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$904 Billion

For those of you keeping score at home, according to the New York Fed’s quarterly report on consumer credit:

Outstanding student-loan debt: $904 Billion.

Outstanding credit-card debt: $679 Billion.

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It’s the Deep Breath before the Plunge

Warning. SPOILERS are ahead. If you don’t want to know anything about episode two of the final season of Game of Thrones, stop reading. Now. One of my favorite moments in Peter Jackson's outstanding adaptation of Lord of the Rings happened in the final movie, The Return of the King. On the eve of Mordor's ... Read More