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The New Lending Rules

Until now, states have taken the lead role with rules on lending. On Oct. 1, the Federal Reserve’s new federal rules come into effect. Those with poor credit currently pay up to two interest points more. The new rules force … Continue reading

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Credit Collapse Hurting Student Loans

Bloomberg reports that the decline of the $330 billion auction-rate securities market has stopped debt sales by U.S. public student-loan agencies. In the first quarter, there were no sales of municipal bonds supported by student loans. That has not happened … Continue reading

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