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Mar 21, 2023

Hold onto your hats folks, because we're diving headfirst into the Silicon Valley Bank failure. I will explain why the government intervened when they did and what they did to combat the rising panic in the banking industry. I’ll also explore the potential implications of this failure on interest rates for mortgages and student loans, and why it’s important for you to stay informed. Additionally, I will share my analysis of the government's potential strategy on student loan forgiveness, and the reasons behind the denial of some Parent PLUS consolidation applications. So sit back, relax, and join me as we dive in.

In today’s episode, you'll find out:

  • What is the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and why is it important
  • Why SVB failed
  • What a “bank run” is and why it’s bad
  • What can cause a bank to fail
  • What the government can do to help a failing bank
  • Why the government stepped in when it did during the SVB failing
  • How SVB failing can affect you as a consumer 
  • How the failure of SVB can lead to changes in interest rates and affect loans and mortgages
  • Why the federal government may put a longer pause on student loan repayments
  • Why Parent PLUS consolidation applications may be getting denied more often
  • What the Parent PLUS consolidation loophole is


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