Monthly Archives: November 2012

Publicly Traded For Profit Stocks Drop After Election, Surprise?

Stock prices of for-profit education companies tanked Wed post Obama re-electeion. Obama’s administration has tightened federal regulations over their schools. Student populations at for-profit schools and universities soared during the recession as job-seekers tried to beef up their skills, but … Continue reading

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Why Do Many Students Drop Out? How About Too Much Student Loan Debt.

According to a new report (The Student Debt Crisis), since 2009, 36 million Americans have attended college without earning a degree. Consequently, 850,000 individual private loans valued at more than $8 billion are now in default. With high and variable … Continue reading

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Obama’s “Pay as You Earn” Student Loan Repayment Plan is Now Ready

The U.S. Department of Education last week issued the final regulations for the new, more-generous student-loan repayment program announced by the president last October. The plan, known as “Pay as You Earn,” will allow some graduates to peg their federal … Continue reading

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New “Pay As You Earn” Program to Begin

November 06, 2012 Recent individuals leaving school struggling with federal student loan debt could see their monthly bills shaved by hundreds of dollars, thanks to a new "Pay as You Earn" program that began accepting applicants this week. The program … Continue reading

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President Barack Obama’s student-loan relief program is finally official.

November 5, 2012 The U.S. Department of Education last week issued the final regulations for the new, more-generous student-loan repayment program announced by the president last October. The plan, known as “Pay as You Earn,” will allow some graduates to … Continue reading

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