The States With the Most Student Loan Debt

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The States With the Most Student Loan Debt

The States With the Most Student Loan Debt

As student loan debt continues to climb, President Barack Obama recently announced plans to expand loan relief programs, including a cap on monthly payments at 10% of household income. Whether or not these changes are the solution to what some have called a student loan debt crisis, people who struggle to make their monthly payments… Read More

3 Reasons to Go Back to School

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3 Reasons to Go Back to School

3 Reasons to Go Back to School

Going back to school can mean different things depending on where you are in life. Continuing your education can give you a major boost up the career ladder but it can also be┬ácostly and time-consuming. Whether you’re thinking of taking a class or two at your local community college or enrolling in an advanced degree… Read More

How to Get Scholarships to Come to You

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How to Get Scholarships to Come to You

How to Get Scholarships to Come to You

If given the opportunity, would you crowdfund your education costs? Thanks to Knowledge Strong, you might be able to. Set to launch in November 2012, Knowledge Strong is an online community for students to find donors to help them pay for the costs of college. Here’s how it works: People in need of any education funding—be it future… Read More

CFPB May Take Up Student Debt Fight

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CFPB May Take Up Student Debt Fight

CFPB May Take Up Student Debt Fight

In an effort to help more Americans get a better handle on their debts, the nation may soon see the federal agency tasked with protecting consumers’ finances get more involved in the private student lending market. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may soon take a larger role in the ways in which Americans deal with… Read More

The Best Student Loan Advice on Twitter

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The Best Student Loan Advice on Twitter

The Best Student Loan Advice on Twitter

Caps and gowns are now hanging in the closet and the Class of 2012 is facing a larger hurdle — paying off student debt. Student loan debt has now topped $1 trillion, and the price of college isn’t getting any cheaper. But everyone has their own tips and tricks for paying off student loans. We… Read More

House Passes Bill to End Private Student Loans

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House Passes Bill to End Private Student Loans

House Passes Bill to End Private Student Loans

The House of Representatives has passed a bill that would effectively remove private lenders from the student-loan industry and turn this enormous task over to the Department of Education.

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