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Student loan borrowers with cancer can now pause their payments. Under the rule, included in a recent bipartisan congressional spending package, borrowers are exempt from student loan payments throughout their treatment for cancer and then for six months afterward. Additionally, interest will not accrue during the postponement. Some cancer patients can rack up an extra
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Matt Tremel Saxophonist, U.S. Navy The Education Department forgave Tremel’s $14,000 in student debt earlier this year. “I was ecstatic,” he said. His advice might sound a little cynical. “You can’t trust anybody who tells you something,” he said. For example, Tremel verified, via the Education Department’s website, all of the information he received from
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Smith Collection | Gado | Getty Images Sign at Whole Foods market grocery store in San Ramon, California announcing promotion in which Amazon Prime credit card holders receive a 5% discount when shopping at the store, February 27, 2018. And it’s working. Credit card originations from consumers ages 18 to 34 rose 10 percent from
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