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Money borrowed without security is a debt of honor which must be paid without fail and promptly as possible.
But there's one group for whom forgiveness has not been forthcoming: ordinary consumers struggling with piles of credit-card debt.
To those mired in debt—both students and faculty members—this column is for you.
Every second, it seems, someone in the world takes on more debt.
In the days before banks were well established, old silver could be traded as currency and held as collateral for debt.
Many consumers are feeling the weight of credit card debt.
Then we planned how we'd pay off our long-term debt over the next five years.
Nations need to curb their public debt to avoid stifling future growth.
There are frequently questions about which debt to pay off first.
Because it is only rarely denominated in their own currencies, foreign debt can be risky for developing countries.
The company will use the proceeds to repay debt.
Before he declared bankruptcy, Audubon was even briefly thrown in jail for debt.
Once there, he got himself into debt by buying land and in preparing the expedition journals for publication.
Colleges have been using swap contracts to reduce their borrowing costs and keep their debt costs predictable.
It is difficult to consider debt as having a history, because it seems as if it has existed forever.
But student-loan debt seems to be immune from this newfound penny-pinching.
CC debt can be negotiated down in the face of bankruptcy.
Factors that could contribute to a downgrade are big increases in debt, thin operating margins, and a weak market position.
His original investors go so deeply into debt trying to support his efforts that they have to declare bankruptcy.
Endless loans left the continent with crippling debt.
Bands would go into debt in order to tour, anticipating that they'd recover their losses later through increased record sales.
On a personal level, of course, they can lose and be in debt for the rest of their lives.
He became estranged from his family, mired in debt, and afraid for his life.
EU loans funded infrastructure improvements but added to the burden of debt.
Water budgets are badly out of balance, throwing many regions into water debt.
They were insufferable, but the church owes them a great debt.
Consequently, the impoverished and indebted weavers end up in debt to traders.
It places the direct medical cost of our collective sleep debt at tens of billions of dollars.
Debt inherited from their fathers and their father's fathers.
Foreign reserves are in a relatively healthy state, the external debt is stable, and inflation is low.
After you have served him, he at once puts you in debt by his magnanimity.
After you have served him he at once puts you in debt by his magnanimity.
But, judging by the evidence of records of advances and protections from suits for debt, he seems to have been needy.
These are weeks when farmers dream of getting out of debt, or going in deeper.
After a month of ten-hour workdays, he figured he should have paid that debt off.
To be sure, domestication has perfected these foods, but our debt to the outdoor cooks who built this country is tremendous.
First, turn a resolvable sovereign debt crisis into an impending catastrophic banking crisis.
Our real-time tracker of debt-ceiling developments.
The current debt ceiling fracas stems from one thing, and it's not spending.
There's a lot of blame to go around for debt-ceiling insanity.
Tax rates can be lower, since foreign lenders hold down the cost of financing the national debt.
The debt talks are turning into a culinary discussion.
They've been more comfortable experimenting with their debt financing than experimenting with new service offerings.
It's interesting that the debt-crisis talks are happening concurrently with baseball's trading deadline.
The idea that debt is necessary for trade, and has to be forgiven, is consequent to the rise of a market economy.
The debt ceiling may be raised, but the stock market has plummeted.
His approval rating, after diving during the debt-ceiling crisis, has rebounded somewhat.
Future historians, surveying the ruins of our civilization, may discover a correlation between wine production and sovereign debt.
Attendance has been small and it is about three million dollars in debt.
Another example, impure in the extreme, is the national debt.
The statutory debt ceiling and the threat of default have become political bargaining chips in the debate over fiscal policy.
But a lot of this stuff would clear out if educational debt was treated the same way as other debt when it comes to bankruptcy.
In addition, other packages of debt obligations based on consumer debt or equipment purchases were looking less reliable.
What's more, without effective control of health costs the federal budget deficit and the national debt will continue to increase.
Interest on the rising debt caused by the health-spending deficit is the other big contributor to alarmist debt estimates.
There will be a vote on raising the debt ceiling in late spring or summer.
Such a proposal does not find favor in those powerful circles which are more interested in immediate debt collection.
But the good life, financed with growing debt, was limited to the evening hours.
It's really not so different from this summer's protracted, miserable debt-ceiling debate.
Private equity's financial alchemists managed to turn debt into gold.
Our country is trillions of dollars in debt, and the number increases every day.
If you owe a debt to someone else and they cancel or forgive that debt, the canceled amount may be taxable.
If you are behind in paying your bills, you can expect to hear from a debt collector.
Borrowers can apply online for consolidation of their federally insured student loan debt.
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