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The cities where you can earn $100,000 and still feel broke

A six-figure joint income isn’t enough for a family of three to live comfortably in some parts of the U.S. That’s according to a new analysis from credit card comparison site MagnifyMoney, which used data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Location Affordability Index and the 2012-2016 …

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Losing his ROTC scholarship after coming out as gay

Before Memorial Day weekend, the United States Army composed a tweet asking its former servicemen and servicewomen to reflect on how their time in the Corps “impacted” them. The clumsiness of the language immediately backfired, as Americans around the country piled on with stories about how the military left them …

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Fed gov’t report to colleges: Require financial literacy courses to slow student loan crisis

A multi-agency government commission has released a report recommending colleges offer mandatory financial literacy programs to educate students on loans and college debt. The report, “Best Practices for Financial Literacy and Education at Institutions of Higher Education,” was produced by the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC). The commission …

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I’m a 29-Year-Old With $235k in Student Debt. I’ll Never Pay It Back.

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College loan forgiveness sought for young farmers

To address the critical shortfall of skilled young and beginning farmers and ranchers, House members have introduced the Young Farmer Success Act to incentivize careers in agriculture by adding farmers and ranchers to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, an existing program that currently includes teachers, nurses, first responders and other …

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