Finance Debt

US move is first step on Sudan’s long road to debt relief: IMF

FILE PHOTO: Vehicles line up for gasoline at a gas station in Khartoum, Sudan, May 4, 2019. REUTERS / Umit Bektas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Monday it stood ready to help Sudan as it moved towards a broader package of debt relief after Washington pulled …

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Biden plans to act immediately on student debt relief

Joe Biden in Washington, DC on November 7. (Photo: VP Brothers / Shutterstock) On his first day in office, President Joe Biden will order the Education Department to extend the moratorium on federal student loan payments that would otherwise expire at the end of January, according to David Kamin, the …

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Angola negotiates $ 6.2 billion debt relief from creditors: IMF

Through Karin Strohecker, Joe bavier LONDON / JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Angola will receive $ 6.2 billion in debt relief over the next three years through deals with three of its major creditors, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report released on Monday. Angola said on Friday it was …

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TurboFinance Releases Information Guide on Debt Relief | New

LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Professional Debt Consultants TurboFinance have published their information guide for consumers looking to alleviate some of their personal debt with debt relief. Debt relief programs provide a means for people who have financial difficulties to manage some of their debt by …

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Georgia congressman explains how relief bill will help farmers of color

Copyright 2021 NPR. To learn more, visit https://www.npr.org. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: For generations, the US government provided financial assistance to farmers as long as those farmers were white. Black, Latino and Indigenous farmers have been excluded from loans and other government programs, and this discrimination has consistently caused people of …

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Converse DOUBLES its commitment to the student debt relief campaign

Converse recognizes the need for assistance for students across South Africa and has decided to expand and increase the campaign and its commitment to give more students a chance to get rid of their debts. The campaign has been extended for another two weeks and will end on March 14, …

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Secures $ 10.5 Million Settlement Against Curacao Retailer For Illegally Abusing Southern California Consumers

March 10, 2021 – SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Tuesday announced a partial settlement of $ 10.5 million against Curacao, resolving multiple allegations that the retail chain has deceived and illegally taken advantage of its largely Latin American customer base. Curacao owns and operates nine department stores …

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As Consumer Debt Expected to Rise, Debt Settlement Industry Launches Consumer Debt Relief Initiative (CDRI)

WASHINGTON, January 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, the debt settlement industry announced the launch of the Consumer Debt Relief Initiative (CDRI), a coalition of debt relief industry experts advocating for the An important debt settlement option that remains accessible to consumers burdened with high interest, unsecured debt. A …

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What drives household bankruptcy? – Knowledge @ Wharton

Even though total household debt in the United States hit a record high of $ 14.3 trillion in the first quarter of this year, the number of personal bankruptcy filings is at its lowest in 15 years, according to a recent report. New York Times report. Economic stimulus payments of …

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Reform bankruptcy laws ahead of Covid debt maturity

Handmade signs litter the floor after an anti-eviction protest outside an apartment complex in Mount Rainier, Md. On August 10, 2020. Lea Millis | Reuters Even with the latest coronavirus relief bill, economic strains from the pandemic will continue to escalate. An assortment of federal, state and local moratoria on …

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