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Student Loan Subsidies Could Have Dangerous, Unintended Side Effects

The centerpiece of the student debt-relief plan that President Biden announced last month is his decision to cancel up to $20,000 per borrower in federal loans. But the more far-reaching […]







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Student Loan Forgiveness Is Complicated, Because This Is America

If we want higher education to cost less, we should make it cheaper when people enroll.But that’s not how we do things in the United States, where the first rule […]




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Beware of Scammers Trying to Capitalize on Student Loan Forgiveness

Shady callers are acting quickly on President Biden’s announcement last week to cancel up to $20,000 in federal student debt for millions of borrowers. As Americans await more details about […]




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What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

After making monthly payments for a set number of years — usually 20— any remaining balance is forgiven. (The balance is taxable as income, though a temporary tax rule exempts […]







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Government to Cancel $6 Billion in Student Loans for Defrauded Borrowers

Around 200,000 former students who attended schools that they said defrauded them will have $6 billion in federal loans canceled under a sweeping settlement announced on Wednesday, the latest move […]




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White House Struggles to Talk About Inflation, the ‘Problem From Hell’

WASHINGTON — President Biden was at a private meeting discussing student debt forgiveness this year when, as happens uncomfortably often these days, the conversation came back to inflation.“He said with […]