New Senate report backs national farm debt mediation scheme – Queensland Country Life

A SENATE inquiry into primary production financial lending has made 27 recommendations aimed at enhancing farmers powers and rights in sensitive areas like debt mediation and farm foreclosures. The six-month examination by the Senate select committee was Co-chaired by One Nation Queensland Senator and party leader Pauline Hanson, former One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts and…

Freedom Debt Relief’s Andrew Housser Offers 6 Tips to Keep Holiday Meal Costs in Check – PR Newswire (press release)

The cost of a holiday meal of turkey, stuffing, potatoes, rolls, vegetables and pie for 10 people is about $50 this year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. That does not include the cost of alcohol or other beverages. For consumers hosting multiple holiday gatherings through New Year’s Day, costs can quickly add up.…

ESM implements short-term debt relief measures for Greece – Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) has successfully implemented the short-term debt relief measures for Greece over the course of 2017. The package is intended to reduce the interest rate risk on Greeces outstanding loans with the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) and ESM. It is expected to substantially reduce the countrys debt burden over the…

Ameritech Financial Reminds PLUS Loan Borrowers That Their High Debt is Not Unmanageable – PR Newswire (press release)

ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — PLUS loans are federal student loans available for graduate and professional students to help them pursue their advanced education dreams. However, with the higher interest rates and other contributing factors, borrowers who have PLUS loans often hold more debt than those who don’t. Higher debt means higher…