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Sisters Hailey, 13, and Hannah Hager, 11, with their lemonade stand.

2 students in North Carolina are trying to pay off their school district’s $41,000 lunch debt with a lemonade stand

Sisters Hailey, 13, and Hannah Hager, 11, have already raised more than $1,500 for the Davidson County Schools district.

Nothing Elon Musk has done has stopped the bleeding at Tesla — and things look like they’re going to get worse

Tesla is doing everything it can to stop bleeding, but right now Wall Street couldn't care less.

In China you get a special warning before you call people who owe money, telling you to get them to pay up

China operates a nationwide blacklist that contains the names and personal information of people who are in debt, also known as "laolai."
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks about climate change and her "Green New Deal" in Washington.

The vast majority of Republicans support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders’ plan to cap credit-card interest rates at 15%

Overall, about 68% of respondents said they either support or strongly support the plan, the Loan Shark Prevention Act.
Students will be offered a "sun butter and jelly" sandwich for lunch if they owe money.

Students who owe lunch money at a school in Rhode Island will only be served ‘sun butter and jelly’ sandwiches

Parents aren't thrilled with a Warwick School District policy that mandates serving "sun butter and jelly" sandwiches to those who owe lunch money.
Seraphina Galante

3 million senior citizens in the US are still paying off their student loans

Americans aged 60 and older owe more than $86 billion in unpaid student loans, according to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) data.
Lauren and Josh Hastings, pictured, combined their debt before they got married.

How combining finances is helping this couple pay off nearly $300,000 in debt

That debt was initially "a source of friction" in Josh and Lauren Hastings' relationship, but now they work as a team to pay it off.
Calculating your debt-to-income ratio is easy.

Your credit score isn’t the only number lenders use to decide if you’re trustworthy

Lenders look at debt-to-income ratio — monthly debt payments divided by monthly gross income — to decide whether a borrower can afford another loan.

Italy’s ‘perma-recession’ could trigger a €2 trillion financial crisis that threatens the eurozone itself

There is no obvious way out of the trap holding the Italian economy back, analysts told Business Insider.
Holly Johnson.

I have 26 credit cards. Here’s the best advice I can give you on staying out of credit-card debt.

I have 26 credit cards for myself and my business, and I use a four-step strategy to make sure credit-card debt is never an issue.