Laura Hart says that if she had gotten a five-year loan instead of a seven-year loan, she wouldn't have let the dealer talk her into buying an extended warranty, and maybe she would have bought a less expensive car.
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Nearly two-dozen U.S. senators are calling on Kathleen Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to investigate a loan servicer called the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency.
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Itzel Alarcon recently moved into a rental development near Denver. She says she's renting for now because she saw relatives hurt by the housing crash and is worried that home values might drop again.
Bob Orozco, 89, has been in fitness his entire adult life. He began working for the Laguna Niguel YMCA in 1984 and leads the Silver Sneakers Club, a free fitness program for Medicare beneficiaries. "I probably will work until something stops me," Orozco says.
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Stefan Krasowski, co-founder of the Reach For The Miles meetup, stands in front of Krak des Chevaliers in western Syria. The war-torn country was the last one that Krasowski, who has since turned 40, had yet to visit.
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Cameron and Katlynn Fischer celebrated their April wedding in Colorado. But the day before, Cameron was in such bad shape from a bachelor party hangover that he headed to an emergency room to be rehydrated. That's when their financial headaches began.
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