Politics and Student Loans

Opinion: Advocates of free college ignore data

A few Democratic presidential competitors advance “free” open advanced education and backer for the end of student loan. Neither thought as displayed to date would achieve dynamic objectives to expand school access and moderateness. Open school and college training are sponsored considerably and the normal family pay of those going to such establishments is over […]

Will Kamala Harris solve student debt?

The absolute student loan debt owed in the U.S. outperforms $1.5 trillion. With such a large number of Americans obliged to loans, the subject of debt forgiveness is top-of-mind for some Democratic presidential hopefuls. Sen. Kamala Harris as of late advanced an arrangement to tackle the student debt crisis: Pell Grant beneficiaries could have their […]

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 […]

Betsy DeVos Education Secretary

Betsy DeVos Education Secretary With a 51-50 victory, President Trump’s education secretary nomination, Betsy DeVos, has been confirmed. After the tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence, the overnight protest held by the Democrats, angry constituents and controversial hearings, she now holds the office. DeVos, a philanthropist and activist from Michigan, will take leadership and […]