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Meet the 2016 RNC Pages
ABC News' Olivia Smith interviews Grace Palmer and Andrew Israel, two of the students selected to be pages for the Republican National Convention.
Smithsonian Exhibits Personal Items of Artists Jackson Pollock and Frida Kahlo
ABC News' Serena Marshall takes us behind the scenes at the Smithsonian Institution.
Bad and Good News for College Students
I recently received two dispatches about college students, one full of gloom and one of cheer, both worth passing along. Let’s begin in the dark and move to the light. Student Loan Scams The National Foundation for Credit Counseling contacted me with word that college student loan scams are
Here’s Help For 20-Somethings Who Are Screwing Up Their Finances
It’s not often that a problem and a solution land in your inbox within hours of each other, but I swear that’s what happened. First, the website Credit Karma alerted me to its survey showing 7 out of 10 Americans make a drastic financial mistake in their late teens or early 20s then spend years
Beware Online Loan Scammers
Dear ABC News Fixer: I tried for a loan online and was stupid enough to send more than $3,000. They said it was for various things like processing fees, or because I had bad credit, or for insurance on the loan. They keep giving me the runaround. This all started back in March and we are still
4 Ways That Getting Out of Debt Can Go Terribly Wrong
Debt isn’t something that can be fixed quickly. It takes time, perseverance, commitment to self-improvement and sometimes, a lot of trial and error. Unfortunately, many people fail to realize this and wind up devising some terrible plans to get themselves out of debt. So, to help you from making
Rand Paul's Full Speech Announcing 2016 Presidential Bid
The GOP candidate officially starts his campaign to win his party's nomination for president.
3 Signs Your 'Loan' Is Really a Scam
[This week is National Consumer Protection Week and so The ABC News Fixer is here to share tips all week long to help keep your money safe in some common financial situations. Check The ABC News Fixer homepage at ABCNews.com/Fixer for these and many, many more financial tips.] What kind of crook
National Consumer Protection Week: Loan Scams
Hi I'm stepping he's ever and ABC news stakes here this week is national consumer protection week and each day we're gonna be telling you about one of the worst scans. And how you can avoid falling victim. Today its advance team loans and here's how it works scam artist contact people who have bad
5 Tips for Tackling Your Student Loans as a Couple
February may be a month for romance, but nothing kills the mood faster than a mountain of shared student loan debt. As more people graduate college with higher student loan balances than ever before, it’s rare to find a couple these days that isn't dealing with debt. In my work at SoFi, a student