Debt

Brian Sullivan reports on how the oil industry is facing challenges which includes debt threat.

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lashed out at billionaire Leon Cooperman on Monday for his stake in student loan servicer Navient and stressed the importance of forgiving student debt.

Wayne Johnson, who was in charge of student debt under the Trump administration, is now calling for most of the debt to be cancelled.

Big changes could be coming down the pipeline for the 44 million Americans with student debt.

A senior government official appointed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigned Thursday, saying the current student loan system is “fundamentally broken” and calling for billions of dollars in debt to be forgiven.

The U.S. could be issuing 50-year bonds as soon as next year as the government looks for cheaper and longer-term ways to finance its burgeoning debt load, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Thursday.

Credit card rewards can be tempting. They can also be costly.

Nearly 70% of people with credit card debt are trying to pick up cash-back and other perks from their cards, even though they’re carrying a balance that’s costing them interest, according to a new survey by Bankrate.com.

Government bonds aren’t the only instruments producing negative yields these days, with corporate debt recently passing the $1 trillion mark in a continuing sign of global financial displacement.

A new report shows older Americans owe a lot more money now than just a decade ago. Could that make retirement a predicament? Joining us to discuss this topic is Joe Brusuelas, Chief Economist at RSM US.

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to raise the U.S. budget and lift the debt ceiling for the next two years. It now heads to the Oval Office desk to be signed by President Trump.

With Washington’s recent budget deal on the debt ceiling, it raises spending for the next two years but should we fear these deficits? Steve Liesman reports.

The president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget said the proposed deal to raise the debt ceiling and spending caps may be the worst budget deal ever and represents a bipartisan “abdication of responsibility.”

President Trump says a two-year debt ceiling agreement is done. Lifting a cloud that’s been hanging over Wall Street. Contessa Brewer has more for us.

The White House and congressional Democrats have moved close to a budget deal that would raise the U.S. debt ceiling for two years, a source close to the talks told CNBC.

Republican Sen. Kevin Cramer praised House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s work on the debt ceiling, telling CNBC on Friday that the final deal “doesn’t need to be perfect.”