This is the best way to get lower student loan rates

Your credit score will play a big role in the rate you get. Here’s how to boost it. (iStock) Maximize your financial aid and your federal loan options and should always be your first choice when paying for college. But once these are exhausted? Private loans can fill the void. …

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Wildberger wins rematch against Couch | News, Sports, Jobs

Maui House contestant Don Couch is interviewed by Akaku’s Chivo Ching-Johnson and Kathy Collins during Saturday night’s virtual coverage. Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo In a sort of revenge for District 11 of South Maui, State Representative Tina Wildberger once again defeated leading Democratic challenger Don Couch, who ran …

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Flag the need for flags for entrepreneurs of color in Massachusetts

Massachusetts must increase entrepreneurship among people of color to help counter a multi-year decline in the number of new startups launched each year, and achieving this will require increased support for minority-owned businesses, concluded a new report. Between 2005 and 2018, fueled by the consolidation of the sector, the number …

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Turkish bank Garanti BBVA to stop financing coal projects

Turkey’s fifth-largest bank has only supported renewables since 2014, but is now committed to cleaning up the loan portfolio of the remaining coal mines and power plants by 2040. Spain’s BBVA, the largest shareholder of Garanti BBVA, made a similar commitment earlier this month. Guaranteed BBVA has declared its intention …

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Atlanta Falcons hire Philadelphia Eagles tight ends coach

PHILADELPHIA – The Eagles staff attrition after the dismissal of Doug Pederson continued on Saturday when the Falcons announced they had hired tight ends coach Justin Peelle for the same job. This means that Peelle will not stay under new coach Nick Sirianni, and he joins new Falcons coach Arthur …

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