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3 crucial steps that helped a 31-year-old veterinarian pay off $247,000 in student loans in 5 years

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Veterinarian Shawn Wharrey. Courtesy of Shawn Wharrey Shawn Wharrey borrowed $247,000 in student loans for veterinary school. To pay them off in five years, he spent $20,000 to...
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What is simple interest? A straightforward way to calculate the cost of borrowing or lending money

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Simple interest most commonly applies to short-term loans, like car loans, installment loans, personal loans, and some types of mortgages. Mangostar/Getty Images Simple...
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7.5 million student-loan borrowers in default will reportedly have 1 year after the payment pause expires to enroll in a program that returns them to good standing

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

College graduation. Rattanakun Thonbun/EyeEm The Washington Post obtained documents on the Education Department's plan to help defaulted student-loan borrowers. The temporary...
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5 ways to tap the value in a paid-off home for cash

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Having a house that's bought and paid for can be a good source of cash when you need it. kate sept2004/Getty There are five main options to tap into the equity of your home...
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Judges who sent children to for-profit jails for kickbacks ordered to pay more than $200 million in damages

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan shut down a county-run juvenile detention center and accepted $2.8 million in illegal payments from the builder and co-owner of two...
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6 things to do if your mortgage payment becomes unaffordable

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The consequences of missing a mortgage payment range from harming your credit score to losing your home. skynesher/Getty Images When you miss a mortgage payment, you incur late...
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5 ways to get rid of mortgage insurance ahead of schedule

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Getting out from under a mortgage insurance payment could be as simple as asking your lender to cancel it. sturti/Getty Borrowers pay mortgage insurance, which protects lenders...
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A land loan can help you buy the lot you need to build your dream home. Here's how they work

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Some land loans are structured to include a balloon payment at the end of the term. Jenny Pfeiffer/Getty You can get a loan for raw, unimproved, or improved land...
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Timbaland, Swizz Beatz sue Triller for $28M over ‘Verzuz' payment beef

Timbaland, Swizz Beatz sue Triller for $28M over ‘Verzuz' payment beef

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

The pair reportedly agreed to sell "Verzuz" rights to Triller in January 2021 - but “defendants have failed and refused to respond to plaintiffs' written notice and demand for...
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Swizz Beatz and Timbaland Sue Triller for $28 Million Over Verzuz Sale

16 hours ago   |   Pitchfork

In a new lawsuit, the producers claim that Triller has been negligent with payments for the entirety of 2022 so far
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UFC 278: How Leon Edwards evolved into a title contender while flying...

UFC 278: How Leon Edwards evolved into a title contender while flying completely under the radar

Edwards lost his first meeting with champion Kamaru Usman in 2015 in an early prelims bout. Now, they meet with much more at stake Read more ...

Judge: Pharmacies owe 2 Ohio counties $650 million in opioid distribution case

Judge: Pharmacies owe 2 Ohio counties $650 million in opioid distribution case

It was the first time pharmacy companies completed a trial to defend themselves in a drug crisis that has killed a half-million Americans since 1999. Read more ...

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault and weapons charges in LA

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault and weapons charges in LA

A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, is accused of firing two gunshots at the direction of onetime “A$AP Mob” rap collective member A$AP Relli in November. Read more ...

Six Flags CEO says parks have become 'cheap daycare center for teenagers'

Six Flags is looking to make changes and raise prices after seeing a decrease in both attendance and revenue this year. Read more ...

New York City wants to charge up to $23 a day to drive into Manhattan. It...

The congestion pricing plan would provide a new stream of revenue for the struggling MTA. But opponents say the costs will put an economic strain on motorists. Read more ...

Taiwan's Best Fighter Jet Compared to China's J-20 Mighty Dragon

Taiwan deployed six of its most powerful jets late Wednesday in response to ongoing drills from Beijing's fighters. Read more ...

Falcons sign KeeSean Johnson

The Falcons added a wide receiver to their roster on Wednesday. The team announced the signing of KeeSean Johnson. Wide receiver Tyshaun James was waived to make space for... Read more ...

Bengals sign Javaris Davis, waive Bookie Radley-Hiles

The Bengals signed free agent cornerback Javaris Davis on Wednesday, the team announced. They waived cornerback Bookie Radley-Hiles in a corresponding move. Davis, a first-year... Read more ...

Man tried to kidnap 9-year-old near West Ridge grocery store: police

Man tried to kidnap 9-year-old near West Ridge grocery store: police

CHICAGO - Chicago police said a 9-year-old was able to escape after a man tried to kidnap her near a West Ridge grocery store. The girl was walking with a woman near the Cermak... Read more ...

Colliding black holes could clock universe's expansion rate

Colliding black holes could clock universe's expansion rate

New research suggests that the expansion of the universe could be measured using colliding black holes as 'spectral sirens.' Read more ...