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Monthly Archives: June 2021

Ad exaggerates benefits of Veterans Loan program

by on June 30, 2021 0
The Claim: Biden, Congress Created a “Generous Mortgage Relief Program” for Veterans As home selling prices continue to rise increase Across the country, articles claiming Congress established a “generous mortgage relief program” for veterans surfaced on social media. The claim follows that of President Joe Biden American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which allocates... Read More

What is a Direct PLUS loan and how does it work?

by on June 29, 2021 0
Direct PLUS loans, or parent loans for undergraduate students, are fixed rate loans with terms of up to 30 years. Contrary to what the name suggests, parents and graduate students can get Direct PLUS loans. The interest rate on Direct PLUS loans for the 2021-22 school year is 6.28%. Learn more about Insider’s personal... Read More

TravelPerk Partners With Divvy To Provide The Best Travel And Spending Experience For U.S. Business Travelers

by on June 29, 2021 0
CHICAGO, June 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Travel benefits, the world’s largest business travel management platform, today announced a new partnership with Split, the leading spend and expense management platform to deliver the best business travel and expense management experience on the planet. Through this collaboration, TravelPerk becomes Divvy’s premier travel partner, providing... Read More

Collaboration and excessive communication: Union Home Mortgage takes top honors for Top Best Workplaces 2021

by on June 28, 2021 0
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – Union Home Mortgage calls its employees “partners”. “It’s a partnership,” said Chrisshawna Cunningham, the company’s head of diversity and inclusion. “We really appreciate the contribution of everyone at all levels of the company. And it really feels like you’re my partner. You are not someone who brings me back. We work... Read More

UA Athletics’ giving of the year sees 13% drop

by on June 28, 2021 0
FAYETTEVILLE – Contributions to the non-profit Arkansas athletics foundation Razorback declined for the 12-month period that ended on June 30 of last year, a period that included the first pandemic month. Total donations fell to their lowest level since fiscal 2013 for the Razorback Foundation, and the organization’s expenses exceeded revenues. Donations to the... Read More

SC judges to get low cost home loans

by on June 27, 2021 0
Supreme Court justices, including the chief justice, will receive home loans of up to Tk 1 crore at a lower interest rate, the finance division said yesterday. The Chief Justice and Judges will be able to borrow at a simple interest rate of 9%. The repayment term is 20 years, according to a circular,... Read More

Find out the interest rates on bank loans under the Prime Minister’s street vendor program

by on June 27, 2021 0
Banks Offer High Interest Rates on Loans to Recipients Under Prime Minister’s Street Vendors Program While the national lockdown was imposed in March 2020 and several migrant workers found themselves stranded without any source of income, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on June 1, 2020 launched the Prime Minister’s AmtaNirbhar Nidhi (PM... Read More

Proposal: Give $ 1,000 to each baby

by on June 26, 2021 0
President Joe Biden (Photo by Sean Rayford / Getty Images) Getty Images Should Each Baby Receive $ 1,000? Senator Cory Booker says “yes”. Here’s what you need to know. Baby ties: “stimulation checks” for babies In February, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) reintroduced the American Opportunity Accounts Act. Under this... Read More

2 examples of retirement plans for all ages

by on June 26, 2021 0
Many financial experts will have you believe that retirement planning is a complex world of spreadsheets and expert knowledge. This is only half true. An expert can add value to the planning process, but you can also start planning for retirement independently. You just need to know what assumptions to make and what they... Read More

Senator Moran Secures U.S. Treasury Commitment to Relief from Inflated February Natural Gas Bills – News Releases

by on June 25, 2021 0
WASHINGTON – US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) Obtained clarification from the US Treasury that local and state coronavirus tax relief funds can be used as grants for households, small businesses and organizations for purpose nonprofit whose utility bills are inflated due to the shortage of natural gas during winter storm Uri in February. “Many... Read More

Refinance student loans with a current bank: pros and cons

by on June 24, 2021 0
Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. Refinancing a student loan is a good option for borrowers looking to get a lower interest rate on their monthly payments.... Read More

Should you take out an interest-only mortgage?

by on June 23, 2021 0
Interest-only mortgages can provide flexibility for homebuyers, but not everyone. (iStock) When looking for a home loan, an interest-only mortgage is one option you might want to consider. This type of mortgage does not require you to make any principal payments up front. Instead, you just pay the interest on the loan. This is... Read More

8 million households risk foreclosure or eviction

by on June 23, 2021 0
President Joe Biden (Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) Getty Images A mind-boggling 8000000 households are threatened with foreclosure or eviction. Here’s what you need to know. Mortgages: foreclosure and eviction The Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll on all walks of life – and housing is no exception. New research from Harvard... Read More

Viva Republica, developer of Korean financial super app Toss, raises $ 410 million at a valuation of $ 7.4 billion – TechCrunch

by on June 22, 2021 0
Viva Republica, the Seoul-based fintech behind Launch, a super app with more than 40 financial services, today announced it has raised $ 410 million at a post-money valuation of $ 7.4 billion. The new funding was led by Alkeon Capital, a U.S. investment firm, and included participation from new investors like the Korea Development... Read More

Tory MP hid £ 10,000 spending given to donor’s company

by on June 22, 2021 0
EXCLUSIVE: Tory MP Karl McCartney has not publicly stated that a £ 10,000 refund claim has been handed over to a donor’s company. The Insider can reveal that the company McCartney described as “A” in his expense reports is in fact Anagallis Communications. Anagallis is led by Nigel Szembel, who helped fund his first... Read More

Covid has shown what medical spending can do to the poor and even the middle classes. Governments must act at the micro and macro levels

by on June 22, 2021 0
With Covid cases detected touching 3 crore, it is entirely possible that many lakh citizens have had to be hospitalized in the past year. Last month, the General Insurance Council revealed that insurers had received more than 15 lakh claims. But this might only represent a fraction of the total complaints received. And hundreds... Read More

Stark County businesses received $ 846 million in PPP loans

by on June 21, 2021 0
TOWNSHIP – The federal government distributed nearly $ 12 million Paycheque Protection Program Loans totaling $ 800 billion since the start of the pandemic. This includes 9,908 loans worth $ 846 million to Stark County businesses and organizations, according to a USA TODAY Network / Canton Repository analysis. County of Stark:Consult the PPP USA... Read More