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Merkley bill would give student loan borrowers big-bank rates

WASHINGTON – Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), along with Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), on Thursday introduced the If It’s Good Enough for the Banks, It’s Good Enough for Students Act, legislation that would enable student loan borrowers to refinance their federal student loans at the same low rates big banks borrow …

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Addressing the $1.5 Trillion in Federal Student Loan Debt

Introduction and summary Policymakers increasingly recognize the importance of bold ideas to address college affordability. Those ideas include Beyond Tuition, a plan that moves toward debt-free higher education, rolled out by the Center for American Progress.1 Under the plan, families pay no more than what they can reasonably afford out …

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Greystone Director to Launch Fintech Startup, TapCap

In riding the wave of the increased need for speed and flexibility in the world of multifamily finance, former Greystone Labs director Zac Rosenberg has branched off of his family’s prominent multifamily lending business to launch a commercial loan underwriting software product called TapCap. With his new model, Rosenberg, 30, …

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Your gambling habit could affect your chances of getting a home loan

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If Elected, Buttigieg First President To Have Student Loan Debt

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, in addition to being the first openly gay presidential candidate, also is likely the first candidate to have a six-figure student loan debt while on the campaign trail. With loans totaling more than $130,000 Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, are among the 43 million …

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BBVA offers certain FHA and VA borrowers up to $3,500 in added savings

HOUSTON, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BBVA Compass recently enhanced its slate of programs designed to help more people with homeownership, announcing that it is now offering additional closing cost assistance for low-to-moderate income (LMI) borrowers that qualify for FHA(1) or VA(2) home loans. The bank, which presently offers the HOME …

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BBVA offers certain FHA and VA borrowers up to $3,500 in added savings

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