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- who now says take your 1098 deductions whenever you can, and whose own now multi-decade student loan saga in the Dantean Hell of debt anxiety, forms processing, crass servicing employees, nasty school registration officials who should be thankful (thankful! Right?) that they are getting tuition money in, and who did I forget? Oh, yes, dealing with careless monolithic corporate bureaucracies who just want to suck the lifeblood out of young people just trying to improve themselves in the face of callous political higher-ed policies prompted by essentially jealous people or wealthy ones whose ideas of giving their OWN kids a leg up is to break the legs of the kids' competition, eh where am I going with this? Oh, I want to mention that the only balm that prevents me from being one of these front-page Wall Street Journal hard-luck types is that I went to law school and can read a regulation, and finance and accounting degrees didn't hurt, so that I could figure out the pre-tax value of NOT having to pay interest over a period. (Whew, finally a period in this paragraph, eh?) Well, the whole saga would not make interesting reading, but the sense I get is that it would be well familiar to many people on this board.

Too much coffee today, W505a? ;)

Lady I, caffeine free for 15 years now. (well except for chocolate) :P~
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