Concerns raised over excessive borrowing by part-time & distance learning students

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
SOURCE: ed.gov

Federal lawmakers and college financial aid administrators expressed growing concern that some part-time and distance learning students may be over-borrowing and spending their taxpayer-subsidized loans for purposes unrelated…

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Spotlight: Federal Student Loans

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
SOURCE: StudentLoans.gov via Facebook

Articles: WhatTheFolly.com: Concerns raised over excessive borrowing by part-time & distance learning students WhatTheFolly.com: Pros & Cons of Income-Based Repayment for Student Loans WhatTheFolly.com: Senators criticize DOE for renewing Sallie…

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New America Foundation report warns of ballooning graduate student loan debts

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
SOURCE: New America Foundation

A New America Foundation report released today found that graduate and professional degrees account for 40% of the $1 trillion in outstanding student loans, suggesting that expensive post-college…

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Transcript: Credit Suisse Executive Robert Shafir’s testimony on offshore tax evasion

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Partial transcript of testimony of Robert Shafir, Co-Head, Private Banking and Wealth Management, Chief Executive Officer – Region Americas, Credit Suisse Group AG, on “Offshore Tax Evasion: The…

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Transcript: Q&A w/ Rep. Chris Van Hollen on the CBO’s 2014 budget & economic outlook

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Partial transcript of Q&A with Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) on the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) 2014 federal budget and economic outlook. The House Budget Committee hearing was…

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Spotlight: CBO 2014-2024 budget and economic outlook

Thursday, February 6, 2014
WTF CBO economic outlook 2014

Articles: CBO projects interest rates on debt to triple by 2024 CBO projects lower labor participation due to Obamacare subsidies

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Transcript: Rep. Chris Van Hollen’s opening remarks on the CBO’s 2014 budget & economic outlook

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Partial transcript of opening remarks by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) on the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) 2014 federal budget and economic outlook. The House Budget Committee hearing…

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Transcript: Rep. Paul Ryan’s opening remarks on the CBO’s 2014 budget & economic outlook

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Partial transcript of opening remarks by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) on the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) 2014 federal budget and economic outlook. The House Budget Committee hearing was…

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Transcript: CBO Director Douglas Elmendorf’s testimony on the 2014 budget & economic outlook before the House Budget Committee

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Partial transcript of the testimony of Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office, on the 2014 federal budget and economic outlook. The House Budget Committee hearing was…

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Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urges Congress to pass ‘clean’ debt limit increase

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Congress to approve a “clean” debt limit increase as soon as possible, stressing that the federal government will have to use “extraordinary measures”…

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