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Student loan

A student loan is designed to help students pay for college tuition, books, and living expenses. It differs from other types of loans in that the interest rate is substantially lower and the repayment schedule is deferred while the student is still in school.

Headlines Around the Web

Peer-to-peer lender eyes credit rating

Nov 15 - Financial Times

JPMorgan to stop making student loans

Sep 06, 2013 - CNN Money

House passes student-loan bill

Aug 01, 2013 - MarketWatch

Student loan deal could move quickly

Jul 19, 2013 - Politico

Student loan debt tops $1 trillion

Jul 17, 2013 - Politico

Four Intriguing Proposals to Fix Student Loans

Jul 16, 2013 - Business Week

Sen. Blumenthal GIFs an op-ed

Jul 12, 2013 - Politico

K&L inks student loan firm

Jul 09, 2013 - Politico

Declare Independence From Your Student Loans

Jul 03, 2013 - Daily Finance

Don’t take out student loans this week

Jul 02, 2013 - MarketWatch

Articles About Student loan

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By IBTimes AU

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Debt-Laden Millennials Join Stock Market

By IBTimes AU

A behavioral finance expert said members of Generation Y, also known as Millennials, appear to view the stock market as a quick fix to their debt problems, mainly college debts. (Jul 29)

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A Cricket Fan Becomes $100,000 Richer after a One-Handed Catch during the New Zealand Black Caps - West Indies Match

By IBTimes AU

A cricket fan became $100,000 richer after claiming the catch from Kieran Powell’s bat at the one-day cricket international between New Zealand and West Indies on Wednesday. (Jan 09)

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Outstanding UK Student Loans Will Hit £200bn as £5bn Goes Unaccounted For

By IBTimes UK

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Mayor Boris Johnson: London Relies on Islamic Finance

By IBTimes UK

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Islamic Finance: David Cameron Unveils UK Government Sukuk in Effort to Make London Global Muslim Money Centre

By IBTimes UK

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American Empire of Debt

By The Daily Reckoning Australia

Our 'Crash Alert' flag warns of a crash in US stocks. Readers are advised to proceed with caution. (Sep 16, 2013)

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American Students: Under Utilized, Underpaid, Under Water

By Global India Newswire

Before the US Congress broke for its August recess, the Senate passed and the House approved a bill that rationalized the student loan process. The bill gave students certainty on the rates that they will pay on the educational loans that they receive. (Aug 12, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, INVESTMENT, CONGRESS

Wall Street retreats from record levels on Fed worries

By Reuters

Stocks retreated from record levels on Wednesday on concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve may start to ease up on its economy-boosting stimulus program. (May 30, 2013)

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Wall Street drops more than 1 percent on Fed stimulus worries

By Reuters

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