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Living While Obama: Student Interest

President Obama speaks with graduating seniors and their parents on May 4 at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Va., during a roundtable discussion on the interest rates of federally subsidized student loans. Without congressional intervention, student-loan interest rates are set to double on July 1. Like The Root on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Read full article...
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Matt Taibbi On "The Dirty Little Secret" Inside The Student Loan Bubble

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge (2 years ago)

On the heels of President Obama’s signing of a measure keeping federally subsidized student loans at a relatively low rate through 2015, Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi exposes how the high price of U.S. college tuition and the federal ... Read Post

Student Loan Rates Double Without Congress’ Action

Business & Finance : The Curious Capitalist (2 years ago)

(WASHINGTON) — Interest rates on some new federally backed loans for college students are now double what they were last week. Subsidized Stafford loan interest rates went to 6.8 percent on Monday because Congress didn’t strike a de... Read Post

College Students Deliver Letters To Capitol Hill To Stop Student Loan Interest Rake Hike

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of college students could be in for a shock this summer when the interest rate on a popular federally subsidized student loan doubles unless Congress acts. College students on Tuesday delivered more than 1... Read Post

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