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Student Loan Loophole a Billion-Dollar Boon for Lenders

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Student Loan Loophole a Billion-Dollar Boon for Lenders

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Student Loan Loophole a Billion-Dollar Boon for Lenders

Student Loan Loophole a Billion-Dollar Boon for Lenders

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NPR's Anthony Brooks reports on a loophole in federal law regulating student loans that is allowing some lenders to earn billions of dollars in profits through high interest rates guaranteed by the federal government.

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