Tag: Programs

Student Loan Assistance Programs: What You Need to Know

When I graduated from college, I was one of the “lucky ones” with a lower-than-average student debt load. While I “only” had $ 10,000 in loans, it still took me seven years to pay them off. These days, with the average student loan debt for the Class of 2018 looming at $ 29,800, it could…

Best Reward Cards: Top Rewards Credit Card Programs

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Goodale hints prison needle programs could be changed

By Jim BronskillThe Canadian Press Tues., Nov. 27, 2018 OTTAWA—Prison needle-exchange programs that guards say will endanger their health and safety could get another look, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale signalled Tuesday. The federal prison service has already set up needle programs at institutions in Ontario and New Brunswick in a bid to reduce the…

Trump’s budget cuts to domestic, aid programs draw Republican scorn

By Richard Cowan and Roberta Rampton | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s first budget outline, calling for a security-heavy realignment of federal spending, drew resistance on Thursday from his fellow Republicans in the U.S. Congress as many balked at proposed deep cuts to diplomatic and foreign aid programs. Conservatives have plenty to like in the…