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Is There a Student Loan Crisis? Not in Payments Joel Elvery Cleveland Fed, 05.16.16 The number of people obtaining student loans is rising—and so is the average loan balance. But a Cleveland Fed economist notes that monthly payment amounts are less of a hindrance than many believe. Show More Summary
You've just graduated from college and you're feeling invincible. Student loans are a burden, but other than that you're ready to take on the world. But what if you're in an accident or have a health issue? Before you head out into the world, take a few minutes to think about health insurance. Show More Summary
Between student loan debt projected to hit $17 trillion (the same today's US GDP) by 2030, and the fact that over 40% of student borrowers aren't making any payments on their loans, the table is already set for a new financial crisis...Show More Summary
American students graduating from college in 2016 have no doubt earned many distinctions during their respective tenures, but as they get set to explore the infinite abyss they’re about to earn another — record debt. That is: the highest-ever amount of debt faced by recent college graduates, defined as those between the ages of 22... Show More Summary
New research from WalletHub finds that Voorhees, New Jersey and College Park, Georgia are among the cities where graduates suffer the most from student loan debt.
Wrapping up a medical residency, most doctors are focused on establishing themselves in their chosen field, joining a practice and starting the long process of paying down the student loans that have piled up over the previous decade. But as William Lile concluded his obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Florida in 1999, […]
``"After controlling for various student characteristics and parental income, we found that having student loan debt when people graduated or dropped out of college compromised their ability to accumulate wealth afterward," said principal investigator Min Zhan, a professor of social work at the University of Illinois. Show More Summary
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At Hampshire College’s commencement, Reina Gossett asks, “What do we want to grow?” Do you have student loans, after suffering violence or other forms of discrimination in school? Take Know Your IX’s survey. The Supreme Court reaffirmed yesterday that federal agencies have wide latitude when it comes to implementing their own regulations. Show More Summary
Image credit: Day to Day Finance As per recent reports, the student loan debt of the nation has tremendously expanded since the last decade. As more and more individuals are attending college these days, there's also a constant demand for student loans. Show More Summary
If money is tight and you can’t afford your student loan payment, there are relief options available. It can be confusing to navigate them all, but this interactive tool gives you an idea of the options you likely qualify for, then helps you get started with them. Read more...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Student loan debt may negatively impact young people's ability to accumulate wealth after they graduate or drop out of college, a new study suggests. People who had outstanding balances on their student loans whenShow More Summary
A growing number of students need to borrow — and borrow heavily — to finance their college educations. And giving them more information about their debt may help change their borrowing habits. Continue reading ? The post What happens when colleges warn students about loan debt? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The burden of student loan debt continues to increase. With more than $1.3 trillion of student loandebt outstandingand an election looming, politicians are making some big promises. Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, has promised to "enable Americans with existing student loan debt to refinance at current rates." Donald [...]
New student loan interest rates announced. Are they lower or higher?
Medicine is a notoriously grueling career, with punishing hours, rampant burnout and the threat of crippling student loan debt. And for women, the landscape can be even bleaker. New findings suggest that 30 percent of top women clinician-researchers...Show More Summary
On the surface, United Student Aid Funds v. Bible has nothing to do with LGBT rights. It’s a case involving a very technical dispute about student loan repayments, collection costs for borrowers who default, and how to interpret the Education Department’s regulations on this subject. Show More Summary
If you have more student loan debt than you can handle, you might qualify for income-based repayment (IBR). You still have to pay your loan in full, but IBR lowers your monthly minimum payment. Student Loan Hero’s IBR calculator gives you an idea of how much you can expect to pay. Read more...