Russian ministries have recently put forward a plan to raise the quota for state sponsored students in all Russian universities in order to foster more positive Russian international relations. The Russian Science Ministry, Foreign Ministry...Show More Summary
We’ve spent quite a bit of time documenting the student loan bubble which has now ballooned to $1.3 trillion and has recently led The White House to reexamine how student debt is handled in bankruptcy. Further, we’ve taken an in-depth look at delinquency rates in an effor to determine just how dire the situation has become. Show More Summary
Spending quality time with your significant other in the backseat of a car is as American as apple pie and student loan debt. LL Cool J and Pharrell Williams have even recorded songs about it. Sometimes it’s cool to be spontaneous and have a little fun and since the 1950’s couples have been doing just that. Show More Summary
Learn how you can creatively manage your student loan debt without encountering the stress.
Amid lawsuits, scandals, shutdowns — not to mention the many former students who say they racked up huge student loan bills without getting an adequate education — enrollment at for-profit colleges in the U.S. continues to shrink. And students at 14 DeVry campuses in 11 cities will soon have to take their education online with the educator moving those … [More]
Studies show that the required counseling given to incoming college students often is dense, confusing and completed at the busiest time of the year.
In an interesting plea against student loan collectors, a man who practices Islam told the collectors that while he was born into the Islamic faith, when he signed the contracts for federal student loans he was not a practicing Muslim. Show More Summary
Investors in Navient Corp., the student loan behemoth formerly known as Sallie Mae, are finding out just how costly it can be when government regulators suspect wrongdoing. The company, the nation’s largest servicer of student loans, is in the crosshairs of financial regulators and prosecutors stretching from Massachusetts to Washington state. Show More Summary
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending LendIt, the largest annual conference about online lending, and participating as the moderator of a panel about the student loan market. During the conference, I saw a lot of great presentations about the industry. Show More Summary
Seven in ten college graduates in the United States now leave school with student loan debt, averaging about $29,000 per student. With this amount of debt early on in a graduate’s career, the compound stress of paying your loans, starting your first job and moving out on your own can be harmful. Show More Summary
Companies have been advertising services to help with FAFSA preparation, student loan consolidation, and more for financial education services. But does it make sense to pay for these services? Let's look at when it makes sense to pay for help with your education.
A couple of Republican senators have finally figured out how to reduce the cost of higher education: Yell at college students who keep blowing their student loan money on nice things that they do not deserve. Like Weed and porn, probably. Read more on Senate Republicans Have Had It With These College Kids And Their Luxurious Student Loans…
Student loans suck. We know that. And they suck in large part because the interest keeps accruing.If only God could help you out... That's the question "Amir" sent to Steve Rhode, Huffington Post's "Get Out of Debt Guy."Amir took out $32,000 in loans... but he owes $64,000 due to deferment and interest.
This is part of an ongoing series by Credible about how the 2016 presidential candidates would affect student loans and the financing of education for students and borrowers. For Bernie Sanders, the Independent Senator from Vermont with a foundation in democratic socialism, a run for the presidency is more about shaping the debate than winning. Show More Summary
Homeownership these days is less on the radar of young people compared to previous generations, economic experts say. Mounting student loan debt has put homeownership largely out of reach for some, while others see a home as more of a burden than a badge of honor.Read full article >>
UK doctors are unlikely to be able to repay their student loans over the course of their working lives, amassing huge debts by the time they graduate, in some cases. What's more, there are clear gender differences in the amount of cash required to service these debts, the analysis shows, with women paying more in interest, despite earning less than men.
This is part of an ongoing series by Credible about how the 2016 presidential candidates would affect student loans and the financing of education for students and borrowers. Mike Huckabee, the Evangelical minister and former Governor of Arkansas, will announce on May 5th whether or not he will seek the Republican nomination for the presidency. Show More Summary
Americans now owe nearly $1.2 trillion in student loans. The level of debt continues to rise even though the number of active borrowers has gone down since 2010. And even though Millennials are the poster generation for student debt,...Show More Summary
In an effort to address mounting concerns surrounding student loan debt, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently proposed a plan to provide two years of loan payments for graduates of New York colleges who remain in the state earning their degree and make less than $50,000 per year. Show More Summary
President Obama unveiled the Student Loan Bill of Rights which is designed to help borrowers of student loans have an easier time dealing with their lender and could lower the costs of student loans for borrowers.