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10 OF CONGRESS MEMBERS HAVE STUDENT LOAN DEBT

Even though more than half of federal lawmakers are worth millions (Between 2013 and 2014, their combined net worth shot up 6.7%!), there’s one way many Congress members who have student loan debt are just like us: they owe tens of thousands in student loans.   See if you qualify for student loan debt by filling

THE DARK SIDE OF FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES

Guaranteed acceptance.  Flexible learning.  A college degree.  These, perhaps, are some of the only promises that for-profit colleges ever keep. You’ve heard of these bad boys: the Art Institute, ITT Tech, and the University of Phoenix are some of the most notable culprits.  Recently, the Education Management Corporation, one of the largest operators of for-profit

FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN DEBT REPAYE MADE SIMPLE

Drowning in federal student loan debt? Don’t panic — you’re not doomed to spend the rest of your life slurping Ramen and sleeping in your parents’ basement while barely chipping away at your monthly payments. Thankfully, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) has finally released the details of its latest income-driven repayment plan, the Revised

PAY OFF 42000 OF STUDENT DEBT IN 6 MONTHS

Tales of individuals who have successfully managed to pay off their student loans by their 30s are an enigma to most. However, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner is one such person. She has a personal finance and lifestyle blog called Making Sense of Cents, in which she offers advice to her readers from the perspective of a financial analyst.

POST-GRADUATION REPAYMENT STRATEGY CONSOLIDATING

In order to achieve freedom from debt, it’s important to get the right post-graduation repayment strategy. Sometimes this involves loan consolidation or refinance. Knowing the pros and cons for each of these repayment strategies and making an educated decision about which route to take can be the difference between successfully managing the payments and going

DOING THE MATH ON STUDENT LOANS

Brent Lindell and Ellie Kay are financial advisers who offer their advice and guidance on tackling student debt. The secret to managing student debt successfully boils down to doing the math before and after it is acquired. It’s becoming more and more common for college grads to stay at home longer and put off marriage

FLORIDA CONGRESSMAN PROPOSES LEGISLATION FOR STUDENT DEBT RELIEF

National student loan debt in the U.S. has now surpassed the amount of credit card balances, car loans, and home equity debt totaling $1.3 trillion—a culmination of the 23 million student borrowers. The growing amount of student debt is causing increased concern and a push for Legislation for Student Debt Relief. There are many factors

PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAMS

November 13th. 2015, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs Update Qualifying programs constitute government organizations (federal, state, local, or tribal), 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, AmeriCorps, and Peace Corps. Additionally, the borrower must be in a qualifying repayment plan to truly receive forgiveness. Qualifying repayment programs are: Pay As You Earn, Income-Based Repayment, and Income-Contingent Repayment. The Public Service Loan

OBAMA STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAMS

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION MAKING AN EFFORT TO REGULATE STUDENT LOANS Options are now available for private and federal student loans NEW TOOLS HAVE BEEN CREATED FOR FUTURE STUDENTS WHEREAS GREAT PLANS EXIST FOR CURRENT AND FORMER STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT Obama’s Fabled Student Loan Forgiveness The William D. Ford Direct Loan Program (also known as Obama Forgiveness

SANFORD BROWN COLLEGE IS DONE

Sanford-Brown College is CLOSING its doors FOR GOOD Qualify Now For Loan Forgiveness Due To The ClosureAnother for-profit closes… Sanford-Brown College announced in early May of this year that it will close or sell all of its campuses. Sanford-Brown has been subject to controversy over the last few years, with several lawsuits alleging that the

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10 OF CONGRESS MEMBERS HAVE STUDENT LOAN DEBT

Even though more than half of federal lawmakers are worth millions (Between 2013 and 2014, their combined net worth shot up 6.7%!), there’s one way many Congress members who have student loan debt are just like us: they owe tens of thousands in student loans.   See if you qualify for student loan debt by filling

THE DARK SIDE OF FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES

Guaranteed acceptance.  Flexible learning.  A college degree.  These, perhaps, are some of the only promises that for-profit colleges ever keep. You’ve heard of these bad boys: the Art Institute, ITT Tech, and the University of Phoenix are some of the most notable culprits.  Recently, the Education Management Corporation, one of the largest operators of for-profit

FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN DEBT REPAYE MADE SIMPLE

Drowning in federal student loan debt? Don’t panic — you’re not doomed to spend the rest of your life slurping Ramen and sleeping in your parents’ basement while barely chipping away at your monthly payments. Thankfully, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) has finally released the details of its latest income-driven repayment plan, the Revised

PAY OFF 42000 OF STUDENT DEBT IN 6 MONTHS

Tales of individuals who have successfully managed to pay off their student loans by their 30s are an enigma to most. However, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner is one such person. She has a personal finance and lifestyle blog called Making Sense of Cents, in which she offers advice to her readers from the perspective of a financial analyst.

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