11
Jul
The 100 Best Communities in Oregon for Homebuyers

Up until 2016, Oregon was rated by United Van Lines as the “Top Moving Destination” in the United States for three straight years. This past year, Oregon lost the top spot, but was still number three.Not too shabby! Table of Contents Best Places to Buy a Home in Oregon - MapRanking the Best Communities in […]

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11
Jul
Did We Get Lucky? LendEDU’s Lottery Study & Report

We’ve all seen the commercials and the billboards. Stories that highlight how one lucky gambler struck gold and won a million dollars playing the lottery making you want to stop everything and buy some scratch-offs.After all, you have to be in it to win it, or so the saying goes.But, how realistic is it to […]

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10
Jul
The Best 100 Towns in California for Retirement

Retirement can be some of the best years of your life.That is the time to watch your children, and if you are lucky enough, grandchildren grow up and experience everything the world has to offer.Retirement provides the opportunity to do things you never had the time to do before, like traveling the world, playing golf […]

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10
Jul
The Best 100 Towns in Wisconsin for Starting a Small Business

How could you not love the state of Wisconsin?The state proudly takes on the honor as “America’s Dairyland” for their prolific production of dairy products.Or, the fact that one of the NFL’s most historic and successful franchises, the Green Bay Packers, call the tiniest TV market in all of sports, Green Bay, their home is […]

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10
Jul
Nearly a Third of Millennials Have Used Venmo to Pay for Drugs

Released in 2009 and acquired by PayPal in 2013, Venmo is a true 21st-century product that has transformed the way we handle money and payments.Users of Venmo are able to transfer money between one another using the mobile phone app or the web interface. According to Recode, the mobile payment service handled $7.5 billion in […]

Posted in: Personal Finance,
08
Jul
California Attorney General Joins 17 Other Attorneys General in Suing Betsy DeVos

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has joined 17 other attorneys general in suing Betsy DeVos.California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has joined the attorneys general of 17 other states and Washington D.C. in suing Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education.Becerra’s goal is to force DeVos and the Trump administration to reinstate the [

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06
Jul
Funding University Slashes Interest Rates on Private Student Loans

College students, like the one pictured above, can now enjoy decreased interest rates on student loans from Funding University.Funding University, a private student loan lender, has lowered interest rates on its student loans significantly, from 15.99 percent to 9.99 percent.The move from Funding University goes against the grain of the times; most private student loan [&h

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30
Jun
Australian Unique International College Found Guilty by Federal Court After Defrauding Student Loan Borrowers

The Australian Unique International College has been found guilty by the Federal Court for engaging in unconscionable conduct, after defrauding students into enrolling in misleading courses costing up to $25,000, according to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission.The decision was handed down by the Australian Federal Court today, June 30.Unique’s c

Posted in: International Student Loan News, Student Loan News,
28
Jun
NFL Player Logan Ryan Pays Off His Brother’s Student Loans

Tennessee Titans cheerleaders outside of their stadium.NFL player Logan Ryan paid off his brother’s $82,000 student loan debt as a birthday present, according to Ryan’s Instagram page.The current Tennessee Titans cornerback handed his older brother an oversized check worth $82,000 that was paid to the order of American Education Services.Consider Logan Ryan’s brother

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26
Jun
CommonBond Closes $231 Million Securitization of Refinanced Student Loans

CommonBond employees hard at work at the student loan company's Manhattan office. CommonBond, a marketplace for student loan refinancing and consolidation, has reportedly closed a $231 million securitization of refinanced student loans, according to CrowdFund Insider.The securitization received CommonBond’s highest ratings to date with a Moody’s rating of Aa3, in

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