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Guy Benhamou sends a picture of gas prices to friends while pumping gas at an Exxon Mobil gas station on June 09, 2022 in Houston, Texas.
Gas Prices are Rising Again. Will Inflation Follow?
U.S. President Joe Biden, joined by Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, speaks on student loan debt in the Roosevelt Room of the White House August 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. President Biden announced steps to forgive $10,000 in student loan debt for borrowers who make less than $125,000 per year and cap payments at 5 percent of monthly income.
Student Loan Forgiveness Suddenly Cut Off to Millions
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The Balance Today: News You Need To Know on Sept. 16, 2022