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“I have big plans for me”: my girlfriend does not understand how her student loan works and rents an expensive apartment. What if we get married – and divorced?

My girlfriend and I have been a couple for seven months, and it’s getting more and more serious. I don’t expect us to get married next year, but I like to plan ahead and if things keep working out, I see us getting married in two or three years. Finances are important to me and […]

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RTM-Tasman-bulk-carrier-Rio-Tinto.png May 24, 2022by Riviera News GTR Tasmania will test a fuel blend of 70% Ultra Low Sulfur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) and 30% Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) on transatlantic and Atlantic-Pacific routes The extended trial agreement follows a successful trip to the GTR Tasmania after refueling with biofuel in Rotterdam in March 2022 for […]

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Owasso man sentenced to 4 years in prison for applying for Paycheck Protection Program loans under false pretences | USAO-NDOK

An Owasso man who fraudulently applied for Paycheck Protection Program loans backed by the Small Business Administration under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) was sentenced Monday in federal court , announced US Attorney Clint Johnson. U.S. District Judge Claire V. Eagan sentenced Olusola Ojo, 43, to 48 months in federal prison […]

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Meet a millennial with $130,000 in student debt 14 years after graduation

Shanna Bennett owes over $130,000 in student debt. That’s $30,000 more than she owed 14 years ago when she graduated, because of interest. She says it affected her credit rating, her relationships and her ability to pay off other debts, like her car. Loading Something is loading. Shanna Bennett was the first person in her […]

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The best loans for churches in 2022

Many churches need financing to purchase church property or make renovations on existing church property, so they may apply for construction loans or other types of church financing. Although churches are considered non-profit organizations, they are also considered high risk, which means it can be difficult to obtain a traditional business loan. Alternative lenders may […]

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Govt. Justice, companies set to settle with major creditor | News, Sports, Jobs

A multi-million dollar settlement between a company owned by Governor Jim Justice and Swiss firm Credit Suisse may be imminent. (Photo provided) CHARLESTON — A deal could be imminent between companies owned by Governor Jim Justice and a major Swiss creditor after the governor was held liable for nearly $700 million […]

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Supreme Court overturns campaign loan repayment limit for Ted Cruz

Washington— The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a provision of the federal campaign finance law capping the amount of money a candidate can be reimbursed for personal loans made to their campaign, siding with GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas in its challenge to the restriction. the Ruling 6-3 of the court’s conservative majority […]

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The Day – Norwich will hold a public hearing on Monday into the Affordable Housing Plan

Norwich – With over 19% of the city’s housing stock designated as affordable, Norwich need not worry about a potential developer invoking state law to override local zoning regulations and offer a large housing project. State law authorizing potential zoning overrides applies to cities and towns with less than 10 percent of their housing defined […]

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Ex-Clarke County sheriff charged with lying about loans

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Former Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris, who resigned last year over allegations of wrongdoing, now faces federal charges. In March, a state court judge dismissed charges against Norris after determining that the Alabama attorney general’s office had agreed not to prosecute him if he resigned from office. But that same day, […]

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Judge lifts contempt order against Trump in civil investigation

Mr Trump denied wrongdoing and called Ms James a “radical leftist racist”. While the former president’s lawyers said they had carried out a thorough search of the records sought by Ms James’ investigators, Judge Engoron said in April that the lawyers had failed to provide enough detail in official legal documentation about how this research […]

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LendingPoint Raises $57.6M in Consumer Installment Loans

LendingPoint Pass-Through Trust Series 2022-ST4 is preparing its fourth round of asset-backed securities, seeking to raise $57.6 million, secured solely by debt consolidation or credit card refinancing loans to pay a home renovation or to make a major purchase. The deal’s sponsor, LendingPoint, refers to consumer installment loans in the collateral pool as DTC loans, […]

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Disinformation study group finds news rating agency useless

A new study Friday revealed that even New York University researchers found no benefit in NewsGuard, a popular pro-censorship browser extension, offering consumers the ability to identify misinformation while successfully directing readers to other sites deemed credible by the agency’s censors. A team of scholars from the Center for Social Media and Politics at New […]

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Gainesville Sellers Market Assesses Home Buyers

Amanda Kirby and her husband want nothing more than to raise their 3-year-old daughter in Gainesville, where they’ve lived much of their lives. They thought saving for the down payment would be the hardest part. But for a year now, first-time buyers have been left with homes that are out of their lending range, homes […]

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Diplomats concerned about state of emergency in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Diplomats and rights groups expressed concern Saturday after Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency and police used force against protesters peaceful amid the country’s worst economic crisis in recent memory. The economic and political situation has sparked protests across the Indian Ocean island nation demanding the […]

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No-doc mortgages: what are they and how do they work?

Prospective buyers who do not have a full-time job or whose income is considered irregular may not have the proof of employment typically associated with a mortgage. However, these consumers don’t have to completely give up on their dream of becoming homeowners. Instead, they might be eligible for a mortgage without documentationalso known as mortgage […]

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The Day – Stonington launches home improvement loan scheme

Stonington — The town will launch a loan program on Thursday that will help low- and middle-income households make improvements to their homes they otherwise couldn’t afford. The Housing Rehabilitation Loan program, which is funded with $150,000 in US federal bailout money, is designed to improve access to quality housing. First Woman Select Danielle Chesebrough […]

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Haitians deserve to rethink international aid

This article is adapted from QAthe special report on the Summit of the Americas PORT-AU-PRINCE—The earthquake that struck southern Haiti in August 2021, followed two days later by a devastating tropical storm, once again revealed the fragility of our environment and the precarious conditions of our people. These twin disasters occurred amid a political vacuum, […]

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Foreclosure filings increased by 132% compared to the previous year. Here’s what that means

What does the recent rise in foreclosures mean for the housing market today? Getty Images When we read the real estate data this month, three statistics caught our attention. The first: that the number of active foreclosures (i.e. when the foreclosure process has started on a badly delinquent loan, but it has not yet been […]