student loans


Tuition snapshot: Parents, high-income families paying less for college

Jul 23, 2013
According to a new report from student loan servicer Sallie Mae, parents are shelling out less money for their kid's college tuition. Before you break out the champagne, let's explore those numbers.
Posted In: higher education, student loans, student debt, Tuition

Dealing with a large amount of student debt

Jul 5, 2013
Two young adults share their stories of how student loan debt has impacted their lives since graduating from college.
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Sallie Mae just wanted to celebrate its birthday. Instead, it infuriated Twitter

May 13, 2013
Why is Sallie Mae trending on Twitter? The story of a birthday mishap.
Posted In: student debt, student loans, sallie mae

Why you shouldn't go back to school

May 10, 2013
In her new book, "Don't Go Back to School," author Kio Stark discusses why scores of people think traditional higher education is a waste of money.
Posted In: higher education, student loans, student debt

U.S. seeks to increase oversight of student loan servicers

Mar 15, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to institute rules for certain non-bank loan servicers. What’s the likely result of the rules for borrowers and the industry?
Posted In: CFPB, student loans, higher education

Americans are getting back together...with their debt

Mar 12, 2013
Americans are reigniting their love affair with debt. Sure, it spurred a financial crisis. But it's also good for the economy.
Posted In: auto loans, student loans, debt

The trouble with refinancing a student loan

Feb 18, 2013
So why can't students cash in on these crazy low interest rates, anyway?
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Refinancing my mortgage is easy: How about my student loans?

Feb 15, 2013
Campus Progress wants students to be able to take advantage of low interest rates available for mortgages and car loans.
Posted In: student loans, refinancing, Education, higher education

Universities crack down on delinquent student borrowers

Feb 5, 2013
Yale and other universities are suing graduates who did not pay back Perkins low-income student loans because the funds for new loans come from former students paying back their debts.
Posted In: Education, higher education, student loans

Student loans and bankruptcy

Sep 7, 2012
All kinds of loans can get dismissed in bankruptcy work, except for student loans. But there are some exceptions to this rule.
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