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US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden Administration Makes It Easier to Discharge Student Loan Debt Through Bankruptcy

Prior to this move, student loan debt—unlike credit card bills, medical bills, and most other forms of debt—was not eligible to be automatically wiped away when a person filed for bankruptcy.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 25: Student loan borrowers stage a rally in front of The White House to celebrate President Biden cancelling student debt and to begin the fight to cancel any remaining debt on August 25, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We the 45m)
Here’s Where the Biden Administration’s Student Loan Relief Plan Stands

In the past week, two separate courts controlled by conservative judges have ruled against the Biden administration’s plan to cancel tens of thousands of dollars in federal student loan debt.

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‘They Are Not a Priority’: Republicans’ Proposed Spending Plan Gets Early Criticism

As the NC General Assembly’s Republican House and Senate leaders announced their proposed budget Tuesday, state employees and others are shaking their heads.

Who wants to pay $5 a gallon when you can pull out your old skates? Photo by GraphicPhotoArt / Shutterstock
7 Easy Tips to Save Money on Gas This Summer

Check out these mostly legitimate and helpful tips to save money on gas and still enjoy your summer.

A push to stop big banks from hitting its customers with overdraft charges is gaining momentum.
Big Banks Need to Quit It With the Overdraft Fees, NC’s Attorney General Says

NC Attorney General Josh Stein joins others in calling on banks to stop collecting overdraft fees, which disproportionately impact communities of color. 

Tax time can be a headache, especially with the changes of 2021. The bright side is many of the American Rescue Plan's relief measures could mean bigger refunds for more families. (StevePB from Pixabay/Canva)
Filing Taxes? Here’s What’s Different –and Better – This Year.

Tax filers, rejoice! Many of the American Rescue Plan's changes to the tax code can spell bigger refunds for more families.

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Swipe Left on Scammers This Valentine’s Day, NC’s Attorney General Warns. They May Be After Your Money.

Here’s how to avoid being taken advantage of when looking for love.