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Landlord is father of claimant's child

peterdelamothe - 23/09/2016

1972? I was 15 myself then....I remember lots leaving school at 15 and plenty of dismay about those ...

G8 and Post Master's Degree Loans

cheriehinchliffe - 23/09/2016

Thanks for your advice - just got guidance from our training team and we are using 30% and dividi ...

Cant obtain studnet breakdown

Andrew_Galliers - 23/09/2016

As far as I am aware the letter does not really give you the break down you want either.  Th ...

G8 and Post Master's Degree Loans

pbirks - 23/09/2016

no, i think you use the 30% of the maximum loan.

The fees are averaged at 7k, not indiv ...

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