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Guest commentary: Congress sends students deeper into debt

7:43 PM, Aug. 1, 2013
Speight
Speight
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Just a few years ago, banks and mortgage brokers helped crash the economy, in part by using initially low "teaser" rates to get homeowners into loans they couldn't afford.

Now, in a troubling move, Congress seems to be borrowing from the banks' playbook to create a new loan deal for students.

In negotiating the recent deal on federal student loans, Congress has been selling the plan to the public by highlighting the low interest rates that students would get on loans taken out during the first two years of the plan. ...

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