Wednesday, August 16, 2017

student loans

Senator Bill Nelson

BY | Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Meeting with college students and recent graduates dealing with the burden of student debt, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Friday outlined legislation that would cap rates on federal ...
florida house

Saturday marks the start of Florida’s fiscal year. It also marks the effective date for a bevy of new laws:. Transportation Network Companies The state will be implementing a new set of regulations that apply to ridesharing companies. Drivers working ...
Mitzie Perez, a plaintiff in a lawsuit against Wells Fargo, poses for a photo in Los Angeles, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

BY SUDHIN THANAWALA AN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal lawsuit on Monday accused banking giant Wells Fargo of illegally denying student loans to young immigrants who are protected from deportation and allowed to work and study in the U.S. under ...
college graduate

With the cost of higher education moving becoming a larger and larger concern on the minds of students, parents, and those in education, institutions are starting to make changes. Students are accumulating debt at a rate of over $2,700 every ...
In this Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 photo, from left, Jo Armstrong, Julie Armstrong, Skylar Armstrong, Amelia Anderson, Nathan Anderson, Westley Armstrong and Dean Anderson sit together for a game at their home in Tucson, Arizona.

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre’s ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he’s still paying the price of admission. After a decade of repayments, Aguirre still diverts $512 a month ...
Pile of Cash

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer borrowing climbed to a fresh record in July, the latest evidence that the U.S. economy is on track to grow at a healthy pace in the second half of this year. The ...
Everest Institute sign on an office building in Silver Spring, Maryland.

 BY ANNE FLAHERTY WASHINGTON (AP) — Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out “impatient” individuals who have “few people in their lives who care about them.” Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign ...
President Barack Obama waves he arrives to speak at Georgia Tech in Atlanta

| BY JOSH LEDERMAN ATLANTA (AP) — Issuing a clarion call to Americans saddled by student debt, President Barack Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring some ...
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