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Another plan to ease the student-loan burden

Jun 9, 2014
This one will expand the pay-as-you go program for government loans
Posted In: student loans, debt, President Obama
A health-care reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair at California's Pasadena City College in 2013.

Deciphering financial aid offers for college

Apr 25, 2014
If a financial aid package looks too good to be true, it probably is.
Posted In: student loans, financial aid, student debt

More work study, less financial aid?

Apr 24, 2014
Should the government encourage more college students to enter work study programs rather than apply for large financial aid packages?
Posted In: financial aid, college, student loans

Ask Carmen: Tips for choosing student loans

Jan 17, 2014
What kind of loans should you take out for graduate school? Find out when student loan expert Heather Jarvis joins host Carmen Wong Ulrich to answer callers' questions.
Posted In: student loans, fafsa, financial aid

Ask Carmen: Dropping dead weight

Dec 6, 2013
Financial resolutions, cutting back frivolous spending and big student loans. Must be another round of Ask Carmen!
Posted In: ask carmen, Personal Finance, student loans

Keeping an eye on student loans from non-banks

Dec 3, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to expand its supervision of student loans to those servicers that operate outside of the banking system.
Posted In: student loans, CFPB

JPMorgan Chase will stop making student loans

Sep 6, 2013
The country's biggest bank could stop taking new applications in October.
Posted In: student loans, JPMorgan Chase

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

Maine Senator Angus King wants to make banking boring again

Jul 31, 2013
Senator Angus King of Maine explains why he supports reintroducing Glass-Steagall and shares his thoughts on the rising costs of higher education.
Posted In: Glass-Steagall, student loans, higher education, bank regulations

Student loan interest rate capped at 8.25%

Jul 26, 2013
The compromise approved by the Senate puts a ceiling on the interest rates for undergraduate student loans.
Posted In: student loans, interest rates, higher education, student debt