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Is Mike Huckabee wrong about housing?

Presidential candidate says student debt makes housing unaffordable
Despite the election being 18 months away, the campaign is already in full swing. Recently, one candidate for the White House actually said something that gives us at HousingWire a little hope for the next 18 months, however right or wrong his statement may be.
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TransUnion: Student loans do not impact housing

Student debt keeps growing but homebuyers still buying
Despite the level of student loan debt rising to well above $1 trillion, young buyers are not being inhibited from obtaining a mortgage due to their debt, according to a new report from TransUnion. In fact, not only are younger consumers with student debt able to get a mortgage, they are also quite adept at making their payments as well.
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Wealthier Americans mean a bigger bond market

More liquidity means more debt
The Federal Reserve published its latest report on U.S. household wealth, which shows that even while Americans are getting more wealthy, they are also taking on a lot more debt. This is great news for the bond market since, more and more, these auto loans, student loans and credit cards are finding their way into the bond market.
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Hey CNBC, shut up about millennials already

Your advice is patronizing, contradictory and just plain wrong
CNBC’s analysts seem to view millennials as a giant homogenous mound of humans who all think the same way, look the same way, do the same things and look at the world in the exact same way. And every day, CNBC’s analysts opine on why millennials aren’t buying homes, or buying stocks or buying whatever else it is that CNBC thinks is important that day.
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Warren’s student loan bill blocked by Senate Republicans

Is the “crush” of student loan debt here to stay?
The bill is just the latest in a line of legislation to fall victim to the warring parties in Congress. Republicans accused Warren and the Democrats of playing politics by putting the bill forward, knowing that it had little chance to pass.
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