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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

This information comes from a great web page created by the National Council of Nonprofits ... Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007. There might be hope for those with tremendous student loan debt ... , public safety, public interest law service, public care for children, elders or disabled [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 21:51:43

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Debt consolodation redefined

Are you getting vexed with irritating phone calls demanding you to pay your debts? ... in handling their credits and debits. They provide debt consolidation services, credit counseling services, and even free educational seminars to public. Credit card debt is the leading debt type [more...]

Date: 2008-09-10 16:22:55

Monetary Policy and Economic Shocks

OSO writes from down under: Monetary Policy and Economic Shocks: Poor Ben Bernanke. You gotta feel for the poor guy ... by an overvalued US dollar that will eventually fall. 4) High levels of Federal government debt ... Bubble - deflationary US Dollar devaluation - inflationary Public Debt - inflationary If we were [more...]

Date: 2008-07-29 10:31:00

Global Competitiveness 2008-2009

Argentina: puesto 88 sobre 134 países (caímos tres lugares)Subíndices: Basic requirements: puesto 89 1. Institutions: puesto 128 2 ... to last year.The country has a number of important competitive advantages, including its relatively well ... of vulnerability going into the future. For example, despite debt restructuring, the public debt remains [more...]

Date: 2008-12-06 18:28:00

Recovering from Neoliberal Disaster: Why Iceland and Latvia Won’t (and Can’t) Pay the EU for the Kleptocrats’ Ripoffs By Prof. Michael Hudson

17 August, 2009 — Global ResearchCan Iceland and Latvia pay the foreign debts run up by a fairly narrow layer of their population?The European Union and International Monetary Fund have told them to replace private debts with public obligations, and to pay by raising taxes, slashing public spending and obliging citizens to deplete their savings.Resentment is growing not only toward those who ran up these debts – Iceland’s bankrupt Kaupthing and Landsbanki with its Icesave accounts, and heavily [more...]

Date: 2009-08-22 16:39:26

How Alexander Hamilton, the father of American Rotarian Socialism, gave birth to the present economic crisis

Dr. Thomas J. DiLorenzo writing at the Ludwig von Mises Institute: ... public debt, even though his political descendants, the Whig Party of Henry Clay, popularized ... mercantilist state, such as Sir James Steuart. Hamilton championed the cause of a large public debt — [more...]

Date: 2008-10-22 12:14:49

Try the Brown calculator

Gordon Brown calculator The calculator accompanies a report released today going through Brown's economic record and making it absolutely clear ... regime, public debt, pensions, public services, the budget deficit, inflation and interest rates [more...]

Date: 2008-09-19 09:23:08

We Are All Dead

1.5% is a joke. Tell me it's a joke. To have driven the entire United Kingdom economy into liquidity preference behaviour is keynesian all right ... . We aren't going to refinance our existing debt, the auction will be deserted.Keynes has never ... and a sustainable level of public debt. It's good as well when there are potential creditors [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 11:39:00

Deepak Chopra: Saving the U.S. Economy Through "Trickle Up" Economics

Dear Friends, I would like to share with you the 14 Point Program that my good friend, ... proposed his bailout plan and we discussed on my Sirius Radio program. Rinaldo is moderating ... in the first place, adding new layers of federal debt on top of layers of existing private and public debt [more...]

Date: 2008-10-07 03:22:20

High Debt? Take More

As we have written recently on our pages, politicians and financial analysts are increasingly being confronted with the harsh reality of taking up just alittle bit too much debt. Like our friends in Greece. The visionary specialists of Standard ... of rising fears over its skyrocketing public sector debt. FT writes “The vast amount of bonds due [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 14:56:09

S&P cuts Greece’s credit rating

Greece on Wednesday became the first big western European economy to have its credit ratings downgraded since the start of the financial crisis because of rising fears over its ballooning public sector debt. Standard & Poor's decision to cut ... the eurozone over the public finances of the weaker economies as they take on record levels of debt. Marko [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 00:07:00

Four challenges in Pittsburgh for the G20

Guest Author: Uri Dadush, Carnegie Endowment The Great Financial Crisis is far from over, but a stimulus-triggered recovery is now taking hold. The contours of the post-crisis economy are already emerging—from the sharply rising public debt levels in most industrial countries to the severely impaired balance sheets of banks and households in countries at the epicenter of the banking disaster, including the United States, the UK, and several smaller European countries. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-24 00:00:02

Should Budgetary Revenue Projections be Deliberately Pessimistic?

Should Budgetary Revenue Projections be Deliberately Pessimistic? ... pleasant surprises – they benefit from more tax and nontax revenues than planned, which allows debt ... in the short-term. This can result in public debt increasing to a level higher than desirable, assuming [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 07:00:03

Where will the money come from?

Via Iain Dale, it seems that the wheels really are looking slightly loose economy-wise, as the government's borrowing requirement soars ... , as we know, declared public sector debt is over £550 billion. This is nearly half of our annual GDP ... to repay the borrowing? Or do they intend to stay in debt in perpetuity? And is this any way to run [more...]

Date: 2008-07-19 17:30:21

Subtle Subversion

Medved Myths… Anyone who is not aware that the United States is in deep trouble needs to learn to read. Debt, private and public, is about to sink the good ship America into the sea of world government. The legal structure for Fascism has been set in place by the votes of the farcical individuals [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 12:25:43

Daily Tidbits: Delicious gets some 'intelligent' competition

ZigTag, a social bookmarking tool that has been in the works for years, has finally launched to the public ... with debt create and manage a plan to pay it down. According to the company, DebtGoal.com allows users to enter debt information, interest rates, and payment schedules into the app. Once input, it delivers [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 17:28:00

Nortel Networks Inc. and certain U.S. affiliates filed voluntary chapter 11 petitions today in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of ... and customer consolidation, customers cutting back on capital expenditures and deferring new investments and the poor state of the global economy.”  The companies have over $4 billion in public debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:34:20

Life After the Credit Depression

If you have any doubts about how historic these times are we live in, lay them aside for a moment. We’d ask you to lay your cares aside too ... public debt and funding the modern welfare/warfare state are reaching a breaking point ... in a three-way contest to fund the debt of the English state. The Tories favoured the land banks while [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 16:58:16

Britain’s Debt

by Abbi Rouse Reform claims that Britain’s economy has become bloated over the past few years due to Brits bingeing on debt and failing to work off ... the countrys coffers to become corpulent with debt, as the public structural budget deficit has become ... by the average taxpaying family, in an attempt to rebalance the national debt, that’s equivalent [more...]

Date: 2008-12-25 18:41:33

Rogoff on banking led recessions

I had read the research by Rogoff and Reinhart a couple of weeks ago forgot to blog about it and reader Thierry Janaudy resent it to me (thanks) ... recessions. They study real estate impact, equity impact, unemployment, GDP, public debt and duration ... read as it is mostly historical data, with no analysis and models. It is also very sobering. Below [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 18:20:18

Project Humanbeingsfirst Index

Honorific of the day “you are a completely stupid fool, a disgrace to humanity” -- Paul Craig Roberts, ... The answer to 1984 is 1776” -- Alex Jones “The answer to 1776 is the USA Patriot Act” -- The Chairman ... all Monetary Reform Proposals The entrenched notion of Public Debt in America – will take [more...]

Date: 2008-12-08 21:43:00

Are California’s Muni Bonds Golden?

Here is an opportunistic view of California’s fiscal difficulties ... state. The “general obligation” (or full faith and credit) bonds now yield about three times as much ... Bill Lockyer, I had to ask: Is California public debt completely safe? Absolutely, he replied. “ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 00:11:54

David Cameron steps up his attack on Labour's handling of the economy

As some interpret today's narrowing of the Conservative poll lead as a grateful public showing its appreciation to Labour for the Pre-Budget Report, ... we deal with the greatest economic problem to confront this generation - the recession and the record level of public debt. "Labour's response is to ignore the fact that we're already borrowing [more...]

Date: 2008-12-09 08:42:56

“Oops, We Meant $7 TRILLION!” by Ellen Brown

November 30, 2008 — dandelionsalad by Dr. Ellen Hodgson Brown featured writerDandelion SaladEllen’s post Nov 30, 2008webofdebt ... to pay how?  Congress has not raised its debt ceiling to anywhere near that level; but the approval ... what the public’s tolerance is for unrepayable debt.  The new sum – $7.76 trillion – represents $25,000 [more...]

Date: 2008-12-01 02:28:08

Sovereign Debts: Let the Downgrades Begin!

Making good its warning, the US credit rating agency Standard & Poor's downgraded the credit rating of Greece amidst a deteriorating economic ... the government's ability to improve its budget position through better tax collection and higher property or income taxes is offset by the rising cost of debt servicing and public pressure for additional [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 11:27:00

Project Humanbeingsfirst Index

Project Humanbeingsfirst.org Download-PDF | Print | Press-Releases | Mirrors | Topical-Index Urgent-Action | Topic du jour | Latest | Essays | ... “The answer to 1776 is the USA Patriot Act” -- The Chairman Fait Accompli of the day Elections ... of Public Debt in America – will take a gestalt shift to overcome! The Enduring Capitalist Conspiracy [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 07:04:00

The Brown Calculator

The Taxpayers' Alliance have produced a report examining Gordon Brown's economic reputation ... and the cost of administering the tax system has increased by at least 75 per cent.PUBLIC DEBT: Since the Government's commitment to match Conservative spending plans expired in 2000, public debt [more...]

Date: 2008-09-19 10:45:00

Britain Binged On Debt

by Abbi Rouse In the past few years, Britains economy has become bloated as consumers have been bingeing on debt and failing to work off the excess, ... for gross domestic product (GDP) growth. The tendency to rely on cheap credit cards and cheap loans ... to become corpulent with debt, as the public structural budget deficit has become the fourth highest [more...]

Date: 2008-12-25 20:53:28

Regrettable errors

Regrettable errors Author: Raul Gonzalez, Reflections from the Mirror, ... mentioned that, thanks to progressive improvements in revenue collection, lower public-debt levels ... ◙ Business Mirror CONGRATULATIONS to Finance Secretary Margarito Teves for being named Asia’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 15:51:49

Project Humanbeingsfirst Index

Project Humanbeingsfirst.org Download-PDF | Print | Press-Releases | Mirrors | Topical-Index Urgent-Action | Topic du jour | Latest | Essays | ... “The answer to 1776 is the USA Patriot Act” -- The Chairman “The answer to all Patriot Acts ... The entrenched notion of Public Debt in America – will take a gestalt shift to overcome! The Real [more...]

Date: 2008-12-07 02:33:00

FreeCreditReports360 US

Ratings For This Site Rating: ★★★★★ About This Site What is a Credit Score? ... that measure many variables in your credit report such as payment history, public records, and debt ... out your creditworthiness before you: * Apply for a loan * Buy a car * Apply for a credit card * Apply [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 02:28:54

One-on-One With Phil Weiser – Topic #1: Finance

Late last year, Phil Weiser (the omnipresent head of Silicon Flatirons and CU professor of Law and Telecommunications) ... and what it means for start-ups, evaluating the role of angel financing, venture capital, private equity as well as the public debt and equity markets. Our discussion will touch on whether venture [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 21:56:22

Britain is now 'bankrupt', Tories claim

Tuesday, 13 January 2009 Britain is now "bankrupt" following the sharp increase in Government borrowing ... to international bodies for financial assistance. He pointed out that expected Government debt ... .At the launch of a nationwide advertising campaign to highlight the sharp increase in public debt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 07:27:00

Rwanda / IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review under PRGF and Approves US$1 ... Executive Board also concluded the 2008 Article IV consultation with Rwanda. Details of the findings ... program in 2008. Economic growth accelerated and external public debt sustainability improved. While [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 10:12:00

T3leads Review - A Unique Affiliate Network with Big Money Claims

New affiliate networks seem to pop up everyday and it can be quite a chore determining which ones are actually worthwhile ... , debt relief, home improvement, home loans, debt settlement, and credit repair. There are public ... . Today I’d like to review T3leads, a pay-per-lead affiliate program that sells generated leads [more...]

Date: 2008-08-20 22:21:15

Something Good About America

The daily litany of bad news, which fills the pages of our newspapers, is a constant reminder that we live in a country, ... or “the long war.”), or the downward spiraling of wages, or our personal and public debt [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 11:58:53

1-15-2009 (Thu Afternoon) Fin. & Econ. Activity

General Motors Corp. cut its estimate for 2009 U.S. industrywide auto sales to 10 ... in additional capital from the Treasury Department’s Troubled Asset Relief Program, plus government ... 1970s, said Steven Meyerhardt, a spokesman at the Bureau of Public Debt in Washington. The early [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:20:17

Debt, Savings, and the Balance Are Not One Size Fits All

If there is one thing I’ve learned through my very public journey out of debt and towards being a financially responsible individual, ... that money at my student loan.  But no matter how many times I am told a $1000 emergency fund [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 16:17:02

The Gasoline Tax And The Renaissance Of The Bicycle

With the rise of the US automobile industry, the bicycle almost disappeared as a means of transportation in America ... -guzzling ways." It's better to use the money for mortgage payments, credit card debt, or a rainy day ... American public roads in good repair. They determined that the deficit between revenue and expense [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 00:31:42

The Leviev Effect / Firms buy back NIS 300m of their own bonds

September 23rd, 2009 Goto commentsLeave a comment The Leviev Effect is creating opportunities for public companies to erase their debt cheaply: In the past few weeks, firms have bought up an estimated NIS 200-300 million worth of their own bonds. Mos…Similar Posts:Skycity uses funds raised in April to buy back US placement debtGoldman Wealth Datapoint of the DayIt might be best to wait to sell off I bondsChunghwa Telecom buys Nan Ya PlasticsU.S. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-23 05:05:35

Amazon-For-Nerds Newegg Files For IPO

Another tech IPO! This time it's Newegg, an e-commerce site that sells gadgets and computer parts. The company earned $15.8 million in the first half of 2009, up 21% year-over-year. Last year's net sales topped $2 billion. NEW YORK (AP) — Newegg Inc., a Web-only retailer of consumer electronics and computer products, plans to raise $175 million in an initial public offering to expand its operations, replay debt and fund capital spending. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 03:35:00

Massive Surge In Municipal Bankruptcies Coming

John Moorlach, the accountant who predicted the 1994 Orange County bankruptcy sees Up to 10 Municipal Bankruptcies in Coming YearThe accountant who ... the $2.7 trillion U.S. market for state, county and city debt next year as public finances worsen amid ... , Rio Vista, with a population of 8,000, and Isleton, a 10th as large, have said budget gaps and deb [more...]

Date: 2008-12-28 11:20:00

$2.3 billion in crown assets for sale. Will Flaherty spend the cash or pay down the debt?

The Canadian Press is reporting that Finance Minister Jim Flaherty hopes to keep the government out of deficit in part by selling $2 ... proposing a temporary removal of the right to strike in the public service, perhaps indicating ... the national debt, and use the interest savings for tax relief stimulus. Kevin Gaudet with the Canadian [more...]

Date: 2008-11-28 02:11:48

IAS Examination Syllabus : Public Administration

1. Introduction : Meaning, scope and significance. Evolution and status of the discipline ... Managment Movement), Classical Theory (Fayol, Urwick, Gulick and others) Bureaucratic Theory (Weber ... and public debt, Accounts and Audit. 9. Union Government and Administration in India. British legacy [more...]

Date: 2008-10-17 08:09:14

Comcast Didn't Mean To Sic A Collection Agency On Ike Victims

Comcast’s latest customer-service misstep makes you wonder what Sam Houston would think ... service rep.) Since the situation became public, Comcast has asked its debt collection agency ... seriously damaged by Ike received letters from a collection agency informing them they owe [more...]

Date: 2008-10-24 07:54:34

Bodhi Global Services expands its US presence

/India PRwire/ - Bodhi Global Services is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its US presence ... -border private and public financings, project development and debt restructuring. She also ... attorneys to the US team. Svati and Naseem will work closely with Ed Burke, the Company’s President [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 05:20:49

Project Humanbeingsfirst Index

Project Humanbeingsfirst.org Download-PDF | Print | Press-Releases | Mirrors | Topical-Index Urgent-Action | Topic du jour | Latest | Essays | ... ' The entrenched notion of Public Debt in America – will take a gestalt shift to overcome! A seeding–prose [more...]

Date: 2008-11-15 02:41:00

Project Humanbeingsfirst Index

Project Humanbeingsfirst.org Download-PDF | Print | Press-Releases | Mirrors | Topical-Index Urgent-Action | Topic du jour | Latest | Essays | ... of Public Debt in America – will take a gestalt shift to overcome! The Enduring Capitalist Conspiracy [more...]

Date: 2008-11-18 01:09:00

Ukraine kicks to touch on gas crisis

The Wall Street Journal (subs. req’d) is reporting that Ukraine is to settle the $2 billion debt to Gazprom via loans to the public gas company Naftogaz from two state-owned banks.  As Edward explained a few days ago, the gas debt ... is possible with the huge gas debt unresolved.  And this solution really does nothing to resolve [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 16:49:41

Project Humanbeingsfirst Index

Project Humanbeingsfirst.org Download-PDF | Print | Press-Releases | Mirrors | Topical-Index Urgent-Action | Topic du jour | Latest | Essays | ... The entrenched notion of Public Debt in America – will take a gestalt shift to overcome! A seeding–prose [more...]

Date: 2008-10-31 00:54:00

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