Education Loan Defaulters Disqualified From Applying For SBI Jobs: Court

Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has issued a notice to the State Bank of India ordering that applicants defaulting on loan payments should be disqualified and barred from applying for jobs at the bank. In its recruitment drive for Probationery Officers, Junior Associates and Junior Agricultural Associates, the bank has said those who have defaulted on loan repayments, even for credit cards, will not be eligible to apply. The decision has left many like Ravi Kumar – a young engineer from Chennai – shattered. Ravi has still not…

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With Omicron’s rise, Americans brace for returning to school and work

In two short weeks, as the year closed out, the omicron variant drove coronavirus case counts to record levels, upended air travel and left gaping staffing holes at police departments, firehouses and hospitals. And that was at a time many people were off for the holiday season. Now comes Monday, with millions of Americans having traveled back home to start school and work again, and no one is sure of what comes next. Most of the nation’s largest school districts have decided to forge ahead and remain open, at least…

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High inflation points to bigger Social Security cost-of-living adjustment for 2023

Tara Moore | Getty Images Retirees who are feeling the pinch of higher prices, take heart: There could be a much bigger Social Security cost-of-living adjustment next year. A preliminary estimate from The Senior Citizens League, a non-partisan senior group, finds that the 2023 cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, could be as high as 7.6%, based on the latest Consumer Price Index data. In comparison, the Social Security COLA for 2022 in January was 5.9%, the highest bump in 40 years. Data released Thursday found that the Consumer Price Index for all…

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What is a grace period for student loans?

Student loans are great financial tools for people who can’t afford to pay for their education outright. As the price of education is increasing, more and more people are finding themselves taking out student loans to cover the costs. Even though student loans can be useful, the interest rates might make them difficult to pay back. That’s where a grace period comes in. It’s not easy for students to get a job as soon as they graduate. They might need some time to save up money and get on their…

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Jamia Hamdard Distance Learning Admission: Registration Ends On April 30 For BBA, BCA, BCom

Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, will close admissions for Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA) and Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) distance learning programmes on April 30. Students can apply for these programmes both online and offline. The registration fee for all three programmes is Rs 500. For the BBA and BCom programmes, the semester fee is Rs 12,000 and the exam fee is Rs 2,000. For the BCA programme, the semester fee is Rs 14,000. Prospectus and the application form can be downloaded from our website jamiahamdard.edu. For offline…

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How to Prepare for the End of COVID Student Loan Forbearance

Since March 2020, student loan borrowers have been given a break from paying their federal student loan payments. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., the government passed the CARES Act, a federal stimulus package designed to bolster the economy. It gave student borrowers financial relief by placing their payments in forbearance and slashing interest rates to 0 percent. That pause on payments has been extended several times, most recently in late December 2021 with student loan forbearance now scheduled to end on May 1, 2022. That gives borrowers time to…

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10 New Schools Of Specialised Excellence To Be Operational In Delhi From Academic Year 2022-23

Ten new schools of specialised excellence (SoSEs) will be operational in Delhi from the 2022-23 academic session and an Armed Forces Preparatory School (AFPS) will start operating in the Jharoda Kalan area, according to officials of the Directorate of Education (DoE). The total number of SoSEs operational in the academic session will be 31. “Ten more schools across four specialisations (four STEM, two humanities, two performing and visual arts and two high-end 21st-century skills) are being added, while the AFPS will be operational in Jharoda Kalan. Thus, the total number…

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Education Loan for Abroad Education at the Lowest Interest Rate

With the increasing cost of higher education, more and more students are now considering studying overseas, and to cover the expenses for the same, the majority of students apply for an overseas education loan. Not only does an education loan help students in paying for their tuition fees but if chosen wisely an education loan also helps with other things like tax benefits and in building a good credit score. The overseas education loan market is flooded however there are certain financial institutions that offer an education loan at a…

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OMC Recruitment 2022: Recruitment is going on for 12th and graduate pass, salary up to 29000

Mining Corporation Limited, OMC has issued a notification inviting applications from eligible candidates for recruitment to the posts of Electrician and Junior Accountant. Interested candidates can submit online application by visiting the official website of OMCL, omcltd.in. Note that the application process for the recruitment will start from January 18. A total of 29 vacancies will be filled through the recruitment process. In which 27 posts of Junior Accountant and 12 posts of Electrician are included. OMC Recruitment 2022: Educational Qualification: Candidates having Diploma in Computer Application / PGDCA with graduation from Commerce…

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Crypto ads banned by UK watchdog for failing to highlight risk Crypto ads banned by UK watchdog for failing to highlight risk

The U.K. advertising watchdog banned seven cryptocurrency ads on Wednesday and said they must not appear again. The Advertising Standards Authority said the ads were “banned for irresponsibly taking advantage of consumers’ inexperience and for failing to illustrate the risk of the investment.” The banned ads included a website and Twitter post from a pizza chain as well as a digital poster from a crypto exchange. The majority of the banned ads were put out by crypto exchanges and crypto trading platforms. Companies affected by the bans include eToro, Coinburp,…

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