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Dennis Quaid, 65, gets engaged to 26-year-old PhD student

Dennis Quaid, 65, gets engaged to 26-year-old PhD student

Entertainment
Hollywood veteran Dennis Quaid has got engaged to his 26-year-old girlfriend, PhD student Laura Savoie.The 65-year-old actor, who is best known for starring in the 90s comedy classic The Parent Trap and sci-fi thriller The Day After Tomorrow, told US media how he popped the question in Hawaii. Image: Quaid has been married three times, including to actress Meg Ryan Speaking to entertainment outlet Extra, he said: "It happened on the very northernmost point of Oahu, at Turtle Bay."It was kind of spontaneous. It was very much of a surprise."Quaid went on to reveal he had been planning to propose to his beau - who he has been dating since June - for more than a month. Advertiseme...
Student debt is a ‘top tier’ issue in 2020 presidential campaign. What the candidates are proposing

Student debt is a ‘top tier’ issue in 2020 presidential campaign. What the candidates are proposing

Finance
Democratic presidential hopefuls in partnership with Univision at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas on September 12, 2019.Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty ImagesStudent loan borrowers have reason to pay close attention to the 2020 presidential campaign.Many of the Democratic presidential candidates have detailed plans to address what increasingly is called a student loan crisis.Education debt in the U.S. has eclipsed credit card and auto debt. Today the average college graduate leaves school $ 30,000 in the red, up from $ 10,000 in the 1990s, and nearly 1 in 3 student loan borrowers are in delinquency or default. Research has shown that the debt makes it harder for people to buy houses and cars, start businesses and families, save or invest.More than half of Americans say student ...

What to Do If You're a Victim of a Student Loan Scam

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]You can t undo the damage that s already been done but you can stop scammers from ruining your life further Image source Getty Images Student loan debt has become a 1 5 trillion crisis in our country and where there s a crisis there are scammers hoping to capitalize Latest Articles in
Here’s why the student loan crisis is far worse for black borrowers

Here’s why the student loan crisis is far worse for black borrowers

Finance
Photo: WikicommonsWhen Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren earlier this week unveiled the details of her bill to cancel student debt, she stressed how it would deliver significant financial relief to borrowers of color. "The day our bill gets signed into law, that black-white wealth gap would shrink by 25 points," the Massachusetts senator said. Under the proposal, introduced along with Rep. James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., borrowers with household incomes under $ 100,000 would get $ 50,000 of their student debt forgiven. Higher earners would get a smaller share of their debt voided.Black borrowers do stand to benefit greatly from Warren's bill. That's because, by almost every measure, the student debt crisis has hit them especially hard. "The racial wealth gap is both the biggest ...