Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has said the government makes "no apology" for pursuing people's debts as it continues to fend off anger surrounding Centrelink's troubled $4.5 billion debt recovery mission. Mr ...

KARACHI: Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves declined to $23.163 billion as of December 30, 2016 from $23.286 billion a week ago, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Thursday. The forex reserves held by the ...

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of thousands of New York students would be able to attend college for free under a proposal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make state universities tuition-free for residents earning $125,000 or ...

What to Know The plan would apply to anyone accepted to any two- or four-year city or state university Anyone with a family income under $125,000 would qualify Of the 7.2M households in New York, most had household ...

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) will oppose the Republican budget resolution designed to begin the process of unwinding the Affordable Care Act, making him possibly the only member of the majority to break ranks. In a speech ...

Amid growing controversy about Centrelink's new automated debt recovery methods, the agency is using Twitter to refer welfare recipients to a crisis support hotline and offer assistance from trained social workers. ...

The world’s second-biggest economy is forecast to show steady growth in 2017, say Chinese experts. However, not everything is that simple, analysts warn, as corporate debt is mounting and industrial output remains ...

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is urging Congress to effectively kill the national debt limit, arguing it now poses too great a risk to remain a policy tool. Writing in the Harvard Journal on Legislation, Lew argued that ...

BRUSSELS -- Much ink has been spilled about a handful of pivotal elections in EU member states this year, and their potential to transform the European Union and its relations with neighbors and allies alike. The ...

In a deep restructuring banks typically convert a portion of debt into equity and also extend the repayment period for the rest of the loan. (Source: IE) With their efforts to revive stressed companies via the ...

WASHINGTON —  U.S. Senator Rand Paul on Wednesday blasted fellow GOP lawmakers for ignoring the government's spiraling debt problem in their rush to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. Paul, part of the ...

There’s a new study by Federal Reserve researchers quantifying something many Realtors already know from experience: Excessive debt-to-income ratios account for nearly a quarter of all mortgage denials. In “The ...

CAMBRIDGE, MA -Students pass in front of Harvard’s Widener Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo by William B. Plowman/Getty Images) One issue that Democrats and Republicans can agree on is our nation’s ...

If I was to ask any trucking company this simple question I would expect to get the same answer from all of them, or I would hope that I would anyway. If In the next twelve months you have only two options available to ...

The SC clarified that the direction asking the government to file an affidavit “shall not in any manner affect the functioning of the Committee which has already been constituted by the government and whose report is ...

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Donald Trump promises sweeping changes in economic policies to make Americans more prosperous. However, asset and debt bubbles, enabled by easy money policies, could derail his plans and thrust the ...

The U.S. dollar crept nearer to 14-year peaks on Wednesday as an abundance of upbeat global economic data boosted Wall Street and signs of quickening inflation dented fixed-income debt.The strength of the U.S. currency ...

For the past few weeks, their phone lines have been jammed almost constantly.  Graham Wells, principal lawyer at Social Security Rights Victoria, which provides legal advice and help for people battling various ...

Deal guru and former Vornado president Michael Fascitelli, is now taking on a larger role at Cadre, the investment platform founded by the Kushner brothers along with Ryan Williams. “He’s a rock star,” Fascitelli ...

The U.S. dollar crept nearer to 14-year peaks on Wednesday as an abundance of upbeat global economic data boosted Wall Street and signs of quickening inflation dented fixed-income debt.The strength of the U.S. currency ...