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Flash mob protests against pipeline loans

MADISON (WKOW) – Climate activists staged a lightning dance outside a downtown bank as part of a protest to pressure Wall Street banks to end their loans for the “Line 3 replacement pipeline project”. The “Stop the Money Pipeline” coalition has launched the national “# DefundLine3” campaign and the organization …

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Disaster loans now available to deal with drought

ST. PAUL – The board of directors of the Rural Finance Authority (RFA) of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture has determined that there is an emergency in Minnesota due to the drought, making zero-interest loans immediately available for Minnesota farmers whose operations are suffering from lack of rain. “This zero-interest …

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Student loan refinancing rates now start at less than 2%. But here are 5 questions to ask yourself before you refinance

MarketWatch has promoted these products and services because we believe readers will find them useful. We may earn a commission if you purchase products through our links, but our recommendations are independent of any compensation we may receive. Refinance Your Student Loans, Especially In Today’s Low Interest Rate Environment – …

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Disaster loans available for storm damage in June

Staff reports Businesses and residents of Indiana affected by severe storms and floods on June 18 and 19 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the US Small Business Administration. The disaster declaration covers the counties of Jefferson and Monroe and the adjacent counties of Jackson, Brown, Clark, Greene, Jennings, …

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Insurers see mortgage loans jump

(Yonhap) Major South Korean insurers have seen their mortgages grow at a rapid pace over the past year due to rising demand, industry data showed on Tuesday. Mortgages from leading life insurer Samsung Life Insurance jumped 17.2 percent year-on-year to 21.3 trillion won ($ 18.6 billion) at the end of …

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