DENVER — All U.S. households would have access to high-speed Internet within Hillary Clinton’s first term in office and young entrepreneurs could defer their college loans while launching start-ups, under a broad technology agenda she released Tuesday. Putting off loan payments for up to three years would allow greater latitude for some of those most likely […]
Hillary Clinton will propose allowing entrepreneurs to defer making student loan payments, as part of a sweeping technology agenda she plans to introduce on Tuesday. Clinton's campaign says she would permit start-up founders and early...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton will propose allowing entrepreneurs to defer making student loan payments, as part of a technology agenda she plans to introduce on Tuesday. Clinton's campaign says she would permit start-up founders and early employees to forgo payments on their federal student loans for up to three years.
Student loan deals and incentives for start-ups in poor neighborhoods are among her tech proposals
More borrowers are taking advantage of income-dependent repayment plans that make monthly expenses less burdensome and provide the possibility of debt forgiveness. Separately, the department erased $132 million in student loans for former...Show More Summary
Burdensome student loan debt is hampering the ability for the younger generations to start their own companies. At least, that's the trending belief. That may not be true, though.
Even law school graduates aren’t immune
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The rate on direct loans for undergraduates will be 3.76 percent, down from 4.29 percent. For graduate students, it will be 5.31 percent, down from 5.84 percent.
A survey of 1000 college students found, amongst other things, worries about student loans.
Here's "student loan debt" part 2. Russ Feingold has launched a campaign to ease the burden of student loans. As former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold aims to unseat GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, he is promoting a social media campaign advocating for a proposal that would allow students to refinance their loans.
If you are like millions of other graduates, you might've experienced sticker shock when you received your first student loan bill after graduation. While taking out a student loan to complete your degree seemed like a good plan at the time, you might be having some regrets when faced with the...
If you don't have a great job like 50 Cent's toddler, paying for college can be really tough. The rest of us have to get pretty sneaky to buy those very valuable English bachelor degrees, by filing for bankruptcy or selling our organs. Show More Summary
What's in a name? Just because your private student loan uses the term "student loan" doesn't mean it is one. At least for purposes of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, a student loan must be from an "eligible educational institution" to be considered nondischargeable. Show More Summary
Gradifi founder Tim DeMello doesn’t have an outbound sales team. That’s how big the student loan problem is. When Boston based Gradifi first launched its student loan paydown plan, 456 companies reached out wanting to sign up for the...Show More Summary
In the late 90's, Gregg was hired to administer a small Novell network at EduLoans, a student loan processing company. What it amounted to though was a toxic waste cleanup at a Superfund site. To say his predecessor, Loretta, was underqualified was a blunt understatement. Show More Summary
“Whether you train at say, East 15 or Rose Bruford as an actor, do a maths degree at Oxford, or read history at Durham, the fees are the same. Student loan entitlement, extended in a limited form to postgraduate courses from this autumn, applies to all first degrees. It’s financially no harder for drama students […]
Student loan repayment. Lengthy parental leave. Unlimited vacation. Company-paid wedding expenses. If it seems like the menu of employee benefits is turning into an ever more varied and sundry buffet of assorted perks, it is. The twentieth...Show More Summary
Perhaps you thought reporters had exhausted the reservoir of stories about jobless law school graduates struggling to pay off their student loans. Think again! If anything, I'm guessing this depressing genre is about to see a whole second...Show More Summary
Although the burden of repaying student loan debt can delay life goals like buying a home, pursuing a higher degree, or starting a business, it's possible that theimpact of student loan debt on homeownership been overstated. That's an argument put forward by Susan Dynarski, a professor of public policy, education, and [...]