Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs- Forgive Federal Direct Student Loans

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs- Forgive Federal Direct Student Loans

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 PeaceCorps. 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 […]

Presidential Candidates’ Outlook on Higher Education

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 federal student loans and grants, college accountability, tuition fees, private […]

Student Loan For Profit Education is Failing, Heres Why

Student Loan: For-Profit Education is Failing, Heres Why

Executive Summary Education is something that is seen as highly valued, and many want their children to go to college after they graduate high school because of this viewpoint. The problems start when for-profit colleges are failing to live up to their end of the bargain. Many of these colleges are shutting down since the […]

Federal Student Loans Rates Increase July 1

Federal Student Loans Rates Increase July 1

Just in time for the upcoming academic year, federal student loans rates are set to rise on Saturday, July 1 which will surely affect many students and parents. Although many did not expect this increase, CNBS reports the rates were set in May during the Treasury Department’s last auction of 10-year notes. For Stafford loans, […]