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Hey Occupy Wall Street, abolish my debt too!

Occupy Wall Street has been on a debt-abolishing tear lately — recently buying nearly $4 million in student loans from debt collectors and then forgiving it. Now thousands of people across the country are begging them to forgive their loans, … Continue reading

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Do You Need Student Loan Insurance?

Imagine you’ve worked hard for years to get an undergraduate degree, and then worked your way through medical school, law school or another professional degree. But just as you start to launch your career, you’re sideswiped by an accident or … Continue reading

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Starting a Business With Student Loans

Researchers at the Federal Reserve and Penn State University released a preliminary research paper this year that finds a troubling correlation between rising student loan debt and the number of new small businesses. The results are presumably still being tested … Continue reading

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New ways to refi private student loans

The private student loan market is opening up with the first real chance of offering refinances, or consolidation as it’s commonly called, that I’ve seen in about 10 years. 2 ways to refinance private student loans Earlier this year, The … Continue reading

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Sidelined by disability and saddled with student loans

Soon after graduating from college, Edgar Zakata had a disabling worsening of his epilepsy. Unable to work, he wondered how he would ever repay student loans. (Photo by Nader Khouri for The Washington Post) Within months of receiving his diploma … Continue reading

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The True Impact of Student Loans on Credit and Home Ownership

It’s a common question asked over and over again: Will student loan debt keep me from owning a home? The reason is when you purchase an education you may have far more debt than what a new car costs and … Continue reading

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The True Impact of Student Loans on Credit and Home Ownership

It’s a common question asked over and over again: Will student loan debt keep me from owning a home? The reason is when you purchase an education you may have far more debt than what a new car costs and … Continue reading

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Two Expensive Student Loan Mistakes To Avoid

Student loans have become a necessary evil for paying for college. Too many college students fall into the scary gap of Too Poor For College, Too Rich For Financial Aid. But there are two things that a lot of college … Continue reading

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Is Student Debt Really Hurting the Housing Market?

Young Americans with student loan debt have to earn 34% more, or an extra $8,969 a year, than their peers without education debt in order to buy a median-priced home, a new analysis from RealtyTrac finds. That may seem upsetting … Continue reading

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Student tackles student loan crisis

text size Updated: Friday, August 29 2014, 07:26 PM EDT These days’ student loans and debt go hand-in-hand with rising cost of the college experience. Kevin Connell is now a senior at the University of Rochester and one of many … Continue reading

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