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Colleges Are Already Ditching Income-Share Agreements

Colleges Are Already Ditching Income-Share Agreements

Student advocates say that feature constitutes a prepayment penalty, which is forbidden under federal rules governing student loans. In its March announcement, the Department of Education declared that ISAs are by definition private education loans. The department has not yet determined whether that means that ISA payment caps violate the prepayment penalty rules, Deputy Press …

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Automation Isn't the Biggest Threat to US Factory Jobs

Automation Isn’t the Biggest Threat to US Factory Jobs

The number of American workers who quit their jobs during the pandemic—over a fifth of the workforce—may constitute one of the largest American labor movements in recent history. Workers demanded higher pay and better conditions, spurred by rising inflation and the pandemic realization that employers expected them to risk their lives for low wages, mediocre …

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