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Are Student Loans Really Killing the Housing Market?

It's obvious: Student debt is crushing demand for homes. So, why doesn't the realtor data show it?

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Household Debt in Canada Is High, But Canadians Still Pay Their Mortgages

It's because unlike in the U.S., borrowers can't just walk away.

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The Depressing Geography of Debt Collection

Where creditors can legally take your car, your home, the last dollar in your bank account, and your kitchen appliances.

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Car-Crazy Thailand, the 'Detroit of Southeast Asia,' Emulates the Motor City in More Ways Than One

A generous car-buying incentive program has hit a major pothole.

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How Cleveland Can Help Solve America's Student-Loan Crisis

Offering college graduates reduced debt in exchange for moving to distressed cities could address two public-policy problems at once.

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Debt of the Day: Berlin Owes the Town of Mittenwalde 'Trillions'

Compound interest can really compound when you leave a loan unpaid for 500 years.

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A Bankrupt City, By The Numbers

Some of the factors that made Stockton the largest bankrupt city in American history.

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A Fresh Look at Where Americans Are Underwater

A county-level look at where homes are worth less than the debt owed on them.

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College Kid Will Try to Bring Pa. City Back From Brink

Deep in debt, Harrisburg looks to its new 23-year-old treasurer