US To Erase $1 Billion In Debt For Students Scammed By For-Profit CollegesTens of thousands of U.S. student loan borrowers defrauded by for-profit colleges are getting debt relief.
Department Of Education Rejected 99% Of Student Loan Forgiveness ApplicantsThe Department of Education rejected 99 percent of applicants in the first 12 months of a revamped student loan forgiveness program.
Suit Argues New Angle In For-Profit College Fraud ClaimTwo women who claim they were defrauded by a for-profit college have sued the Education Department and a private loan servicer in a case their attorneys say could provide a new legal remedy for tens of thousands of students.
How To Get The Best College Financial Aid PackageIt’s crunch time as families weigh financial aid offers from multiple colleges. And anxiety over the potential of going into six-figure debt can keep them awake for many a night.
Federal Gov't Launches New Website For Student Loan BorrowersThe Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.
Lawmakers Try To Save Student Loan DealA 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.
More student loans boost consumer credit $11.4BAmericans 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.
Calculating The Real Student Cost For A College DegreeNorth 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.