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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trump’s Student Loan Policy

Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s potential success in the running could end up being one thing the student loan system does not want to experience. Curled from the INSIDE HIGHER ED, the flamboyant candidate, if successful intends to subtract the government from the student loan scheme, thereby leaving it all to private banks to source for […]