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  • Rule change extends student loan relief to older borrowers

    President Obama recently announced that he will use his executive power to make student loans a little more affordable to repay for more people. And unlike some past rule changes, these are especially designed to make it easier for older borrowers to...
  • MGM Closes on $300 Million Loan, Touts Wall Street Support

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has closed on a six-year $300 million second lien term loan agreement with a consortium of lenders. Chairman-CEO Gary Barber touted the loan as a sign of Wall Street's confidence in MGM, which emerged from a pre-packaged bankruptcy in...
  • $5.7 million: Debt service

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. GLOUCESTER – Over $38 million of school debt and $12 million of county debt make...
  • Trouble for the Ex-Im Bank

    Here's an American success story. Quality Float Works Inc. of Schaumburg, which has been in business for 99 years, is poised to double its sales and create four jobs. The company has been working for months to pull off one of the biggest deals in its...
  • District 303's proposed budget shows $400,000 deficit

    District 303's proposed budget shows $400,000 deficit
    St. Charles School District 303 is projecting a budget deficit of about $400,000 in an overall budget of nearly $210 million next fiscal year, according to district documents. On Thursday, the Board of Education's Business Services Committee reviewed...
  • Consolidating student loans might not always make sense

    Consolidating student loans might not always make sense
    A reader is thinking about consolidating his two student loans. He wants to know if this is a prudent move and what's the best way to get started. As for this being a prudent move, that depends on various factors. ASK LAZ: Smart answers to consumer...
  • When a budget deficit hawk gets into debt

    When a budget deficit hawk gets into debt
    Gov. Bob McDonnell was blunt: The nation's debt, he told a radio audience back in 2010, was so large that it was "immoral and unsustainable." That year, the federal government's debt stood at $13.6 trillion, roughly six times its total annual income....
  • St. Charles OKs funding for Red Gate water tower

    St. Charles OKs funding for Red Gate water tower
    St. Charles City Council approved on Monday a nearly $3.7 million bid to construct 1.5 million-gallon water tower at the corner of Red Gate Road and Route 25. The council voted unanimously to issue a notice of intent to award the construction project to...
  • Council authorizes $16.4 million bond for new senior center facility

    After months of study sessions and planning, the Huntington Beach City Council took two major steps Monday toward making a long-awaited senior center a reality. Council members voted unanimously to authorize taking out a $16.4 million bond to help pay...
  • John Oliver skewers payday lenders. Now, what to do about their customers?

    John Oliver skewers payday lenders. Now, what to do about their customers?
    HBO's John Oliver turned his humor-laced outrage on payday lenders Sunday, holding them, celebrity pitchman Montel Williams and their legislative allies up for some well-deserved ridicule. Citing a study that found 75% of payday loans were taken out...
  • 'Shark Week' protest to rally against fishy lenders

    'Shark Week' protest to rally against fishy lenders
    The Discovery Channel's annual "Shark Week," airing through Saturday, teaches viewers all about great whites and hammerheads—but that's not the kind of shark that activists plan to protest in Springfield on Wednesday. "[Payday lenders] feel they...