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Obama isn´t helping student loan crisis
Detroit News, by Editorial

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Posted By:garnet, 6/13/2014 9:32:34 AM

Maybe President Barack Obama is missing his Harvard days. He definitely seems to have college on the brain. Or maybe he understands that energizing young voters is key to the Democrats’ hopes in the fall election. Obama’s executive action on Monday to ease the student loan burden is his latest foray into higher education and won’t fix the real financial problems that face college students and graduates. Obama has spent the past year trying to manipulate the cost of student loans — while also calling for a college rating rating system he dubbed “datapalooza” and pressuring colleges to take a harder line

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Axeman, 6/13/2014 9:48:32 AM     (No. 9884279)

Lowering the monthly payment makes it take longer to pay off the loan and you pay more interest.
Who is the winner?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lancer12, 6/13/2014 9:51:47 AM     (No. 9884283)

Banks are forced to make loans to folks who can´t repay. Banks issue junk bonds. bank presidents are declared criminals. Great brainwork, Obie.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Country Boy, 6/13/2014 9:55:31 AM     (No. 9884291)

#1, I think the repayment schedule (for some loans) is over after 20 years.

#2 That´s correct. Same blueprint as the banking crash of 2008 (the Clinton Crash). And of course we all needed obama in the White House to solve that one.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mamafrog, 6/13/2014 9:57:00 AM     (No. 9884293)

Student loans are being sold from one lender to another - and each new lender adds a "loan origination" fee which has to be repaid by the borrower - this often doubles or even triples the loan - the mafia must be drooling

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 6/13/2014 10:44:33 AM     (No. 9884387)

Vote Democrat. They´re depending on your stupidity.

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