Earn more than $125,000? You may still be eligible for student loan forgiveness

Last month, when President Biden announced his student loan waiver plan for those earning less than $125,000, borrowers with incomes just above the cap wondered if there was a way to cut spending. In most cases, the answer was no. There’s one exception: Some self-employed taxpayers who have applied for an extension to file their … Read more

Columbia University Drops to No. 18 from No. 2 in US News College Rankings

Columbia University dropped to number 18 in this year’s US News & World Report ranking, down from number 2 last year after the school recently admitted it misreported data for the list. The latest ranking of the nation’s top colleges, announced Monday, comes after the Ivy League school drew attention in recent months to the … Read more

Rent for a one-bedroom apartment in NYC is approaching $4,000 for the first time, and here are details on how the new student loan repayment plans will work

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Why 20 million US homes are struggling to pay their utility bills and why white-collar college graduates are vulnerable to a recession and need to be smart when applying for a job

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Weekend reads: Federal Reserve’s Powell lowers boom and predicts ‘pain’ in US Also stock selections for bears and bulls, the housing slowdown and a different take on ‘quiet stopping’. read more “The empty house felt both familiar and strange. I was overcome with grief.’ The long goodbye: burying … Read more

Biden’s Coup for Half a Trillion Dollar Student Loan

Well, he did. Waving his wand of nobility, President Biden on Wednesday canceled the student debt of some 40 million borrowers without any authority other than his own. This is easily the worst domestic decision of his presidency and dumbs down Congress and any American who has repaid loans or failed to attend college. The … Read more

Desperate homebuyers make critical compromises when buying a home and Biden student loan forgiveness includes $20,000 for Pell grant recipients

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. What are Pell Scholarships? Biden student loan forgiveness includes $20,000 for Pell grant recipients Here’s how to check if you’re a Pell grant recipient and what you need to know about the Pell grant requirements. read more Yoga to the People Leaders Accused of Not Paying Taxes While … Read more

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

President Biden’s student loan plan will reduce or wipe out the debts of millions of borrowers. The plan eliminates up to $10,000 in federal loan debt for individual borrowers with annual incomes less than $125,000 or couples earning less than $250,000. Many borrowers qualify for total forgiveness up to $20,000 when they receive Pell Grants, … Read more

Biden Schedule Student Loan Announcement Wednesday

White House officials plan for President Biden to make an announcement Wednesday about his proposal to tackle student loan debt, according to people familiar with the matter. The president and his senior staff have been debating whether to cancel some federal student loan for months. Mr. Biden’s top advisers have discussed several proposals, including eliminating … Read more

The high price of great books Childcare

Supervising young children requires watchful eyes and . . . a university education? The District of Columbia ordered in 2016 that lead teachers in local daycare centers require an associate degree or its equivalent in early childhood education. The effective date was set to 2023, but this month a federal court upheld the rule against … Read more

For entrepreneurs looking to raise money, it pays to turn to their university alumni network

Journal Reports: Small Business In crowdfunding campaigns, it can be an advantage to be a woman Through Heidi Mitchell July 27, 2022, 4:00 PM ET A new study finds that female entrepreneurs who emphasize their gender raise more money than those who obscure it.