Army makes it easier to get interest-free loans

As of Wednesday, almost any soldier with more than a year of service can apply for financial assistance directly through the military’s emergency relief program without notifying their chain of command. AER officials said on Thursday they hope the move will make their grant and interest-free loan offers more attractive …

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What to do before applying for a personal loan

In the wake of the pandemic, many are turning to personal loans for help. (iStock) The economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic suffered a severe blow in December, as the United States 140,000 jobs lost this month. And although the the unemployment rate fell to 6.3% in January, the Bureau …

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Apple ends credit card partnership with Barclays

The Apple Card marked the beginning of the end of this partnership. Apple’s partnership with Barclays for credit cards had been overdue since the time Apple partnered with Goldman Sachs and launched the Apple Card last year. On September 15, 2020, Apple made it official. It ended the partnership the …

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Mesa Air Group closes $ 200 million secured loan

PHOENIX, Nov. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Mesa Air Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MESA) today announced that it has entered into a five-year loan and guarantee agreement on October 30, 2020 with the US Department of the Treasury which provides to Mesa Airlines a secured term loan facility to borrow up …

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Federal student loan repayments set to start again soon

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – Mandatory payments on federal student loans are expected to restart after Jan.31, after the federal government suspended those payments in March due to the pandemic. It is possible that the Biden administration will suspend payments for even longer, but borrowers should plan to restart their …

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what experts say to consider

If you have student loans, you may be making offers to refinance that debt. But experts say many don’t see much benefit from refinancing right now, especially in light of the changes underway with federal student loans. The Mint budgeting app sent an ad campaign on behalf of an advertising …

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New loan fund for small businesses

Randall Waszynski The New York Forward Loan Fund is an economic recovery program that supports NYS businesses, nonprofits, and small homeowners as they reopen after COVID-19. Each of the three is directed to www.nyloanfunds.com to apply. Small businesses, nonprofits, and qualifying homeowners must have suffered direct economic hardship due to …

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Vanderbilt Experts Available to Comment on Back-to-School Trends | Vanderbilt News

As schools across the country prepare for the new academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development are available to comment on trends in primary and higher education. Contact: Vanderbilt Communications Division, [email protected] Learning during the COVID-19 pandemic Depression and anxiety …

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Will Massachusetts business owners with COVID grants face bigger tax bills? Baker administration backs legislative ‘fix’

As the federal government granted canceled loans under the tax-free paycheck protection program, small business owners in Massachusetts could still face a bigger tax bill due to a loan. PPP canceled or subsidy to state enterprises. The state grants companies tax-free PPP loans because the state corporation tax code conforms …

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