Extended Public Service Loan Temporary Forgiveness Denies Most Requests: NPR

A new report from a government watchdog, first obtained by NPR, indicates that an increased effort by Congress to write off student loans by public servants is remarkably ruthless. Congress created the expansion program last year in response to growing outcry. Thousands of borrowers – nurses, teachers and other government …

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Biden to extend student loan payment break on day one

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s new chief of staff says Biden will extend student loan … [+] payment break on the first day. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden will be busy from his first …

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Rise-n-Dine all-day breakfast restaurant closes on North Decatur Road in Emory Village, Atlanta

Basic breakfast at Emory Village all day Rise-n-Dine closes after 13 years on North Decatur Road, citing the devastating financial losses resulting from the pandemic and the way the health crisis has been handled by the Trump administration. Rise-n-Dine closed for catering in March at the start of the pandemic …

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Facebook and Shopify launch Trump after Capitol siege

Facebook Inc. indefinitely banned President Trump from posting to its platforms on Thursday, as tech companies responded to the Capitol seat on Wednesday with Trump supporters the president openly supported on social media. Facebook FB, -0.54% Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the risks of letting Trump stay on Facebook before …

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Summit Midstream Partners, LP Takes Milestone in Lender Support Restructuring SMP Holdings Term Loan and Announces Senior Bond Buyback

HOUSTON, October 8, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) today announced that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Summit Midstream Partners Holdings, LLC (“SMP Holdings”), has obtained formal consents from lenders collectively holding over 73% of $ 155.2 million Term Loan outstanding under its Term Loan Agreement, …

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Small businesses of color matter too

Minority-owned businesses are essential for economic growth, but discriminatory loans hamper access to credit. the death of George Floyd while in custody ignited embers of rage and frustration that have long been growing and simmering in the face of systemic inequalities in criminal justice systems. These systemic inequalities also exist …

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PPP forgiveness volume exceeds $ 100 billion: SBA

The Small Business Administration reports significant progress in forgiving paycheck protection program loans. The agency announced Monday evening that it had canceled more than 1.1 million PPP loans totaling more than $ 100 billion. By the time of its last update on November 22, the SBA had canceled approximately 367,000 …

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5 things you can use student loans for (besides tuition)

Student loans can help cover other expenses while you are in school. (iStock) Student loans are designed to help pay for tuition and fees, but there are other ways to use them to pay for college education. Both federal student loans and private student loans can be used to cover …

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Senate Passes Stimulus Bill With Tax Relief For Student Loans – Will It ‘Pave The Way’ To Cancel Student Debt?

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 01: Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) holds a press conference to announce … [+] legislation that would tax the net worth of America’s richest people on the United States Capitol on March 1, 2021 in Washington, DC. Citing growing inequalities during the coronavirus pandemic, Warren, Representative Pramila …

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Biden promises $ 1,400 stimulus checks to start coming out “this month”

President Biden has vowed that stimulus checks will begin to flow to millions of Americans “this month” after the Senate approved his $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan on Saturday. “This plan will send checks starting this month to the American people who are in desperate need of help,” Biden …

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