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The Student Loan Crisis is all Hype

While the nation’s student loan debt has pushed passed the $1 trillion mark, passing total credit card debt, and even slowly gaining on the outstanding...

While the nation’s student loan debt has pushed passed the...

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California Colleges May See Higher Student Loans

While protests rage on and students plead with lawmakers to ease their student loan burdens, the last thing the younger generations want to hear is...

While protests rage on and students plead with lawmakers to ...

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Student Loan Debt Breaches $1 Trillion

When the totals for both private and federal student loans are combined, the nation’s outstanding debt rises above the $1 trillion mark, according to a...

When the totals for both private and federal student loans a...

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Countdown to Higher Student Loan Interest Rates Continues

Unless Congress acts soon, students will see the interest rate on federally subsidized Stafford loans increase from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. This doubling of...

Unless Congress acts soon, students will see the interest ra...

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CFPB Wants to Hear Student Loan Complaints

The Consumer Protection Bureau (CFPB) opened their website up to receive borrowers’ complaints on student loans. The CFPB recognizes that there are problems with the...

The Consumer Protection Bureau (CFPB) opened their website u...

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Student Loan Debt Prevents Obtaining Home Loans

As the nation’s student loan debt quickly approaches $1 trillion, it’s no wonder why the low interest rates on home mortgages aren’t providing the expected...

As the nation’s student loan debt quickly approaches $1 tr...

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Student Loan Rates May Rise This Summer

Unless Congress acts very soon, the interest rates assigned to federal student loans are scheduled to double this summer.   Due to a 2007 law...

Unless Congress acts very soon, the interest rates assigned ...

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Illinois Attorney General to Sue Westwood College

The Illinois attorney general, Lisa Madigan, has filed suit against Westwood College. The for-profit higher education institution, which has four Chicago-area campuses, has drawn the...

The Illinois attorney general, Lisa Madigan, has filed suit ...

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FICO Says Student Loans May Weigh Economy Down

A survey commissioned by FICO expresses concern over the growing instability of the student loan market, and predicts future student loan delinquencies to weight the...

A survey commissioned by FICO expresses concern over the gro...

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Secretary of Education Offers Student Loan Encouragement

Arne Duncan, the U.S. Secretary of Education, gave a speech at the Fayetteville State University Winter Commencement about the importance of obtaining a college education...

Arne Duncan, the U.S. Secretary of Education, gave a speech ...

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Lawyer’s Student Loan Repayment Program Hurting

For lawyers in Washington D.C., a program called the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) has always served as an aid to help pay off student...

For lawyers in Washington D.C., a program called the Loan Re...

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Foreign Student Recruiters Come Under Fire

As more and more international students cross our nation’s borders to pursue a degree at our universities, the motives of foreign student recruiters are being...

As more and more international students cross our nation’s...

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Council Member Harry Thomas Settles Student Loan Suit

Washington D.C. council member Harry Thomas settled a lawsuit brought against him by the Justice Department for outstanding student loans of $16,000.   Acquired in...

Washington D.C. council member Harry Thomas settled a lawsui...

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Occupy Student Debt Seems to be a Flop

Last month, the Occupy Student Debt (OSD) campaign launched, and cause enormous vibrations in the media world. Articles and news stories erupted, some expressing support...

Last month, the Occupy Student Debt (OSD) campaign launched,...

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Wells Fargo Announces Lower Student Loan Rates

Wells Fargo announced Thursday that they will be offering lower interest rates on student loans. But their rates are still nearly half a percent higher...

Wells Fargo announced Thursday that they will be offering lo...

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Occupy Student Debt Mounts Their Attack

On November 21, 2011, the Occupy Wall Street movement mounted an attack against the student loan industry. The “Occupy Student Debt” (OSD) campaign has pledged...

On November 21, 2011, the Occupy Wall Street movement mounte...

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CFPB Releases Student Repayment Assistant

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released an automated advice system for student debt on their website. This debt assistant asks borrowers questions about...

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently rel...

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