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Help! I Have $460K of Student Loan Debt

All dentists have one thing in common: They received an extremely expensive education. For most people, that means taking out student loans, so by the time you’ve graduated and gone on to make a living taking care of people’s teeth, … Continue reading

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Student Loan Default Rates Fall, but Borrowers Should Still Worry

The U.S. Department of Education announced last week that the annual cohort default rate for federal student loans had declined from the previous year’s rate by 1 percentage point to 13.7 percent. That rates dropped for the first time in … Continue reading

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Buried In Too Much Student Debt? Here's One Potential Solution

ShutterstockMore than 40 million Americans have student debt. This post is sponsored by Citizens Bank. Many of us remember the joy of receiving our first real (adult!) paycheck … and the disappointment that kicked in when we realized a lot … Continue reading

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3 Facts That Will Help To Relieve Your Private Student Loan Debt

LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – If you are struggling to make your monthly payments on your federal student loan, there are a number of options available to you.  Private student loans don’t afford the same programs. Deferments or … Continue reading

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Student loans default rate drops

By Jungsu Hong | Published 9 hours ago The U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday a national drop in the default rate on federal student loans — and though UNC’s rate remained low overall, the University experienced an increase in … Continue reading

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U.S. Treasury doesn't see student loans leading to meltdown

CHICAGO, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Monday said the country’s giant load of student loan debt would not lead to a “meltdown” but warned that too many Americans were being held back by their college borrowing. In … Continue reading

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Is student debt preventing 414,000 home sales?

Washington — The housing market recovery might be stronger but for this: Student debts are a sizable burden on young families – the people who typically make up the important category called “first time homebuyers.” By one new estimate, some … Continue reading

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5 Myths About Paying for College Without Student Loans

Paying for college without student loans seems like a great idea. After all, who wants students to graduate saddled with $20,000 or more in student loan debt? But the fact is college is expensive and students will likely have to … Continue reading

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Discover Financial's Student Loans, Buybacks Look Good

On Sep 26, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Discover Financial Services (DFS). We believe that the company’s strong student loan portfolio, global expansion, efficient capital management and increased card sales volume position it well for long-term growth. … Continue reading

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COLUMN-Beware of offers to refinance federal student loans

(The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.) By Liz Weston LOS ANGELES, Sept 29 (Reuters) – People with federal student loan debt now have a few options to lower their rates with private consolidation loans, … Continue reading

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