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CFPB to look at college-backed financial products aimed at students

Feb 15, 2013
Many colleges now offer student loans and grants on debit cards, without disclosing their agreements with banks. That's caught the federal government's attention.
Posted In: student loan, student debt, grants

Debt relief could be on the way for some students

Dec 17, 2012
A new student debt plan, known as 'Pay As You Earn', could make monthly payments smaller and some debts disappear altogether.
Posted In: higher education, student loan, federal student loans

As Americans pay off credit cards, student loan debt grows

Sep 10, 2012
Credit card delinquency rates are near record lows, but student loan debt is filling the void and that could affect the job market
Posted In: credit card debt, student loan

It's refund time on college campuses

Aug 16, 2012
The beginning of the new semester means that many students receiving financial aid can look forward to large "refund" checks from their grants or loans.
Posted In: student loan, college

Student loans as an incentive to move to Niagara Falls

Jul 3, 2012
Niagara Falls offers to help new residents with their student loans, the latest incentive cities have offered in efforts to revitalize themselves.
Posted In: student loan, Niagara Falls

Congress to decide on transportation bill, student loan rates

Jun 25, 2012
House lawmakers have until the end of the week to deal with two big economic issues. One is a two year transportation funding bill that puts about three million jobs at stake. The other is how to keep student loan interest rates from doubling for millions of new borrowers.
Posted In: student loan, Transportation, Congress

Small talk: Facebook predictions, traffic down, paying loans in cash

May 25, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Facebook can predict the stock market, U.S. traffic is down (but not on L.A.'s 405 freeway), and paying off loans with cash.
Posted In: Facebook, Traffic, student loan

Fact checking the student loan debate

May 8, 2012
The latest Congressional fight is over how to deal with a student loan interest hike set for the summer. But what's the real bottom line?
Posted In: student loan

President Obama to discuss student loan rate increase

Apr 20, 2012
Interest rates on federal student loans are set to double on July 1. The president is urging Congress to stop that increase.
Posted In: student loan, college

A possible change for bankruptcy and student loans

Mar 21, 2012
Current laws make it very hard for student loans to be forgiven. There's a proposal now in Congress that would change that.
Posted In: bankruptcy, student loan, debt

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