Debt The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Debt en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'? There are many moral and ethical questions business owners face on a regular basis. Is there a right way to do things? Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT Gene Marks 7 Tips to Stay Afloat When Times Get Tough Businesses can survive a cash-flow crunch, but the wrong move can be fatal. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT Doug and Polly White Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue. 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. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:30:00 GMT Jaia Thomas 5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To A wise person learns from someone else's experiences, so there's no excuse to repeat these business blunders. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:00:00 GMT Joshua Steimle The Difference Between Good and Bad Debt Sometimes debt can give you a financial edge -- but you need to use it wisely. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:00:00 GMT J.D. Roth The Brilliance of Failure, In the Words of a Self-Made Billionaire 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. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Buffett to Congress: Stop Using Debt Limit as Weapon 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. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:17:00 GMT Alex Crippen 7 Consequences of the Potential Debt Default What will happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations? Here are 7 possible outcomes -- and they don't look good. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:38:00 GMT Jeff Cox Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves Some 80 percent of college students chip in for their education. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:35:00 GMT Amy Langfield U.S. Consumer Getting Stronger, Loan Delinquencies Continue to Fall U.S. consumers continued to pay down debt in the first quarter of 2013 as household wealth rose above its pre-recession peak. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 10:45:00 GMT Paige Gance The Ethics Coach on Pirating Software, Copycat Designing and More This month we tackle thorny questions about pirates, extreme imitation and angry creditors. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 06:30:00 GMT Gael O'Brien Loans, Contracts and Jobs: How Federal Spending Cuts Could Affect You If Congress can't come to a deal over how to reduce the budget, numerous small businesses could be affected. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 11:08:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Closing the African-American Startup Gap (Opinion) Targeted minority-lending programs have had only limited success in encouraging new-business creation among minorities. Could crowd-funding help close the startup gap? Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:24:00 GMT Scott Shane Rob Foregger on Fixing the Debt (Opinion) 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. Mon, 15 Oct 2012 03:00:00 GMT Rob Foregger Obama vs. Romney on Government Contracting and Federal Spending 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. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 03:00:00 GMT Diana Ransom What Paul Ryan on the GOP Ticket Could Mean for Small-Business Owners In choosing the conservative Congressman from Wisconsin, Mitt Romney makes a bold choice. But is it a good one? Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:13:00 GMT Diana Ransom How to Start Up and Pay Down Your Student-Loan Debt 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. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 03:00:00 GMT Annie Mueller The JOBS Act Doesn't Mean You Should Run Out and Raise Equity Selling equity in a business only makes sense for a business if there's a potential to generate substantial income on the investors' money. Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:00:00 GMT Scott Shane Taking on Debt to Grow Your Business 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. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 08:00:00 GMT Susan Schreter Four Tips for Working Out Your Business Debts 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. Mon, 19 Dec 2011 08:04:00 GMT Donald Todrin