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Dwight Yorke avoids bankruptcy after paying £1.5m tax debt in full  Mirror Online

Former Manchester United and Aston Villa striker Yorke, 47, did not attend the hearing in London.

Martin Lewis: Trapped by debt? Money Saving Expert reveals top tip to solve debt problems  Express

MARTIN LEWIS, Money Saving Expert, is advising people swamped with debt how to manage their financial issues, including how to deal with debt collectors, ...

Interserve confirms debt-for-equity talks | News  Construction News

Interserve has confirmed it is in talks with its lenders regarding a debt-for-equity swap.

Former Fed Chair Yellen says excessive corporate debt could prolong a downturn  CNBC

Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is worried about excessive leveraged lending and the high level of corporate debt across Wall Street.

Rhode Island school district employs debt collection agency to get $45,000 lunch money from parents  Daily Mail

Rhode Island's Cranston School District has called in experts to help recover $45859. The district's boss, Raymond Votto, said it has tried to collect money itself ...

The Average American Household Has $8,284 in Credit Card Debt  Fortune

The average American household is overrun with debt, including nearly $8300 in credit card debt, according to a WalletHub study.

Cut in debt boosts Scottish Investment Trust performance  FT Adviser

A decision to eliminate debt boosted the performance of the 1 4bn Scottish Investment Trust in the year to October 31.

Fears for Pizza Express as Moody’s downgrades debt  Telegraph.co.uk

Pizza Express is under mounting pressure from debts, rising costs and fierce competition, credit ratings agency Moody's warned as it downgraded the restaurant ...

SigmaRoc Buys Concrete Firm CCP, Adjusts Debt Amid Strong Results  Morningstar

LONDON (Alliance News) - Construction materials firm SigmaRoc PLC said Monday it has acquired a concrete firm for GBP15 million amid "strong" results for ...

'I got into alcohol addiction and debt, but with help I turned things around’  The Guardian

Barry Deacon, 39, on how faith changed his life – and how he came to meet David Hasselhoff.

Martin: '100,000 attempt debt suicide each year - stop the debt threats'  MoneySavingExpert

A new report by the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute calls on the government to change out-of-date legislation which is contributing to people in ...

Behind Puerto Rico's Debt, Corporations That Drain Profits from the Island  CADTM.org

The Phenomenal Drain of Profits Beginning in the 1970s, Puerto Rico's economy began to suffer a drain of profits, to the point where the measure (...)

Aberdeen addict with drug debt fell victim to cuckooing  Aberdeen Evening Express

David Bruce was arrested after police found a quantity of heroin at his flat on March 2 this year. The 43-year-old has appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court and ...

Brazil's Eletrobras sells unit at auction, assumes $3.3 billion debt  Reuters

Brazilian state-controlled power company Eletrobras on Monday sold its power distribution subsidiary Amazonas Energia at an auction, but said it will assume ...

Goldman Sells Platform for Debt Aimed at Mom and Pop to Rivals  Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. sold a majority stake in SIMON, its proprietary platform that distributes complex investment products, to a cohort of Wall Street rivals.

Nepal: first came the earthquake, then came the debt  The Guardian

Survivors of the 2015 quake that killed almost 9000 people around Kathmandu now face another challenge they didn't expect.

AB InBev Cut by Moody's Amid Struggles to Trim Massive Debt Pile  Bloomberg

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV's credit rating was cut to the lowest tier of investment-grade by Moody's Investors *Service*, which warned that the brewer is struggling ...

S. Africa Will Have to Assume Eskom Debt, Rothschild Says  Bloomberg

South Africa faces no choice but to assume some of the debt of its troubled power utility, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., said Martin Kingston, the chief executive ...

Israeli satellite company falls victim to debt and politics  Haaretz

The fallout from the police's Case 4000 (Bezeq-Walla) investigation is strangely enough Israel's communications satellite capabilities. Spacecom, the company ...

Noble's future at stake as debt deadline looms  Nikkei Asian Review

SINGAPORE -- The future of Noble Group, once Asia's biggest commodities trader, hangs in the balance as the debt-laden company scrambles to devise an.

Park City residents carrying among the heaviest credit-card debts in America, study says  Salt Lake Tribune

One of America's richest cities — Park City, Utah — also has one of the highest levels of credit card debt, according to a new study. The median credit card debt ...

Speaker Paul Ryan retires: his legacy is debt and disappointment  Vox.com

That's the increase between the deficit for fiscal year 2015 and fiscal year 2018 — that is, the difference between the fiscal year before Ryan became speaker of ...

Trump says he doesn't care about predicted US national debt explosion because ‘I won't be here’  The Independent

Donald Trump is reportedly refusing to tackle the US's spiralling national debt because he will not be in office by the time the situation is expected to reach a ...

Now I’m beating my debt and gambling addiction, I can enjoy Christmas  The Guardian

My extravagant present-buying was just a lie. Now I'm being honest with my family – and the payday lenders, says gambling campaigner Danny Cheetham.

Ballooning debt harms our youth, but Trump doesn't care | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump and his advisors are misguided to downplay the debt threat.

Thomas Cook shares plunge amid fears over £389m debt mountain  The Guardian

Thomas Cook shares tumbled further on Tuesday and the cost of insuring debt issued by the travel firm against default hit a record high, despite its efforts to ...

Despite the hurdle of mounting student loan debt, millennials still consider homeownership a high priority, study says  Washington Post

Millennials are prioritizing homeownership well above the goals of getting married and having children, according to a new study by Bank of America. Bank of ...

Hedge funds call in top lawyer to restructure Sudanese debt  Financial Times

A group of hedge funds has hired one of the world's most prominent sovereign debt lawyers in the hope of restructuring up to $8bn in Sudanese debt if the ...

Forget the doom and gloom - debt is here to stay  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Make a plan and stick to it for future that is free of debt.

Bondholders oppose Mexico airport debt restructuring  Financial Times

Investors reject buyback offer as new president works to scrap $13bn building project.

Debt, relationship breakup and bullying top mental health concerns  The HR Director Magazine

Many mental health issues have a dynamic nature; every employee has different levels of mental health at any given time.

‘Chicken king’ supplier Boparan in £250 million debt row  Evening Standard

Chicken supplier 2Sisters is facing renewed City pressure over plans to exclude a group of lenders from a £250 million debt repayment. The row is the latest ...

Europe's tech startups suffer from 'diversity debt', survey finds  The Guardian

Europe's startup sector has a “shocking” lack of diversity, with 93% of all funds raised in 2018 going to all-male founding teams, according to a report by the ...

Dollar debt sales hit 2½-year low  Financial Times

Global reserve currency's appreciation erodes its attractiveness for bond issuers.

We need debt bonfire, says analyst | Business  The Times

Only a globally co-ordinated debt “bonfire” can save the world's leading economies from depression now that monetary and fiscal armouries are exhausted, ...

Wayne Pivac: Scarlets hoping to 'repay the debt' against Ulster  BBC Sport

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac says he hopes to get revenge over Ulster when the sides meet again the next week.

Has the Coalition Government doubled net debt?  ABC News

Shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh says that the Coalition has doubled net debt since it came to office. Fact Check finds that to be correct, but with some ...

Thousands of Teachers Can Have TEACH Grant Debt Forgiven  Education Week

The U.S. Department of Education announced on Sunday that it would cancel the student debts of thousands of teachers who saw their grant aid turned into ...

Why Goldman Is Selling Debt Platform to Rivals  Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. sold a majority stake in SIMON, its proprietary platform that distributes complex investment products, to a cohort of Wall Street rivals.

Dear Penny: My spending has put me in serious debt. Should I consolidate?  Tampa Bay Times

Dear Penny,. I've realized lately that I'm horrible with money. About two years ago, I opened a new checking account and credit card. I was making a ton of ...

In debt we trust: the rise of art-secured lending  Art Newspaper

The rapid growth in the number of loan providers, from private banks to specialist lenders, could transform the art market's relationship with the financial markets.

Shoppers are going into the holiday season still carrying debt from last year  Valley News Live

Spending during the holiday season is at an all time high. The National Retail Federation is estimating that people are spending more than $1000 for things like ...

Tom Purcell: I'm dreaming of a debt-free Christmas  Tribune-Review

Merry debt-fueled Christmas, America! According to a recent NerdWallet study, nearly 40 million Americans are still struggling to pay off credit-card debts from ...

How Turkey Created a Debt Crisis  Bloomberg

Erdogan's growth model was fueled above all by cheap money. In 2018, it finally ran out of road.

Italy buys back €3.2bn of short-dated debt  Financial Times

Italy has bought back €3.2bn of its short-dated debt in a move that was financed by tapping an existing three-year bond. The Italian Treasury said in a statement ...

Avoiding holiday debt  WWLP.com

Overspending on the holidays has become as much of a tradition as decorating a tree.

Paying Off Medical School Debt: 5 Strategies for Doctors  NerdWallet

Paying off medical school debt can be a bitter pill. As a resident, you're probably not earning enough to make full monthly student loan payments.

How to Manage Student Loan Debt Without Making It Worse  NerdWallet

When you're struggling financially, keeping up with your student loan payments might feel like you're stuck on a runaway train — and student loan forbearance, ...

'Admitting problems helped us get debt-free'  BBC News

A quarter of those in serious financial difficulty wait more than two years to seek help, a charity says.

Kid Rock clearing layaway debt inspiring others to do the same  WSMV Nashville

Tears of joy at a Clarksville Walmart, where for the first time layaway meant you don't have to pay. Someone did it for you.

The Debt Threat to the Economy  The Wall Street Journal

As rates rise, paying back government borrowing will consume the credit needed to sustain growth.

Detroit tender offer lands $200 million of debt  Bond Buyer

A tender offer Detroit financed through a bond refunding that priced Friday will reduce a spike in debt *service* payments by nearly $155 million between fiscal ...

Balfour Beatty uses cash to shed debt load  Building

Balfour Beatty has paid down 45% of its gross debt in the last 12 months after using cash reserves to repay off a £253m convertible bond. The country's largest ...

This is how much credit-card debt makes you undatable, and do Americans marry for love or money?  MarketWatch

Happy Monday, MarketWatchers! Start off your week with today's top personal finance stories. How to buy gift cards for friends and family that won't go to waste.

The huge debt burden and how we got there (3)  Vanguard

WHEN General Sani Abacha (1943-1998) took over from Chief Ernest Oladeinde Adegunle Shonekan on November 17, 1993, he pegged the official rate at N21 ...

Top silk taking on Centrelink over robo-debt recovery  9news.com.au

Centrelink's robo-debt recovery scheme was intended to seek out and destroy debts, but instead it's thrown more than 200,000 Australians into financial turmoil.

Mum-of-three trapped by £8,355 high cost credit debt and poverty premium  The Sun

A MUM-of-three who has spent the past 30 years trapped in thousands of pounds of debt due to high-cost loans and credit says she's just “existing, not living”.

‘This debt must be settled’: IAAF extends Russia’s doping ban  The Guardian

The IAAF has extended its ban on Russia, with no clarity on whether it may be lifted before next year's athletics world championships in Qatar.

Debt expert cautions against overspending during holiday season  BayToday

A recent survey conducted by BDO Canada Limited found that 52 per cent of Canadians are living paycheque to paycheque.

Milo Yiannopoulos 'more than $2m in debt', Australian promoters claim  The Independent

Far-right activist Milo Yiannopoulos had debts totalling more than $2m (£1.6m) during 2018, according to documents put together by his former Australian tour ...

Thomas Cook shares climb despite market debt worries  Financial Times

Holiday group Thomas Cook appeared on track for its first day of gains in over a week on Wednesday, despite disagreement over the extent of the tour ...

Tina Cantello: Man found guilty of debt collector murder  BBC News

A man who stabbed a debt collector 30 times after she visited him to collect some money has been found guilty of murder. Geoffrey Hutton, 38, murdered Tina ...

Faraday Future CEO’s long trail of debt is finally catching up to him  The Verge

The founder of LeEco and EV startup Faraday Future has built his empire by borrowing heavily. The last year and a half has been full of signs that all that debt is ...

Pupils from Maranatha Christian School pack Christmas hampers for families in debt  Swindon Advertiser

PUPILS helped to pack emergency hampers yesterday for families struggling with debt over Christmas.

Chinese loans leave Sri Lanka with crippling debt burden  Channel 4 News

In the latest of our reports from Sri Lanka, where a constitutional crisis has pitted two rival politicians in a battle to be PM, one contender leans towards India, the ...

Explaining the County's Debt  Miami's Community Newspapers

Much of Miami-Dade County's projects are funded through bond issuance. Essentially the County takes on debt by pledging future money to receive present-day ...

‘Bachelor’ contestant Tayshia Adams divorced and in over $115K debt  Winnipeg Sun

Could Colton Underwood be Tayshia Adams' second husband? RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal The Bachelor contestant's shocking divorce file that ...

Christians Against Poverty Debt Centre faces high demand in Swindon  Swindon Advertiser

A LONG waiting list has meant the Christian Against Poverty Debt Centre has taken on a new debt coach to cope with high demand.

How to avoid running up a debt this Christmas  Falmouth Packet

Citizens Advice Cornwall has released a Christmas list of 12 tips to help people avoid pressure on their household budgets.

EDITORIAL: Let State honour its word, pay media debt  Daily Nation

Some observers have averred that the government wants to bring down the media.

Kier launches £264m rights issue to cut debt  Inside Housing

Social housing contractor Kier has launched a £264m rights issue in a bid to raise cash to pay off the company's growing debt pile. Linked In Twitter Facebook ...

S&P, Fitch downgrade Sri Lanka’s debt rating amid political crisis  Financial Times

Sri Lanka was downgraded by two major rating agencies on Tuesday, in the latest blow to the cash-strapped country as it grapples with ongoing political turmoil.

£750m debt of Northumberland County Council - but a drop this year  Northumberland Gazette

Northumberland County Council's debt fell by £21.3million in the first half of this financial year, but still totals £750million – with annual interest costs of more ...

Manchester plans 3000 new council homes following debt cap axe  Inside Housing

New plans to “significantly increase” council housebuilding in Manchester could see 3,000 new homes added to the council's stock over the next 10 years.

Mailbag: Owe Greatest Generation a great debt | Letters  Albany Democrat Herald

As I watched a portion of the state funeral for George H. W. Bush today, I could not help but lament the fact that his passing marks the ending of.

Glenn Beck gives $50K to Lincoln artifacts debt  CityNews Vancouver

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Media personality and political commentator Glenn Beck is pitching in to keep a trove of artifacts related to Abraham Lincoln in the 16th ...

Debt Recovery Tribunal serves notice to Nirav Modi, family to recover PNB's Rs 7,000 cr  The News Minute

The Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) on Monday served notice to absconder diamantaire Nirav Modi, his family members and his companies to recover over Rs ...

Interserve shares fall as growing debt sparks fears over its finances  The Guardian

Shares in Interserve fell 7% on Friday morning after the government contractor said debts this year would be higher than previously expected, reigniting investor ...

Something Weird Is Going on With German Debt  Bloomberg

Falling yields on German government debt is the sign of a classic “risk-off” mentality. As fear grows, investors plump for safety. But where's the crisis in Europe?

Where Americans are most burdened by credit-card debt  CBS News

Alaska residents owe the most on their credit cards, but they're more likely to pay it off faster than residents of New Mexico, who carry the highest debt burden ...

'My husband ran up a £58,000 debt in my name'  BBC News

When she had her first baby, just before she turned 29, Annie had been married for eight years, managed 19 staff, and earned more than her husband.

Be afraid — there’s serious debt piling up around the globe again  Evening Standard

If you thought the 2008 global financial crisis was a story about excessive debt, today you might be feeling a little nervous. There's even more debt sloshing ...

Political tensions spill over into global debt markets  Financial Times

Rising geopolitical tensions are increasingly playing out in the global debt markets. Russia's launch this week of the sale of a euro-denominated bond is just the ...

One in three parents get into debt over children's Christmas presents  The Irish News

MORE than a third of parents have got into debt to pay for their children's Christmas presents.

Rhode Island school district turns student lunch debt over to collection agency | TheHill  The Hill

A school district in Rhode Island has hired a collection agency to recover thousands of dollars in student lunch debt.

FTC Halts Student Loan Debt Relief Schemes  ACA International

The operators of two Florida-based student loan debt relief schemes are banned from the debt relief business as part of agreements settling Federal Trade ...

I was suicidal after getting into £35,000 of debt – it all started when a £70 overdraft appeared in my account  iNews

I noticed money I wasn't expecting to see in my bank account. It didn't make sense but there it was: £70.

Thomas Cook plunges again as tour operator battles to calm debt fears  Telegraph.co.uk

Thomas Cook battled to reassure the City that it is not heading for another financial crunch, as more investors bailed out and the shares were marked down by ...

Third of people who run up Christmas debt 'take up to seven months to clear it'  The Irish News

NEARLY a third of people who took out debt to pay for last Christmas took up to seven months to clear what they owed, a survey has found.

Tips for avoiding holiday debt  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Overspending on gifts has become as traditional as the Christmas tree. A recent Nerdwallet survey finds one in four Americans is still paying off the debt from last ...

Europe private debt funds break $200bn barrier  Financial News

Europe's private debt funds — which allow companies to borrow money away from the bond markets — have topped $200bn in assets, after another strong year ...

UK student debt sales make little economic sense  Financial Times

A UK parliament committee's report on the privatisation of student debt last week attacked the government's “ short-sighted approach”. This may be an ...

Kier launches £264m rights issue to tackle mounting debt  Scottish Construction Now

Kier has launched a £264 million rights issue to help accelerate its debt reduction programme. The firm has seen its debt levels rise in the past few years, with its ...

Debt worries force tough choices - Your Money  Your Money

Many households are so weighed down with debt, they don't believe they will ever pay it off.

Loan reporter - debt capital markets | Media jobs  Journalism.co.uk

Editorial jobs - 66 journalism, communications and media vacancies to view and apply for now.

R3's Corda to the fore in Euro Debt issuance and Club Loan markets  Finextra

R3's blockchain-inspired Corda platform is being put to the test in the Euro Debt Market and syndicated loan arena under separate field trials with a co...

Evergrande: China’s biggest property developer faces debt crunch  Financial Times

A “frigid winter” is coming to China's property market, and investors are wondering if the country's largest developer will be caught out in the cold.

12 tips to avoid debt this Christmas as Cornish charity helps eight people a day  Pirate FM

A charity reveals the number of Cornish people it helped with debt problems in the months after last Christmas works out to more than eight a day. Citizens ...

South Africa will have to assume Eskom debt – Expert  MyBroadband

South Africa faces no choice but to assume some of the debt of its troubled power utility, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., said Martin Kingston, the chief executive ...

Debts of despair: public sector debt collecting practices  Public Finance

Dickensian debtors prisons are a thing of the past, but outdated debt collection practices still risk driving the most financially vulnerable into further difficulty.