Presidential Candidates’ Outlook on Higher Education

As the state primaries continue, it’s important to pause and take a look at where each candidate stands on higher education reform. The four candidates that have shared detailed plans include Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio, and Bernie Sanders. The candidate’s proposals include recommendations on student loans and grants, college accountability, tuition fees, private […]

Student Aid Enforcement Unit Created

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How to Put Your Student Loan Tax Credits to Work

You’ve worked hard to make payments on your student loan debt all year. Now it’s time to take advantage of the tax credits available when filing your tax return. The credits ultimately reduce your taxable income, simply because you paid for interest on your qualified loans or related educational expenses in the prior year. According […]

The Hidden Costs of Student Loan Forgiveness

Student loan forgiveness is often looked at as a quick solution for borrowers to escape the financial burden of large student loan balances. What are the hidden costs of student loan forgiveness? What many people aren’t aware of, though, is that the forgiven balances can often be considered taxable income by the Internal Revenue Service […]

These Five Myths Can Keep You in Debt Longer

Everyone wants to be financially stable and free of debt. There are many financial dos and don’ts that people assume are always right, but unfortunately that’s not the case. Blindly following financial rules of thumb is never a good idea. Doing so could actually put you into more debt than you are already in. These […]

Westwood College Loan Forgiveness

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ custom_padding=”0px|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=”3.0.63″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.63″] This Past spring, when forprofit Corinthian Colleges unexpectedly shut-down beneath the weight of claims of deceptive actions, Corinthian students had an option under U.S. Department of Education guidelines: transfer to another college, or obtain a “closed school discharge,” which might free them […]