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Why Federal Student Loan Interest Rates Matter for Grad School

As the 2016 presidential hopefuls announce their plans to deal with student loan debt, student loan refinancing is once again at the center of the education debt debate. The media coverage thus far has made a couple of things pretty clear. First, a lot of people are unaware that they can apply to refinance federal student loans through a number of private lenders right now – no legislation required.

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Should You Buy a Home Before Year-End? 4 Reasons to Consider Taking the Plunge

With the dog days of summer behind us, the real estate market should soon be experiencing an end-of-season cool-down. But that doesn’t mean prospective homebuyers should cool off, as well.

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, taking the plunge before year-end could save you money, give you extra negotiating power and potentially even increase your future take-home pay. Here are three things that make the fourth quarter of 2015 a great time to buy a home.

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