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 […]

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 […]

Increasing Numbers of People Over 60 Struggling to Pay Off Student Loan

Increasing Numbers of People Over 60 Struggling to Pay Off Student Loan The number of people who are 60 years and older that are still paying off their student loans has quadrupled in the past decade. Currently, older Americans now represent the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. student loan market, according to a new report […]

How President Donald Trump may affect your student loans

How President Donald Trump may affect your student loans Since Trump was elected president of the United States, a lot of Americans have been holding their breath wondering how his decisions will affect their bank accounts. He’s promised lower taxes, more jobs and fewer regulations, which if they hold true, will be hugely beneficial for […]