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New programs ease student debt burden, a little

The U.S. Department of Education today announced two changes to its student loan program designed to ease debt burdens for some borrowers, but if you dig into the details, it won't be the kind of relief occupiers of Wall Street and elsewhere are demanding. One change will reduce interest rates...
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Obama Announces Expansion Of Student Loan Relief Plan That Will Help 5 Million With College Debt

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (8 months ago)

The White House announced Monday that President Obama's income based education loan repayment plan would be extended by executive order, lessening the burden on 5 million borrowers. The executive order directs the Secretary of Educa... Read Post

Q&A: Will Obama's New Student Loan Plan Lessen My Debt?

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

President Obama announced his new “Pay As You Earn” proposal today, designed to ease the burden of student loans. His administration says it will reduce monthly payments for 1.5 million borrowers, consolidate loans, and reduce inter... Read Post

Cutbacks Are Looming for Law School Income-Based Repayment Programs

Business & Finance / Taxes : TaxProf Blog (25 minutes ago)

Following up on this morning's post, NY Times: Has IBR Solved the Student Loan Crisis?: New York Times, A Quiet Revolution in Helping Lift the Burden of Student Debt: The change in college financing has a potentially serious drawbac... Read Post

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