This guy is enrolling at the University of Miami’s law school this fall: So I will be taking out student loans to finance my legal education. I believe I am setting myself up well to get a p[ublic] s[ervice] l[oan] f[orgiveness] eligible job as I have been interning at a government agency (that has already [...]
Increase borrowing in January on autos and student loans but cut back on their credit card use
Despite warnings from various members of the Fed that Student Loans are becoming troublesome, we suspect President Obama's address this afternoon on expanding opportunities to go to college will be nothing but more pumping free money into a hyper-inflating (and increasingly worthless) higher education system... Show More Summary
I feel very lucky that I had to google “How do student loans work?” because I don’t need them.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) laid out a new plan to dramatically lower the federal student loan interest rate on Thursday… READ MORE The post Sen. Warren: Higher Ed, Not Debt appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
It's like the government is doing dumb things with student loans on purpose.
"Do we invest in students, or millionaires?" she asked. The post Elizabeth Warren: Let’s Tax Millionaires To Lower Student Loan Interest Rates appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Tips how to pay off your student loan in a smart way. The post How To Pay Off Your Student Loans In A Smart Way appeared first on Lifehack.
Repaying student loans is something that can take a lifetime or a little bit of time, depending on your financial commitments, your support circle, and your focus. By the time I started on my second master’s, I had already been in and out of debt two times for school. So, by the third time, I Keep Reading ?
Some of our readers may have missed our post from September 2012 in which we showed that far from being used for their generally accepted purpose, student loans - now well over $1 trillion and more than the total credit card debt outstanding - in numerous instances are instead abused to fund virtually everything else besides paying for tuition. Show More Summary
It is no secret that education is the surest route to a better life, but for tens of thousands of low-income students in developing nations, high costs means that access to it continues to be the stuff of fantasy. Student loans are notoriously hard to come by outside of the U.S. Show More Summary
More institutions are offering student loan refinancing, but it pays to do your homework before jumping in
With outstanding student debt now over $1 trillion in the U.S., it’s clear that college grads are struggling mightily to make payments and refinance their debt. Meanwhile, thanks to decades of plummeting borrowing costs, millions upon millions of consumers have been able to refinance mortgages and begin paying down debt. Show More Summary
According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, college graduates owe more than a trillion dollars in student loan debt. In… READ MORE The post Will Write for Tuition appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
Sallie Mae is the country’s largest originator and servicer of student loans and a regular contender in our Worst Company in America tournament. They’re about to become two much-hated companies, spinning off their loan servicing, loan management, and collections as a new company called Navient. Sallie Mae announced its plans to do this back in May of 2013, but now … [More]
How do the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") and the Higher Education Act of 1965 ("HEA") interact, when it comes to the information a university reports to a credit agency related to student loan indebtedness? That was the question before the Third Circuit in Seamans v. Temple University. Background Edward......
With student loan debt at record levels and a jump in interest rates last year, the notion of refinancing student… READ MORE The post Student Lenders Test Refinancing Waters appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a federal lawsuit against a well-known for-profit college chain, alleging the company exploited its students and pushed them into high-cost private student loans that were likely to endShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer watchdog said on Wednesday it has sued ITT Educational Services Inc for what the agency says are predatory student lending practices that could lead borrowers to default on their loans.