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"The burden makes it hard to start a family, buy a home or open a business. That’s a long-term drag on growth."
"The burden makes it hard to start a family, buy a home or open a business. That’s a long-term drag on growth."
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"Though Biden has extended the payment pause through August, over 5 million people will face serious financial risk once it expires."
"Though Biden has extended the payment pause through August, over 5 million people will face serious financial risk once it expires."
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>"Black women sit at the intersection of racism and misogyny, so it’s not surprising they have the highest loan burden. But the scope of the disparity is shocking."
>"Black women sit at the intersection of racism and misogyny, so it’s not surprising they have the highest loan burden. But the scope of the disparity is shocking."
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"Adam Looney argues that only targeted policies can address the inequities caused by federal student lending programs."
"Adam Looney argues that only targeted policies can address the inequities caused by federal student lending programs."
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"Student body leaders representing over 1 million people recently urged President Biden to cancel student debt. Now is the moment to join them."
"Student body leaders representing over 1 million people recently urged President Biden to cancel student debt. Now is the moment to join them."
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"Student loan borrowers will face a serious squeeze this spring when a federal moratorium on their debt payments expires amid surging inflation."
"Student loan borrowers will face a serious squeeze this spring when a federal moratorium on their debt payments expires amid surging inflation."
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"Debt in low-and middle-income economies has climbed to levels without precedent in modern times, writes the World Bank's Marcello Estevão."
"Debt in low-and middle-income economies has climbed to levels without precedent in modern times, writes the World Bank's Marcello Estevão."
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"An academic paper found that destroying the Death Star would trigger an economic crisis in “Star Wars'” fictional universe."
"An academic paper found that destroying the Death Star would trigger an economic crisis in “Star Wars'” fictional universe."
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"Direct lending is attracting attention from both private and institutional investors thanks to its steady performance and appealing returns. But the overall size and composition of this market is already difficult to assess, and the _...Read More_
"Direct lending is attracting attention from both private and institutional investors thanks to its steady performance and appealing returns. But the overall size and composition of this market is already difficult to assess, and the _...Read More_
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"Climate change is posing a bigger risk to bank balance sheets than the subprime mortgage crisis that contributed to the Great Recession, according to the co-author of a new study on the vulnerability of commercial l"
"Climate change is posing a bigger risk to bank balance sheets than the subprime mortgage crisis that contributed to the Great Recession, according to the co-author of a new study on the vulnerability of commercial l"
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"Income share agreements suffer from a problem called adverse selection
"Income share agreements suffer from a problem called adverse selection
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>"Until workers unified, they lacked the power to confront employers."
>"Until workers unified, they lacked the power to confront employers."
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A troubled Education Department program left many disabled borrowers unable to escape crushing debt. A decade after ProPublica exposed the issue, the US has taken a major step to address the program’s defects.
A troubled Education Department program left many disabled borrowers unable to escape crushing debt. A decade after ProPublica exposed the issue, the US has taken a major step to address the program’s defects.
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>"The powerful lending businesses at top U.S. banks are dishing out loans to some of the wealthiest Americans, who are purchasing second (or _...Read More_
>"The powerful lending businesses at top U.S. banks are dishing out loans to some of the wealthiest Americans, who are purchasing second (or _...Read More_
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"Student loan cancellation isn't a financial stimulus, according to new research."
"Student loan cancellation isn't a financial stimulus, according to new research."