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More than 95% of student loan borrowers would see at least some of their debt cancelled under Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s new higher education proposal released on Monday. That’s the finding in an analysis of the plan by leading experts on student loan debt. The Massachusetts senator outlined her proposal in a Medium post
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With Social Security expected to face revenue shortfalls starting next year, consumer advocates are hopeful that Congress is moving toward acting on legislation that would both shore up the program and expand benefits. The annual trustees report, released Monday, anticipates that in addition to the program spending more than it takes in beginning in 2020,
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In New York City, home to our nation’s financial markets, a staggering 74 percent of its students are considered economically disadvantaged. They are parallel worlds, a few miles apart and largely invisible to one another. This is an increasing challenge across our country: How do we build a path to economic mobility for more of
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A dozen Democratic senators introduced a bill on Thursday to overhaul the popular but challenged Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. The legislation, the What You Can Do for Your Country Act, would dramatically expand the pool of student loan borrowers who are eligible to have their debt cancelled. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia), Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts),
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One day, you may look back on your 20s and wonder how you did it. The word “busy” doesn’t begin to describe the different things most people juggle in the years following graduation from college. If you type “your 20s are” into Google, autofill helpfully suggests “hard,” “lonely,” “the worst,” “confusing” and, perhaps most fittingly,
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