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What your dollars need to know about maine accounts

When you move to a new city, you need your money as accessible as it can be — especially if you're lucky enough to get a refund from the finance office after your student loans come through.
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By CHELSEA COOK  |  September 14, 2012
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Student loans tying you down?

In late June DePaul University graduate student Marty Gleason went public about his mounting load of debt in an appeal to Congress to keep the interest rate on student loans at 3.4 percent.
Congress’s latest fix won’t give you much help
By DEANNA ISAACS  |  September 14, 2012
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DIY Education

In light of recent budget cuts in average Americans' bank accounts, and the increasingly skyrocketing cost of higher education, Phoenix University (we regret the acronym, but University of Phoenix was taken) has opened its (paper) doors.
save some dough and take our classes!
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 14, 2012
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Surviving your first year

I made it through my first year at college, and am beginning my second now — so my memories are still fresh, as well as the lessons I learned along the way.
The intern’s guide to getting it right
By MELISSA NELSON  |  September 14, 2012