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Jeremy Corbyn: Student debt write-off not a commitment
BBC News
Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he did not promise to write off all student debt while appealing to young voters during the general election. During the campaign, the Labour leader said he would "deal with" the issue of graduates burdened with debt since ...
Jeremy Corbyn insists he never pledged to cancel student debt as Tories accused of 'wilfully misrepresenting' policyThe Independent
Jeremy Corbyn denies promising to wipe graduates' student debtsThe Guardian
Jeremy Corbyn admits he was 'unaware' of size of student debt when he pledged to 'deal with it'Telegraph.co.uk
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USA TODAY

Congress' next big battles: Passing spending bills, raising the debt limit
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — The repeal of Obamacare may be taking up most of the oxygen in Congress for now, but two other big battles are on the horizon. Battle lines already forming as Congress gets ready to take on the task of passing spending legislation to keep ...
House budget rightfully recognizes threat of oversized debtThe Hill (blog)

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Los Angeles Times

When student debt payoff becomes complicated by identity theft
Los Angeles Times
Dear Liz: I went back to school in 2002 to get my teaching credential. I took out several student loans and set up a repayment plan upon graduating with automatic deduction out of my checking account. Several years ago, the IRS started garnishing my ...



AOL

Kids come together to pay off classmates' lunch debt
AOL
While many school districts provide an alternative lunch to those with debt from the year before, like a cheese sandwich or snack, some children are ashamed to take the tell-tale meals. They fear being bullied because their parents can't afford to pay ...



Asbury Park Press

Getting rid of your debt has its costs
Asbury Park Press
Stories about how ordinary people pay off debt quickly can be amazing, inspiring — and somewhat deceptive. These tales often mention the sacrifices debtors made but may gloss over the cost to their quality of life or the misguided choices they made.



Benzinga

Good News For Those With Student Loan Debt: Your Creditor May Have Lost The Paperwork
Benzinga
From time to time, everyone has a purchase they would love to return to the store for a refund, but they can't find the receipt. Keeping up with paperwork can be difficult sometimes, but most people wouldn't have any trouble keeping a $5 billion ...

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Barron's

Tackling a Pension Shortfall by Taking on Debt
Barron's
Contributing to retirement plans may seem to be a surprising priority for a leader in an industry that is now squarely in Amazon.com's sights. In fact, issuing debt to fund corporate pensions is a growing trend. A bunch of large companies have done the ...



Student loan debt up more than 450% since 2003 | Fox Business
Fox Business
While total U.S. household debt in the first quarter of 2017 surpassed its $12.68 trillion peak reached during the recession, according to data from the New York ...

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A Student Debt Forgiveness Program That's Out of Control
PJ Media
Young people with enormous amounts of student debt are hamstrung in obtaining credit for housing, autos, and household goods. This proves to be a drain on the economy. There is evidence that carrying that debt forces young people to put off marriage ...



Press Herald

Maine Voices: Student debt crisis mounting
Press Herald
Yet as bad as the student debt crisis is for low-income college graduates, here's the population group that is absolutely hit the hardest: those who take out student loans and do not graduate. These former students assume debt and have nothing to show ...


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