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Lawmakers Try To Save Student Loan Deal

A handful of senators struggled Thursday to hold together a bipartisan deal to keep student loan rates from doubling on July 1 while their colleagues traded political barbs with little more than a week to go before the deadline.

06/21/2013

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More student loans boost consumer credit $11.4B

Americans took out more student and auto loans in September to boost consumer borrowing to a record level. But they cut back on credit card borrowing, a sign many remain cautious about taking on high-interest debt.

11/07/2012

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Calculating The Real Student Cost For A College Degree

North Texan Joanne Pierre-Louie was thrilled to become the first in her family to graduate college. But, the American born daughter of immigrants was so focused on finishing — that she neglected to calculate the real cost of a degree at the school of her dreams.

CBS 11–10/29/2012

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Cedar Hill High Schoolers To Start College With Associate’s Degree

Seniors at Cedar Hill’s Collegiate High School are anxious to begin exploring careers.

05/17/2012