U.S Pauses New Rules for Predatory For-Profit Colleges

Photo Credit: Evan Vucci / AP The Trump administration is officially reconsidering and may do away with, two new rules which served as the cornerstone of the Obama administrations tough crackdown on predatory for-profit colleges. The Department of Education announced on Wednesday its temporarily halt to changes that would erase the student loan debt of […]

Top 8 Rules to Master Your Student Loan Game Plan

As summer is approaching, it’s a good time to take a look at your finances and check in with your student loans. Ask yourself: 1. Do I understand my student loan options? 2. What is my student loan repayment plan? 3. What have I done to get this squared away? If you don’t have the […]

Navient Loan Forgiveness

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ custom_padding=”54px|0px|0px|0px” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] How the Navient Lawsuit Will Affect Your Student Loans It seems the government has begun to understand the mess it’s gotten itself into with student loans. Recently, we have seen Government intervention with programs aimed at those who went […]

Feds Give 800 For-Profit Colleges Failing Grades

Feds Give 800 For-Profit Colleges Failing Grades All across America, hundreds of programs at for-profit colleges are at risk of losing federal funding unless their graduates begin earning higher wages. The Department of Education issued its first round of data measuring the success of 8,700 career program graduates and their ability to repay their student […]

What To Do If Your Student Loan Repayment Period Is Beginning

What To Do If Your Student Loan Repayment Period Is Beginning Many students graduate in May/June of each year and are given six months to begin repayment on their student loans. This is known as the “grace period.” When it ends, thousands of students are left scrambling trying to figure out what to do. If […]

Navient Is Being Sued For Failing Borrowers At Every Stage of Repayment

Navient Is Being Sued For Failing Borrowers At Every Stage of Repayment Navient is the largest student loan servicer, formerly known as Sallie Mae, and they are now facing a lawsuit that alleges the company misleads borrowers to the tune of $4 billion. Customers of Navient were allegedly hit with unnecessary interest payments, denied options […]

Student Loans Dents Dreams of Startups

Student Loans Dents Dreams of Startups Cathrine Berendsohn, 29, has struggled to get her web design business off the ground after she graduated from Florida State University with $40,000 in student loans. Berendsohn had dreams of opening a storefront in Monterey, California where she could start a roving studio of her own. However, her student […]

Sanders’ School Subsidy Plan

Primary season is upon us, and presidential candidates are working to inform voters about their stances on many of the hot-button issues facing their audiences. For example, Bernie Sanders has attracted the attention of many members of the Millennial generation with his plan to provide free tuition at public colleges and universities. But how realistic […]

President Obama’s Student Loan Forgiveness Program in 2016

One of the biggest burdens that many college graduates face is their student loan debt. At the time the debt is incurred, it paves the way towards earning a degree that puts college students on the road to a career they love. Repayment does not begin until several months after graduation and, by that time, […]

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