Foreclosure Rates Drop to Record 20-Year Lows NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. mortgage applications fell for a fourth straight week, reflecting the inability of many homeowners to take advantage of record low interest. lower rates may also help some.
Number of borrowers defaulting on student loans on the rise. In the third quarter of 2017, the number of borrowers who haven’t made payments on their federal student loans in at least a year grew by nearly 274,000, bringing the total number of Americans in default to about 4.6 million, reports The Wall Street Journal.
"Take it as high as you can," Smith says. 3. Regain control of your student loan account. If you’ve given the "debt relief" company access to your student loan account through a power of attorney form, revoke that agreement. To do so, contact your lender or servicer in writing and send a copy of the letter to the debt relief company.
Financial realities hit you the hardest this week, especially if you were already in debt before the holidays. The good news is, consumers are becoming savvy financially and committing themselves to getting out of debt. More than ever, resources are readily available for individuals to make the right decisions around managing debt.
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Earlier this summer, a Canadian reader, Kristen, voiced the “Unpopular Opinion” that she’s “tired of hearing about people’s student loan debt. Here’s Brian alongside Neal in a segment for Wednesday.
Pete Buttigieg with his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, at a grassroots fundraising event in Austin, Texas. In a June 2015 piece in the South Bend Tribune , Buttigieg came out as gay.  He also is the first openly gay presidential candidate for the Democratic Party and the second overall, after Fred Karger , a Republican, ran in 2012.
In his financial disclosure filed with the Office of Government Ethics in mid-May, Buttigieg reported that he and his husband have between $110,000 and $265,000 in student loan debt. The report requires a range rather than a specific dollar amount. Chris Meagher, a campaign spokesman, said the exact amount is $131,296.
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg knows firsthand the burden of six-figure student loan debt. He and his husband, Chasten, are far from alone, though, and their personal college indebtedness is helping to keep the issue on the national stage.