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Student Loan Interest Rate Increases

Student loan interest rates are set to increase from 4.5% to 12% for many this September.  For those currently at university in England, the interest rate on student loans is calculated by adding 3% to the retail price index (RPI) measure of inflation which is based on the changes in a range of costs over…

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The Finance Roundup

Interest rates set to rise The Bank of England has hinted that a rise in the interest rates could happen sooner than expected. Currently sitting at 0.5 percent, some economists are predicting a rise could come as soon as May this year. This would mean the cost of borrowing money will rise, and people will…

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