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70,000 student-loan borrowers had debt wiped out after recent reforms. Here's how to know if you're eligible

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

College graduation. Andy Sacks/Getty Images The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program forgives debt for public servants after 10 years of payments. Due to recent reforms to...
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Pennsylvania's nursing loan forgiveness program gets lots of applicants, but with only 666 nurses due to receive help, the search is on for more dollars

1 day ago   |   The Morning Call

State lawmakers want more money to reimburse nurses for student loan debt.
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Study: Most Student Debt Belongs To High-Wealth Households

1 day ago   |   Forbes

But there are things we can do to help the minority of student borrowers in financial distress.
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Here's what to know about the Master Promissory Note before signing off on your federal student loans

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Master Promissory Notes need only to be filled out once and apply to all federal student loans. Hirurg/Getty Images A Master Promissory Note is an agreement between you and the...
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The student-loan payment pause is 'troubling' and could lead to the 'massive mistake' of broad debt forgiveness, a top House Republican says

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Rep. Virginia Foxx Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Image Biden recently extended the pause on student-loan payments a third time, through May 1. GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx...
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2.6 million student-loan borrowers could get rid of their debt by declaring bankruptcy - but major companies are blocking that

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Getty Images Private student debt isn't defined in the bankruptcy code, making terms for cancellation confusing. The Student Borrower Protection Center found 2.6M borrowers...
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$50 billion of student debt could be entitled to automatic cancellation in bankruptcy but borrowers may not know about it

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Too Much Talent Band celebrates the extension of the student loan pause outside the White House on Jan. 13, 2022. Paul Morigi/Getty Images Judges have changed their reading...
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Biden campaigned on cancelling and reforming student debt. A year into his presidency, here's where those promises stand

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden. Evan Vucci/AP Biden campaigned on fixing loan forgiveness programs and reducing the $1.7 trillion student-debt load. A year into his presidency, he has...
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At 113, NAACP evolves for relevance on racial justice agenda

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

As the NAACP turns 113, look for its voice to grow louder on issues like climate change, the student debt crisis and the ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic - while...
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Students Demand Biden Keep Campaign Promise To Cancel Loan Debt

Students Demand Biden Keep Campaign Promise To Cancel Loan Debt

2 days ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

Students are looking to hold President Biden accountable for his campaign promise to cancel student debt. During his campaign for President, Biden promised America he would...
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Judge OKs California earlier releases for repeat offenders

Judge OKs California earlier releases for repeat offenders

A judge is allowing California to proceed with plans to allow earlier potential prison release dates for repeat offenders with serious and violent criminal histories under the... Read more ...

Lakers News: Anthony Davis Could Return from Knee Injury vs. Heat; Will Be GTD

Los Angele Lakers big man Anthony Davis, who has missed 16 straight games since Dec. 19 with an Read more ...

Aaron Donald fined $10,815 for trying to choke D.J. Humphries

Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald received a $10,815 fine from the NFL for unnecessary roughness during the wild card playoff win over the Cardinals. Donald got into it with... Read more ...

Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler retires

Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler is calling it a career. Butler told the team he is retiring, the team announced. “It is an emotional day as I announce I am retiring... Read more ...

Kyle Rittenhouse wants the gun he used in the Kenosha shootings back so he...

Kyle Rittenhouse wants the gun he used in the Kenosha shootings back so he can destroy it

The attorney also requested back several other items, including a 30-round capacity magazine, bullets, an iPhone and some clothing. Read more ...

Delta passenger arrested for mooning crew, causing disturbances on flight to...

An Irish man on a Delta flight from Dublin to New York refused to wear a mask, threw a can that hit another passenger, and pulled down his pants and exposed Read more ...

Oral immunotherapy induces remission of peanut allergy in some young children

A clinical trial has found that giving peanut oral immunotherapy to highly peanut-allergic children ages 1 to 3 years safely desensitized most of them to peanut and induced... Read more ...

5-year-old girl among 2 critically wounded in Little Village shooting

5-year-old girl among 2 critically wounded in Little Village shooting

CHICAGO - A 5-year-old girl was among two people critically wounded in a shooting in Little Village Saturday afternoon, according to police. Police said a 5-year-old girl and a... Read more ...

Police searching for driver who struck WRAL employee and ran from scene

Police searching for driver who struck WRAL employee and ran from scene

Late Friday night, WRAL News learned that a colleague and dear friend was hit on Western Boulevard in Raleigh at the beginning of the winter snow storm. Read more ...

New York COVID positivity rate stays below 10%, Gov. Hochul says

New York COVID positivity rate stays below 10%, Gov. Hochul says

"We are below 10% positivity rate for the second day in a row. This is extraordinary progress," Gov. Hochul said Saturday. Read more ...