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Rising tuition means higher debt burdens for students, but the job market remains weak, especially for students from lower-tier schools.

Should law schools pay if students don't get jobs?

Jul 29, 2015
Tuition and debt keep rising. Grads from non-elite schools face a weak market.
Posted In: Legal education, federal student loans, Law, loan student debt
Everest College is one of the college systems owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc.

Corinthian students get a break on their student loans

Jun 9, 2015
The Department of Education will forgive the federal loans many students who attended.
Posted In: Corinthian Colleges, federal student loans, student loan
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) applauds Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (L) during a ceremony honoring National Teacher of the Year award winner Sean McComb and individual state winners at the White House May 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. McComb teaches

Arne Duncan: 'Education beyond high school is absolutely necessary'

Oct 30, 2014
The Secretary of Education talks with Kai Ryssdal about new rules on 'gainful employment.'
Posted In: arne duncan, college, higher education, vocational schools, federal student loans

The challenge of funding a community college education

Jul 16, 2014
No access to federal student loans can imperil community college students.
Posted In: community college, federal student loans, education costs
Graduates

You can refinance a car, but not a student loan

Jun 4, 2014
A bill was introduced that allows students to re-finance their student loans.
Posted In: federal student loans, student debt, refinance

Are student loans big money makers?

Jul 31, 2013
It should be easy to figure out if the government makes money off of student loans. But it's not.
Posted In: federal student loans, student loan debt, student loans

Student debt: The burden on seniors

Jul 5, 2013
Most people think of student debt impacting folks in their 20s or 30s. But it's affecting older Americans as well.
Posted In: federal student loans, student loan debt, elderly

Congrats, you graduated! Now what about those student loans?

May 29, 2013
Despite some movement in Congress to alter the trajectory of what you might consider an incoming personal finance missile, interest rates on some government backed student loans are set to double on July 1.
Posted In: federal student loans, student debt, student loan, higher education

How bad is student loan debt in your state? (map)

May 17, 2013
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says the country now owes close to $1 trillion in student loan debts. But in some states, the problem is worse than others.
Posted In: student debt, federal student loans

College-bound? How to pay for higher education

Apr 12, 2013
Many soon-to-be high school graduates are settling on their choice of where to attend college. How does a family decide whether to pay for a student's dream school or a more economical alternative?
Posted In: college admissions, financial aid, applying to college, student loan, federal student loans

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