt Romney makes a bold choice. But is it a good one?
New graduates face higher student loans than any other generation -- making starting up all the more intimidating. Here are five lean start-up strategies to help you shake off those debt woes.
Selling equity in a business only makes sense for a business if there's a potential to generate substantial income on the investors' money.
In today's economy, debt is a four-letter word -- but it can also be essential for growing a business. Here are some options that could help boost your working capital.
You can get out from under that mountain of debt. Here's how to make sure your bank works for you, versus the other way around.