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Student Loans Entice Borrowers More for Cash Than a Degree
Wall Street Journal ^ | March 2, 2014 | JOSH MITCHELL

Posted on 03/03/2014 10:14:42 AM PST by reaganaut1

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To: VanDeKoik

Same here. But there was one hot chick at the registrar’s office who at least explained to me how much i will owe. After the first year, I dabbled in cash jobs and it was a better life/learning experience being independent of the system. I still remembered my fratmates STILL heavily in debt 5 years after graduation and I’m an 08’ grad.


21 posted on 03/03/2014 3:47:34 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: nascarnation; Theodore R.

http://www.studentloanborrowerassistance.org/bankruptcy/

The above link says in certain circumstances they are dischargeable in bankruptcy as does the link below, but it sounds like it doesn’t happen often.

http://bankruptcy.lawyers.com/consumer-bankruptcy/personal-bankruptcy-and-student-loans.html

This link has FAQs about discharging them and has a chart:
http://studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation#when-can-my-federal


22 posted on 03/03/2014 7:22:54 PM PST by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Theodore R.

I need a link for that please. I checked into this a lot for someone recently and I found nothing that said student loans are forgiven ten years after they are contracted.

I think you are mistaken.


23 posted on 03/03/2014 7:24:00 PM PST by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: LearsFool
Financial aid is the new welfare.

These kids will just run up their debt and Obama will make sure they never have to repay.

The responsible students who scrimp and work to put themselves through school will be screwed.

24 posted on 03/03/2014 7:31:19 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: leapfrog0202

I have read that, didn’t know it at the time, and unfortunately don’t have a link. But I DID read it.


25 posted on 03/03/2014 7:53:17 PM PST by Theodore R. (Alas: TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: leapfrog0202

http://www.finaid.org/loans/publicservice.phtml

This may not apply to all, but here is a possible link for you.


26 posted on 03/03/2014 8:00:18 PM PST by Theodore R. (Alas: TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: Theodore R.

Thanks very much!


27 posted on 03/03/2014 8:25:52 PM PST by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: nascarnation

No, I can’t. It was a joke.


28 posted on 03/04/2014 6:44:38 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: Cyber Liberty

Good. I’m glad. Because it was a joke.

I’m sorry about that. I thought it would be obvious, but given some of the stuff that idiot has ACTUALLY said, I should have known better.


29 posted on 03/04/2014 6:46:18 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: WayneS

I’m bummed out.

After reading your post I was all set to change my status from “retiree” to “student” and go buy a new Corvette....


30 posted on 03/04/2014 6:48:48 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: nascarnation
Cheer up! There are thousands of ways to bilk money from Uncle Sucker.

Maybe you could become an Obamacare 'Guide' (or whatever it is they call them). I understand the opportunities for kickbacks, bribes and outright theft of funds are simply mind-boggling...

31 posted on 03/04/2014 7:00:15 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: WayneS

I actually looked into that.
There are two categories here in Indiana.

A state navigator has to be basically at the level of an insurance agent, takesspecified courses, online exam, background checks, license fees, etc.

A federal navigator has to be a member of MoveOn, SEIU, Organizing for America, or Center for American Progress.

The first one was too much work and I was disqualified on the second as a registered R voter, LOL.


32 posted on 03/04/2014 7:04:21 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: WayneS

Obastard is so revolting it’s hard to separate satire from real life....

:^D


33 posted on 03/04/2014 7:31:48 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: nascarnation

I think my head would spontaneously explode if I tried to join MoveOn, even as an infiltrator...


34 posted on 03/04/2014 12:39:04 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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