Pell Grant Recipients Get The Same Student Loan Relief As Others

Another study out of the Brookings Institution turns assumptions about financial aid upside down—this time in the arena of student debt forgiveness. The too-long-didn’t-read version: Even though Pell grant recipients, who represent students from the lowest economic strata, can qualify for $20,000 in student loan forgiveness, the federal government won’t spend any more on a […]

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This Week In Credit Card News: Biometric Payments Are In Our Future; How Thieves Use Stolen Cards

Will Biometrics Be the Future of Payments? Tech companies Apple and Google, major influencers of consumer behavior, have done the heavy-lifting when it comes to biometrics acceptance. Their tech tools and ubiquitous smartphones have primed consumers to use their fingerprints or faces to access their devices. In addition, user IDs, PINs and passwords have become […]

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In Stunning Reversal, Biden Administration Will Limit Eligibility For Sweeping Student Loan Forgiveness

The Biden administration abruptly changed course on Thursday and announced it will limit eligibility for a sweeping new federal student loan forgiveness program to borrowers who have government-held loans only. This would exclude hundreds of thousands of borrowers with an older kind of federal student loan who were previously told they could qualify. Here’s the […]

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