Jul
31
Bankruptcy is in the news these days, as Congress has finally overhauled the Federal bankruptcy law after years of talking about it. The credit card companies, rightly or wrongly, have been pressuring members of Congress to tighten the bankruptcy statutes, saying that too many people were willfully spending money they couldn’t repay with the intention of avoiding paying the money back by filing for bankruptcy. That will soon change, and those with student loans may pay a heavy ...
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Jul
24
Currently student loans are at an all time low interest rate, which is a great deal for those currently attending college. But, if you’re like me and attended college in the nineties or in the eighties then you know that there was no such thing as a low interest rate. The best you could hope for was around 8.25% and usually 9 or 10%. By today’s standards, this is outrageously high and loans with interest rates this high are darn near impossible to pay off in a decent amount of time. ...
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Jul
17
You've heard about refinancing in the mortgage market. Who hasn't? Interest rates are at all-time lows. Folks have refinanced two and three times in as many years to save thousands of dollars in interest they would have otherwise paid. There's a similar lesser-known boom happening in the world of federal student loans, because refinancing or consolidating them can also help borrowers save thousands of dollars in interest expense. The two most common types of federal student loans ...
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Jul
10
The breaking news of the moment is the death of a 26 year old woman in a hospital at Bangalore from swine flu. The death toll by swine flu increases to 20. The latest news is that the number of swine flu cases is almost touching 1200 mark of these Pune reported 61 cases while Mumbai recorded 24. Other cities, which reported fresh Swine Flu positive cases are Bangalore (10), Delhi (8), Ahmedabad (4), Kolkata (3), Hyderabad (3), Shillong (1) and Goa (1). The top news videos of the moment are ...
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Jul
3
You've heard about refinancing in the mortgage market. Who hasn't? Interest rates are at all-time lows. Folks have refinanced two and three times in as many years to save thousands of dollars in interest they would have otherwise paid. There's a similar lesser-known boom happening in the world of federal student loans. Refinancing or consolidating them can also help borrowers save thousands of dollars in interest expense, and consolidation can cut a borrower's monthly payments down to a size ...
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Jul
3
--------------- Get Life Skills - Not Student Loans --------------- Student loans? Who needs them? Take charge of your money for the rest of your life. ================= Part I (This article) Part II Student loan consolidation has big benefits for losers Part III Idea beats student loan consolidation and creates a winning mindset. ================== You'll never need student loans with these ideas. 1.Grants in place of student loans - no repayments 2. Part time earning decreases student ...
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Jul
3
The Pink Sheets are coming of age in perhaps one of the better moves they've made in years. As a continuing effort to create more transparent and efficient OTC markets, Pink Sheets LLC, announced the launch of Pink Sheets News Service, an innovative publishing tool for OTC issuers last October. The news service allows issuers to publish in real-time their news releases and financial reports on www.pinksheets.com, the leading source of information for OTC Markets. Some on Wall Street speculate ...
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