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“Today, we have 42 million Americans walking around with student debt,” Nassirian said. “Consequently, decent practices that protect predatory lending and servicing are all the more important.” Debbie Cochrane, vice president of the Institute for College Access and Success, called the news “a devastating turn of events with outstanding student debt now at $1.4 trillion
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It’s no longer enough to ask your doctor’s receptionist, “Will you take my insurance?” “When you’re making an appointment, don’t ask if you’re covered under your plan,” said McClanahan, who is director of financial planning at Life Planning Partners in Jacksonville, Florida. “Everyone will take your insurance.” Your doctor’s office may accept your insurance, but
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Andrew Caballero Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Uber, the popular ride-sharing service. If you live in a big city, you’ve probably heard this question: Why own a car when you can just use a ride-hailing service? It turns out that thinking you can save money that way may be another urban legend. New research
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And he’s not alone. Eighty-five percent of student loan borrowers say difficulty in saving has delayed their ability to buy a house, according to the Realtors. “It’s challenging with student loans to be able to put together $40,000,” said Grant Simmons, vice president of search marketing for Homes.com. (The median home price in America is
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