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Tax refund advance loans are often too good to be true. Here's what you should know

Tax refund advance loans are often too good to be true. Here's what you should knowDemand for tax refund advances could go up, thanks to the government shutdown. But read the fine print carefully and watch out for high tax prep fees.



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As loans and aid dry up, U.S. farmers face fresh challenge from shutdown

As loans and aid dry up, U.S. farmers face fresh challenge from shutdownU.S. farmers, already battered by the U.S.-China trade war, are facing increasing anxiety as the partial government shutdown nears the two-week mark, leaving crucial aid and loan payments in limbo. The shutdown has blocked assistance for many farmers, who at this time of year apply for federal loans as they pay bills due from the previous year and begin budgeting for next season’s planting. It is also affecting aid payments promised to allay the effects of the trade war.



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Student loans totaling $150M to be forgiven by US Department of Education

Student loans totaling $  150M to be forgiven by US Department of EducationThe U.S. Department of Education plans to cancel about $ 150 million in student loan debt, which means about 15,000 borrowers will be forgiven.



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Sean Hannity Defends Real Estate Empire Aided By HUD Loans

Sean Hannity Defends Real Estate Empire Aided By HUD LoansFox News host Sean Hannity is speaking out following a report that he



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White House Probes Kushner Business Loans After Ethics Questions

White House Probes Kushner Business Loans After Ethics QuestionsThe White House is investigating whether loans made to the Kushner family real



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The White House Is Probing $500 Million in Loans to Jared Kushner's Company

The White House Is Probing $  500 Million in Loans to Jared Kushner's CompanyOfficials have been looking into possible ethics or criminal law violations



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Loans to Kushner business followed meetings at White House: NYT

Loans to Kushner business followed meetings at White House: NYTJesse Drucker, business and taxes reporter for The New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about new reporting that companies loaned hundreds of millions of dollars to the Kushner family business after meeting with Kushner at the White House.



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The Latest: Kushner Cos. got huge loans after WH meetings

The Latest: Kushner Cos. got huge loans after WH meetingsWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on White House senior adviser Jared Kushner's downgraded security clearance (all times local):



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Study: Over half of for-profit students defaulted on loans

Study: Over half of for-profit students defaulted on loansWASHINGTON (AP) — Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who attended public schools, according to a federal study published Thursday.



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U.S. cracks down on debt collection of private student loans

U.S. cracks down on debt collection of private student loans(This September 18 story corrects amount to $ 21.6 million from $ 26.1 million in first, 10th paragraphs) By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. consumer financial watchdog on Monday ordered National College Student Loan Trusts and its debt collector, Transworld Systems Inc, to pay at least $ 21.6 million for attempting to collect on possibly non-existent or out-of-date loans. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau alleged that the companies sued borrowers without being able to prove the debt was owed or pursued collection on loans that were too old to sue over, and relied on false and misleading legal documents. The CFPB said the trusts had filed at least 486 lawsuits on debt where the statute of limitations for collections had expired.



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