Student Loans

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Who Should Pay For College?

The student is going to benefit so should they foot the bill?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/22/2014

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Student Loan Deal Doesn’t Guarantee Long-Term Relief

An undergrad taking out a Stafford Loan today would pay less than 4-percent interest, well under the current 6.9-percent rate.

07/18/2013

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Interest Rates On Student Loans Set To Double Monday

Student loans – subsidized by the government – are the only reason some kids are able to go to college.

06/27/2013

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Sen. Warren Bill Would Ease Student Loan Interest Rates

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling on Congress to stop student loan interest rates from doubling this summer.

05/08/2013

Robin and Ted Curley, with their triplets, Derek, Justin and Samantha.

College Loans Could Cost Some Their Retirement

Paying for college is not only a problem for recent grads. Those big bills are staying with families for decades and it could wind up costing some their retirement.

10/19/2012

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Clean Up Those Credit Cards!

What’s in your wallet?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/05/2012

Social Security

When Are You Legally Obligated To Give Someone Your Social Security Number?

Must I provide a Social Security number to any business or government agency that asks?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/16/2012

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Mid-Year Tax Planning For College Grads

Your school loan payments won’t start until 6 months after graduation and you will be eligible for a deduction on the interest you pay.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/24/2012

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Market Rates For The Middle Class

With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates. Maybe […]

06/08/2012

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Keller @ Large: Brown, Warren Weigh In On Student Loan Bill

Student loans are now front and center in the Massachusetts race for U.S. Senate. Jon Keller is at large.

04/23/2012

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