Is the debt designed to prevent another financial crisis turning on its creators?
A new study reveals just how tough it can be to rebuild a life after homelessness.
It's a turbulent time for the global economy – here's what to expect.
Australia should not be complacent about maintaining its top credit rating, which depends on achieving budget repair and a more diverse economy, Treasury secretary John Fraser has said.
One day, your Facebook posts and Tweets might convince lenders to drop you some cash. Until then, here are five simple ways to help open up the bank vaults.
With the economic dashboard flashing red, here's the route to safety.
Future taxpayers were the big losers of the trillion-dollar budget deal, who will have to shoulder the burden of higher interest payments.
Reaching middle class status and sustaining it into retirement is a major challenge. The key is to live within your means.
Monetary policy since the financial crisis has flooded the market with cheap capital. A rate rise will reverse this and put developing economies at risk.
The loans that plunged the world into financial chaos a decade ago are beginning to appear again. Just how scared should you be?
In the global South, where some argue that "everyone is now middle class", people are reluctant to acknowledge that they need to borrow money – and the stigma drives them to dodge their debts.
The consequences if lawmakers don't raise the debt ceiling in the coming days are unknown but potentially devastating for the US and global economy.
The finance minister says the government is reducing the deficit and debt and lowering the spending growth trajectory of the previous government. Is that right?
Japan has higher debt levels than Greece and yet it doesn't need international bailouts. Why?
Artists and satirists have long played around with currency. With fiscal uncertainty only on the up, artsy cash is becoming more and more prevalent.
The draconian deal imposed by the Eurogroup is worse than a reparations settlement imposed on a defeated enemy.
A punitive deal which makes life hard for the Greek people and which sets dangerous precedents for the eurozone.
The Greek debt crisis is a complex economic and political issue. Here are five important points for understanding it better.
Debt relief should not be a divisive bargaining tool. Better that it is a formal part of a structured approach to risks in a currency union.
A Greek default and exit from the eurozone might cost the UK the odd billion here and there, but the real risks are in a nervous banking sector and the devastating potential of Brexit.