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Mortgage 2nd home for kid's student loans?

I have a question about college financing and home cash-out refinancing. I have about $100,000 in federal and private student loans, and most of the interest rates are around 7 percent.

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How to help son pay off student loan debt

Our son, who plans on a career in medicine, is in his first year of residency. He owes $160,000 in federal Stafford student loans. On his resident salary, he can only afford to pay the interest of about $1,000 a month.

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Can I consolidate student loans?

An individual recently explained to me you could consolidate all pupil financial loans, or perhaps the government is focusing on that to happen while in the close to upcoming.

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Mortgage 2nd home for kid's student loans?

I have a question about college financing and home cash-out refinancing. I have about $100,000 in federal and private student loans, and most of the interest rates are around 7 percent.

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White House Pressures GOP on Student Loan Bill

The White House pressed Republicans Monday to back Democratic legislation preventing interest rates on federal student loans from doubling in July as the two parties remained deadlocked over how to pay for the move.

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Student-Loan Debt Reaches Record $1 Trillion, Repo
U.S. student-loan debt reached the $1 trillion mark, as young borrowers struggle to keep up with soaring tuition costs, according to the initial findings of a government study. The figure, which is higher than the country’s credit-card debt, was probably reached “several months ago,” Rohit Chopra of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said in a postingyesterday, excerpted from a speech he made at the Consumer Bankers Association meeting in Austin, Texas.
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Tom Delay Gets 3 Years in Prison
AUSTIN, Texas – Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, once considered among the nation's most powerful and feared lawmakers, was sentenced to three years in prison Monday for a scheme to influence elections that already cost him his job, leadership post and millions of dollars in legal fees. The sentence comes after a jury in November convicted DeLay, a Houston-area Republican, on charges of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering for using a political action committee to illegally send corporate donations to Texas House candidates in 2002.
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Florida Settles Suit With Student Loan Firm

Florida and 11 other states settled with Student Loan Xpress Tuesday, forgiving $112.8 million in loans used to attend the now-closed Silver State Helicopters training school.

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Dodd Chalks up Financial Aid Win For Students

U.S. lawmakers who urged the Federal Reserve to help the shrinking student-loan market claimed victory after Chairman Ben S. Bernanke agreed to swap the securities for Treasuries leant to Wall Street dealers.

``I am pleased that the Federal Reserve'' has ``changed its policy,'' Senate Banking Committee Chairman Learn More


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