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The drop in homeownership is largely due to a delay in homebuying by the millennials, who have the lowest ownership rate of their age group in history. Millennials are not only burdened by student loan debt, but they have also delayed...Show More Summary
Some restaurants have secret menus, special items that you can only get if you know to ask. New Jersey’s student loan program has secret options, too — borrowers may be able to get help from the agency, but only if they know to ask. New...Show More Summary
Chris Sacca, founder of Lowercase Capital, explains why lawmakers are out of touch with one of the biggest debt problems in America.
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Student loan debt is fast becoming the next financial crisis in the United States and will likely receive some attention at the Democratic National Convention that kicks off in Philadelphia this week. There are over 43 million Americans living with student loan debt who owe a total of roughly $1.26 [...]
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Amazon Prime comes with a handful of perks, and the latest among them is a student loan discount. Amazon recently teamed up with Wells Fargo to offer Prime Student customers an interest rate discount on their private student loans. Read more...
More than $1.3 trillion dollars, with $2,726 added every second. That’s how much student loan debt Americans have accumulated, and how much debt gets added with every second that ticks by. To many people, this amount is nothing more than an outrageous number to balk at – an anomaly shared on the nightly news. Show More Summary
Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) have introduced the Student Loan Tax Relief Act: The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt student loans discharged for any reason from being taxed as income, including through participation...
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Wall Street Journal, Amazon Tiptoes Into Banking Business Through Student Loans: Amazon is stepping into the student-loan marketplace. The online retailer has entered into a partnership with San Francisco lender Wells Fargo in which the bank’s student-lending arm will offer interest-rate discounts to select Amazon shoppers.... Unlike federal student...
As student loan debt continues to grow, Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have introduced the Student Loan Tax Relief Act which would exempt discharged student loans from being taxed as income.
The latest perk for Amazon Prime members: a discounted interest rate for student loans. Specifically, Amazon is teaming with Wells Fargo to offer the loans; the bank will offer a discount of 0.5% to Amazon Prime Student members. Amazon Prime Student is half the cost of a regular Amazon...
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Amazon Prime’s latest perk is discounted student loans.
Wells Fargo will offer discounts on private student loans to subscribers of Amazon "Student Prime," in a marketing campaign designed to win over younger people.
Wells Fargo will do the actual lending
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