Millions of student loan borrowers will be closer to debt forgiveness after a number of changes the U.S. Department of Education plans to make to the lending system. The Department made the announcement Tuesday, saying it plans to address “historical failures in the administration of the federal student loan programs.” Those changes include reassessing the
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An aerial view of the grounds of Villa Firenze in Beverly Hills, California. Concierge Auctions When high-priced mega mansions for sale languish on the market — sprawling, flashy and unable to attract a buyer — some owners turn to a double-edged option: a real estate auction. The auction block can move trophy properties with nosebleed-worthy
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Lee Jimenez, a teacher at Indian Hill Elementary School in Cincinnati, Ohio, discusses credit cards and methods of payments with his 3rd grade class using online financial education curriculum SmartPath. SMARTPATH There’s momentum for personal finance education becoming law in many states across the country. Nearly half the states already mandate such instruction, and more
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Fintechs have come under increased pressure to address Russian sanctions evasion, particularly amid concerns that their controls may be more lax than that of banks. Kirill Kudryavtsev | Afp | Getty Images LONDON — Seon, a start-up that helps fintech companies like Revolut tackle online fraud, has raised $94 million to develop new tools for
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A Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) launches from the U.S. Navy’s USS Lake Erie at a non-functioning National Reconnaissance Office satellite on Feb. 20, 2008 as an anti-satellite weapons U.S. Department of Defense The United States government has committed to ending the practice of anti-satellite missile tests, Vice President Kamala Harris announced on Monday, urging other nations
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Mixmedia | E+ | Getty Images There’s a renewed push in Congress to let Medicare beneficiaries set aside pretax money for medical expenses. Called the Health Savings for Seniors Act and introduced this month in the House, the bipartisan bill revives past legislative efforts to let individuals on Medicare contribute to health savings accounts, or
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urbazon | E+ | Getty Images When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, many Americans felt the financial shock of a sudden drop in income. If the same kind of event were to happen today, many people would still struggle financially, according to a poll conducted by the Bipartisan Policy Center, Funding Our Future coalition and Morning
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MoMo Productions | DigitalVision | Getty Images Americans are spending hundreds of dollars more every month due to inflation. For those in their golden years, it could mean trying to stretch an already tight retirement income. Consumer prices jumped 8.5% in March from a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. That includes
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In this article RIVN Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe on April 11, 2022 inside the company’s plant in Normal, Ill. Michael Wayland / CNBC NORMAL, Ill. – Rivian Automotive CEO Robert Scaringe hops out of one the automaker’s R1T electric pickups outside of the company’s plant in central Illinois as a man chants, “RJ, RJ!” Scaringe,
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