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Reduce burden of private student loans

I suggest an interest holiday, or a switch to monthly compound interest rather than daily, on private student loans which are subject to regulation by the federal government. I also suggest repeal of the 2005 provision which made private student loans non-dischargeable in bankruptcy. The reduced debt loads will encourage aspiring entrepreneurs to take more risks. Likely entrepreneurs are often young, educated professionals ...more »

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Student loan forgiveness for working in an LMI or HUBZone

Problem: It is difficult for small businesses in LMI (Low and Moderate Income) and HubZone areas to hire recent college graduates. It is difficult for the recent graduates to afford to work for these businesses, particularly given high student loan payments. Solution: Provide loan forgiveness for recent graduates who go to work for a small business in an LMI or HubZone area. Benefit: Reduces loan burden for recent ...more »

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