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Stock picks worth framing

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What financial aid award letters tell you

More college admittance letters are going out to high school seniors, meaning that financial-aid awards letters are not far behind. The awards letters detail how much the school will cost to attend, and what kind of financial assistance you’ll receive for the coming school year, including grants, scholarships, federal loans and work study benefits.

How the Fed rate hike affects student loans

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates. Borrowing costs will steadily rise for consumers and businesses. But how will your student loan repayments be impacted during this change? The answer depends on what type of student loans you have.