Why Parent Plus Loans Are Barred From IDR Repayment Plans

Federal Parent PLUS loans are ineligible for income driven repayment plans, such as Income-Based Repayment (IBR), Income-Contingent Repayment (ICR), Pay-As-You-Earn Repayment (PAYE), and the new Saving on a Valuable Education Repayment (SAVE) plans. This has made Parent PLUS loans some of the most challenging student loans to repay for parents and families. They’ve even spawned … Read more

L.A. kills plans for Bulgari hotel in Benedict Canyon

Los Angeles city officials on Wednesday halted a developer’s efforts to build a luxury resort on a Benedict Canyon mountainside. City Planning Director Vincent Bertoni notified developer Gary Safady that the city was revoking its approval for Safady to pursue a 58-room hotel. The decision marks a dramatic end to Safady’s quest to build Bulgari … Read more

Microsoft’s Ambitious Plans in 2024

The fourth quarter of 2023 marked a significant milestone for tech giants Microsoft and Alphabet, as both companies reported substantial earnings. They attribute their success to advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing. The global AI market, valued at $196.6 billion in 2023, emphasised the crucial role these innovations play in shaping the industry … Read more

EU plans ‘consequences’ if Netanyahu continues to oppose two-state solution

Stay informed with free updates Simply sign up to the World myFT Digest — delivered directly to your inbox. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up to our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning Good morning. We bring you an … Read more

GGO) Announces 2024 Development Plans for flagship West Cache Gold Project in Timmins

Toronto, Ontario – January 10, 2024 (Newsfile Corp.) (Investorideas.com Newswire) Galleon Gold Corp. (TSXV: GGO) (the “Company” or “Galleon Gold”) is pleased to outline its plans for 2024 as the Company embarks upon its advanced exploration activities at its flagship West Cache Gold Project in Timmins, Ontario (“West Cache” or the “Project”). Comment from CEO … Read more

A 19th century massacre clouds plans for a tribal casino north of Sacramento

REDDING —  To the native Wintu people it was Bohem Puyuik, the “Big Rise,” and no wonder. Mt. Shasta towered above everything else, her loins delivering the natural springs and snowmelt that birthed a great river. The Sacramento River provided such an abundance of food that the Wintu and many neighboring tribes — the Pit River, … Read more

How are high interest rates affecting your real estate plans?

Earlier this year, mortgage interest rates came off their 2022 highs and settled in the 6% range, providing a small break for those in the housing market. That respite is now over. In recent weeks, rates have shot back above 7% and are now rapidly approaching 8%. The recent surge threatens to scramble the economic … Read more

Edwina Bartholomew’s biggest financial gamble yet as Sunrise star submits pub reno plans

One year on from stumbling upon a heritage country pub for sale, and Sunrise star, Edwina Bartholomew, and husband, Neil Varcoe, have already encountered the first stumbling block in their journey to transform the rundown property into a luxury, boutique hotel.  “We lost a builder!” Edwina told realestate.com.au. “Well, our wonderful builder — who we’ve … Read more

Available now: 2024 plans & prices

Published on October 24, 2023 Open Enrollment for 2024 coverage starts November 1! Get a jump start by previewing 2024 plans with personalized price estimates based on your estimated income and household size.  Preview personalized 2024 plans & prices Previewing plans before Open Enrollment starts can help you compare different options, so you’re ready to … Read more