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CNBC

As student debt grows, so do the scams
CNBC
First, you receive a call about your student loans. The person on the other end offers to lower your monthly payments or make your debt disappear all together, potentially for a fee. Sounds great, right? You go through the steps, sharing your federal ...



Forbes

What This Navient Lawsuit Means For Your Student Loans: Q&A
Forbes
If you have a student loan, there is a good chance that it may be serviced by Navient. Navient, which spun off from Sallie Mae, is the nation's largest student loan servicer with more than 12 million customers and the servicer of more than $300 billion ...



Forbes

Student Loans: What Is Consolidation Vs. Student Loan Refinancing?
Forbes
When it comes to student loans, this is one of the biggest choices. Student loan consolidation or student loan refinancing? The decision is an important one, and could mean tens of thousands of dollars in savings. Here's what you need to know and how ...

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TechCrunch

Google's new 'Grab and Go' project helps business loan Chromebooks to their employees
TechCrunch
At Google, the company offers a 'Grab and Go' program that allows employees to use self-service stations to quickly borrow and return Chromebooks without having to go through a lengthy IT approval process. Now, it's bringing this same idea to other ...
Google introduces 'Grab n Go' to let companies quickly loan Chromebooks to employees9to5Google

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Energy.gov (press release)

Department of Energy Issues $2 Billion Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program Solicitation
Energy.gov (press release)
WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued the first loan guarantee solicitation for the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (TELGP) under DOE's Loan Programs Office. This solicitation provides as much as $2 billion in ...



Student Loan Hero (blog)

Here's How Veterans and Military Members Can Get Home Improvement Loans
Student Loan Hero (blog)
These home loans can help veterans and active-duty military members secure the cash they need to renovate the home they live in or the home they're buying. Here are the options for getting home improvement loans for veterans and military members.

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New York Times

A Times Reporter Spent a Week on Loan to The Capital Gazette
New York Times
Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times. A year and a half ago, I walked out of The Baltimore Sun, where I had worked for the previous seven years, in tears. I had waited ...



USA TODAY

How do I get out of $50000 in credit card debt: personal loan or repayment plan?
USA TODAY
For different reasons over a long period of time — including unemployment and health issues — I accumulated credit card debt of about $50,000. I intend to take out an unsecured personal loan, but I don't want it to have a negative impact on my credit ...

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Chicago Tribune

Waukegan takes out loan to pay off $9.5 million wrongful conviction settlement
Chicago Tribune
The city's consultants expect the interest costs to total about $1.8 million over the life of the 10-year loan, though final numbers won't be known until the bonds are sold in late August and interest rates are locked in, said Anthony Miceli, a senior ...



New York Times

Inside the Trinitarios: How a Bloodthirsty Gang, and a $5 Loan, Led to the Death of a Teen
New York Times
Rule No. 2 in the membership handbook is simple: Anyone who disrespects the Trinitarios gang must be swiftly, and severely, punished. The punishment typically follows a pattern — a crowd of Trinitarios, armed with machetes and knives, hunt down and ...


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