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As student loan payments restart, borrowers feel the pinch. The economy might too.

Oct 2, 2023
Obligations resuming after three years could be a rude awakening for some. But by itself, it's not likely to start a recession, experts say.
The return of student loan obligations probably won’t tip us into a recession, but millions of Americans will feel the financial pinch, said Shannon Seery of Wells Fargo.
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Federal student aid office has a big to-do list in 2023, but the same budget

Dec 29, 2022
The office will have to manage student loan forgiveness — if that clears Supreme Court challenges — and the resumption of loan payments after a pandemic pause.
The Supreme Court will hear challenges to the administration's student debt forgiveness policy in February.
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Student loan debt is changing - what's your experience?

Students with large loan balances aren't defaulting, but they're not reducing their debt either.
About 60 percent of those who went to college had to take out student loans to pay for it. 
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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.

If students default, should colleges pay up?

May 20, 2015
A Senate committee is considering changes to college loan default rules.

Colleges Put Students To Work

Feb 18, 2015
A Texas College that is revamping itself to be staffed by students.

For public good, not for profit.

Cutting interest rates on student debt

Nov 21, 2014
Wells Fargo has launched a loan modification program for student loan customers.

Waitlisted for college? Here's why

Apr 24, 2014
Colleges are growing their wait lists and using them in some surprising ways.

A quick finance guide for millennials

Feb 21, 2014
Student debt affects other aspects of young people’s lives like buying a home, what do you do?