Cash-strapped consumers are tipping less amid persistent inflation – CNBC | Vette Leader

The Sweet Bakery & Cafe in Battleground, Washington Source: Irina Sirotkina It’s holiday season, but Americans are feeling a little less generous. With inflation near record highs, cash-strapped consumers have started to tip less – particularly when it comes to quick, casual dining and take-out. “Tipping is the first sign of reduced spending,” said Amanda … Read more

Trump blasts Supreme Court over tax return decision after tough day in three other courts – CNBC | Vette Leader

Former President Donald Trump stands on the 18th green during the Pro-Am tournament prior to the LIV golf series at Trump National Doral on October 27, 2022. Jasen Vinlove | USA Today Sports | Reuters Former President Donald Trump slammed into the Supreme Court — he appointed three of its judges — on Wednesday for … Read more

Biden administration extends student loan payment pause to 2023 – FOX 7 Austin | Vette Leader

article The disbursement pause for the federal student loan has been extended again. President Joe Biden will extend the payment pause on federal student loans by 60 days after June 30, 2023, or after the administration is allowed to go ahead with its student debt relief plan, the president announced in a video posted to … Read more

5 things to know for November 23: Walmart shooting, Trump, student loans, layoffs, Covid – CNN | Vette Leader

CNN — AAA forecasts that nearly 55 million people in the US will travel this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The 5 Things team also head out to spend time with family and friends, so we’re taking a few days off. We’ll be back on Sunday. Until then, here’s what you need to know to get up … Read more

Biden’s student loan forgiveness program remains stalled. Here are other ways to get debt relief – CNN | Vette Leader

Washington CNN — President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program is at the mercy of the courts, and student loan borrowers could wait weeks, if not months, to learn whether the program will go into effect. Approximately 16 million people have already been eligible for up to $20,000 in federal student loan forgiveness – and … Read more

What borrowers need to know while student loan forgiveness hangs in the balance – CNBC | Vette Leader

Olga Ryazantseva | Istock | Getty Images After applying for student loan forgiveness, some borrowers are getting what appears to be good news from the US Department of Education. “We have reviewed your application and determined that you are eligible for loan relief under the plan,” Secretary of Education Miguel A. Cardona said in a … Read more

Controls and imbalances: Will Live Nation’s PAC speak now after Taylor Swift’s debacle? -Forbes | Vette Leader

Today we’re going to take a look at Live Nation’s PAC Everything has changedexamine Ron DeSantis’ personal finances and see House Republican plans. AFollowing this week’s glitch in ticket sales for Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour, lawmakers are wondering whether they should have rejected Ticketmaster’s 2010 merger with Live Nation. If Swift were to explain the … Read more

Student debtors refuse to pay back loans: ‘I’m not going to feed this monster anymore’ – New York Post | Vette Leader

Stick a fiscal fork in: These student loan debtors are done. As they grapple with a second legal backlash for President Biden’s estimated $430 billion student debt relief plan, some disgruntled borrowers told The Post that they would never pay another penny on their massive bills — no matter how themselves this could affect their … Read more

What you should know if you’ve applied for student loan forgiveness – The Associated Press – en Español | Vette Leader

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden’s plan to forgive up to $20,000 on federal student loans was blocked by two federal courts, and millions of borrowers wonder what happens next. The administration intends to appeal. Here’s what you should know if you’ve applied for relief: WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW? While the application for discharge was … Read more

4 charts showing how tuition costs, student loan borrowing and aid have changed over time – CNN | Vette Leader

Washington CNN — College costs aren’t skyrocketing — at least for now, considering the average amount of scholarships students receive. Most schools offer scholarships, money that students do not have to pay back, making the actual amount they pay for college, known as the “net cost,” less than the published sticker price. A combination of … Read more