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Bank-Loan Funds Are Looking Shakier
Despite their many positive attributes, it's getting easier to pick on bank loans. On the plus side, these securitized loans made to companies rated below investment grade—also known as leveraged loans or senior loans—offer floating rates, so yields ...

The $1.3 trillion student loan problem facing Betsy DeVos
President Obama revamped the student loan system in 2010, bringing everything in house so that the government directly funds all the loans. But it still hires outside companies to service them. Currently nine companies have a government contract to ...

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Washington Examiner

Graduating? Here's What to Know About Your Student Loans
New York Times
But many borrowers, despite studying hard to earn a degree, are uneducated about the type of loan they have, how long it will take to repay, what their monthly payment is likely to be and other important details, according to research from Prudential ...
Trump's populist student loan plan - Washington ExaminerWashington Examiner
Student loan program faces uncertain future amid sweeping proposalsUSA TODAY
Public servants took jobs counting on loan forgiveness. Trump might stiff them.Washington Post
The Hill (blog) -Bloomberg -KSDK -Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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Betsy DeVos's student loan overhaul would hurt doctors, lawyers ...
Government and non-profit doctors and lawyers earn less than their colleagues in the private sector, but they can have just as much student debt.

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New York Times

Trump Administration Considers Moving Student Loans from Education Department to Treasury
New York Times
Her consideration of transferring the loan program led the student aid chief to resign. Credit Maddie McGarvey for The New York Times. The Trump administration is considering moving responsibility for overseeing more than $1 trillion in student debt ...
Top Education Dept. official resigns after clash with DeVosPolitico
Federal student aid chief quits, warning of management issues under DeVosWashington Post

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The Advocate

Uncertainty emerges about downtown Stamford building's loan ...
The Advocate
STAMFORD — The loan comes due next month for one of the downtown's marquee office buildings, but recent developments raise questions about the payoff of ...

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Some Hospitals Will Now Offer You an Interest-Free Loan
77 percent of Americans cannot afford an unexpected medical bill of $2,000 or more. For families on a budget, it's a sudden expense that can break the bank. But for the hospitals who provided the service, it can often mean going unpaid. In a new move ...


Trump's budget seeks to eliminate one major benefit of federal student loans that costs billions
More than a half-million borrowers have been certified by the Department of Education to receive the benefit. Trump's budget would end public-service loan forgiveness for federal loans issued July 1, 2018, or later, except those provided to borrowers ...
Donald Trump's budget cuts back key student loan programsUSA TODAY
On track for Public Service Loan Forgiveness? Good news, you're not in danger from Trump's budget.Washington Post
Here's how Trump wants to change the way you repay student loansMarketWatch
Detroit Metro Times -WBUR -Forbes
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North Kitsap's Wallis, Olympic's Loan win state tennis titles
Kitsap Sun
Loan, of Olympic, beat Shane Lynette of Sehome 6-1, 6-2 for his first boys' singles title. Despite her coming in as a strong favorite, Wallis admitted she had a few nerves going into the final. “It's really crazy,” she said. “I was really nervous. But ...

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