Monthly Archives: April 2013

Parents Co-Signing Loans (Do’s and Don’ts)

A whopping two-thirds of undergrads now graduate with student loan debt, making a total of $1 trillion currently waiting to be paid back. But will it be? For the first time ever, the student loan default rate now exceeds the … Continue reading

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Congress: Polis, Petri Introduce Bill to Improve Federal Student Loans

As reported by ENEWSPF Begin Quote Today, Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) and Congressman Tom Petri (R-WI), members of the Education and Workforce Committee, introduced the Earnings Contingent Education Loans (ExCEL) Act of 2013 to simplify and improve student loan repayment … Continue reading

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Worried About Your Student Loan?

USATODAY, APRIL 27, 2013 Regina Lewis is a national television contributor and host of USA TODAY’s "Money Quick Tips" videos. Follow her on Twitter: @ReginaLewis. Regina says, "According to a TransUnion study, student loan balances increased a whopping 75% from … Continue reading

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Is Congress Going to Adjust Student Loan Interest Rates?

If no Congressional action by July 1, then subsidized Stafford student loan interest rates will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, resulting in more money being due in repayment. The president’s budget has been met with criticism in both … Continue reading

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Proposed Student Loan Solution May Trap Some Students

The problem of student loan debt in America is old news: The media has always been a deluge of stories about people who face decades of debt repayment and the crushing rate interest. Now tuition fees continue to rise and … Continue reading

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Obama’s Budget and Student Loans

According to Lynn O’Shaughnessy / MoneyWatch/ April 11, 2013, President Obama seeks to end setting student loan interest rates. Mr. Obama’s budget proposes aligning rates on new student loans to more closely follow market rates. The rates would be linked … Continue reading

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Student Loan Rates Boost Economy? Is This What Obama Had in Mind?

The following is an excerpt from a recent article in the Huffington Post. Interesting!

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