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luanjo3 - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I agree!!! I'm tired of the answer to everything being raise taxes. And if they aren't raising taxes they are trying to come up with new taxes to get even more out of us.
jocar531 - Durbin, Oberweis spar over earmarks, minimum wage - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Term limits is only 1 reason Durbin MUST lose. He voted for BOhealthcare, he wants immigration reform and amnesty, he voted to raise taxes, he was involved in the IRS scandal against citizens free speech and free choice, he votes party lines without representing the people. He is a lying democrat thru and thru. I have emailed him my opinion many, many times and when he responds he is ALWAYS on the…
1950Brutus - Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
One important factor for me is missing from this article. How many politicians/bureaucrats have served time in jail for Cook and Iroquois counties? The question is not only quantity of government but quality of government.
Stupid_Dems - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You mean they should just keep on footing the bill for every freaking thing? I say the taxpayer has had it! Time to put the goose that lays the golden eggs on a diet. Lets start by cutting our city council and county board in half. Next, every state employee making over $100,000 takes a 10% pay cut. That would be a good start.
1950Brutus - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Are employees allowed to have their cell phones in the building?? - if so then this is a stupid rule. I doubt the "efficiency" of our government will be impacted much by a cell phone that is turned off.

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U.S. agency urges change in student loan default rules

3 months ago From stltoday.com

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Some people who pay private student loans on time are being placed in default when the co-signer of their loans dies or declares bankruptcy, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said in a report due out today.

These "auto defaults" force borrowers to either immediately repay the full loan balance or ruin their credit, hurting their chances of getting a job, renting an apartment or buying a car.

The practice occurs in the private student loan market in which banks and other financial firms provide education financing. Private loans generally carry higher interest rates and fewer protections than federal loans, and borrowers are often required to have someone else co-sign the agreement to ensure repayment.

In its mid-year report on student loan complaints, the consumer bureau highlighted grievances that have emerged with more than 90 percent of private loans now being co-signed. Chief among the 2,300 complaints about private student loans submitted to the bureau in the past five months was the triggering of a default by the death or bankruptcy of a co-signer, even if the loan was being paid on time.

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