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UM student writes proposal to pay off student loan debt

MISSOULA, Mont. – Montana college students could soon be paying less for student loans, thanks to an initiative being put forth by a local college student and two state lawmakers. Mitch Everts is a sophomore at the University of Montana … Continue reading

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US seniors face student loan debt

23 October 2014 Last updated at 01:29 By Thomas Sparrow BBC Mundo Janet Dupree has had her wages garnished Around the world, student debt is a financial burden for millions – and in the US, a growing number of senior … Continue reading

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Cosign of the Times: The Rich Are Borrowing to Pay for College Too

Government grants and student loans notwithstanding, paying for college isn’t easy if you’re poor or working-class. When the affluent and the rich struggle with the same issues, however, the problems—spiraling college tuition coupled with the impact of the Great Recession—become … Continue reading

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U.S. to Expand Access to Student Loans

WASHINGTON–The federal government will expand access to student loans to more Americans with poor credit histories under new rules to be announced by the Obama administration Wednesday. The new rules will mostly affect parents who take out federal student loans … Continue reading

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Amy Hoak's Home Economics: Worries about student-loan debt undercutting homeownership

Nearly half of those with student loan debt — 49% of them, to be exact — say that the debt they accrued to pay for their studies is now an obstacle to buying a home, according to a new survey … Continue reading

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Government loosens requirements for parents to obtain student loans

WASHINGTON –  The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for a federal student loan program used by parents and graduate students. A new regulation announced Wednesday updates the definition of adverse credit history as it pertains to the federal PLUS … Continue reading

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Get the Facts About Borrowing Specialized Health Care Student Loans

Recently, the Student Loan Ranger caught up with a friend who was in his fifth year of medical residency. As often happens when you bring together a medical school student and someone who works in student loans, the conversation turned … Continue reading

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Americans Say Student Loans Are a Key Obstacle in Purchasing Homes, According to New Survey From NeighborWorks America

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Oct 22, 2014) – Nearly one-out-of-four Americans knows someone who has delayed buying a home because of student loan debt, according to findings from the second annual America at Home survey commissioned by NeighborWorks America, a national … Continue reading

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Debt campaigners tear up student loans

22 October 2014 Last updated at 00:10 By Pippa Stephens BBC News An activist group in the United States has been carrying out deeds that some might think the stuff of dreams – buying and cancelling other people’s student debts. … Continue reading

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Fitch Affirms Iowa Student Loan Liquidity Corporation Series 2011A&B Notes; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings on the Iowa Student Loan Liquidity Corporation’s student loan revenue bonds, senior series 2011A notes (ISLLC 2011A) and senior series 2011B notes (ISLLC 2011B). The Rating Outlook remains Stable. A detailed … Continue reading

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