News Articles About Student Loans

2019 Student Loans News Articles
Education Department Beats out Debt Collectors in Student Loan Collection Battle August 6, 2019
2017 Student Loans News Articles
Department of Education Seeking Single Loan Servicer May 23, 2017
2016 Student Loans News Articles
Clinton's "Free" College a Bailout of a Failed System? August 23, 2016
$427,000 University President: "College Unaffordability Due to Wealth Inequality" March 29, 2016
Talk is Cheap. College Isn't. February 23, 2016
February is Financial Aid Awareness Month February 4, 2016
2015 Student Loans News Articles
Pay Attention to Big Changes in FAFSA, 529s, Financial Aid December 28, 2015
Fixing FAFSA: Acquiring Financial Aid to be Easier, Quicker September 25, 2015
High Stakes Testing August 24, 2015
Obama Modern Day Robin Hood? Steal from the Hardworking, Give to the Poor July 10, 2015
Understanding President Obama’s Student Aid Bill of Rights Initiative March 13, 2015
Obamas Free College Proposal Raises Questions January 20, 2015
2014 Student Loans News Articles
Pay It Forward Plan Draws Serious Criticism July 21, 2014
Consider Consolidating Your Private Student Loan Debt May 13, 2014
2013 Student Loans News Articles
Popping the Bubble: How to Keep Up on Current Events in College August 28, 2013
When Choosing a College, Research Early and Often August 26, 2013
For Some, "Pay it Forward" A Step Backward August 22, 2013
College Cost Increases Continue to Outpace Inflation August 21, 2013
Merkley's "Pay it Forward" Guaranteed College Affordability Act August 20, 2013
Finding the Best Scholarship for YOU June 25, 2013
Is the Four-Year Plan Making Us Feel Guilty? June 4, 2013
How Work-Study Can Help You Pay for School May 6, 2013
Are Summer Classes Right for You? April 29, 2013
Report: 284,000 College Graduates Held Minimum-Wage Jobs in 2012 April 2, 2013
Public or Private - Which Type of College is Right for You? February 14, 2013
2012 Student Loans News Articles
UChicago’s New Financial Aid Initiative Targets Local Students November 9, 2012
Is Not Struggling a Struggle? July 25, 2012
Duncan to College Applicants: "Shop Around" July 3, 2012
Recent Grads, Pack Your Bags! June 14, 2012
Questions to Ask Your Student Loan Servicer June 13, 2012
Employment Rates for Law School Graduates Lowest Since 1994 June 12, 2012
How Will You Fund Your College Education? June 8, 2012
Want More Financial Aid Info? Help is On the Way! June 6, 2012
Concerned About Student Debt? Choose Your School Wisely May 11, 2012
Don't Know Where You're Headed This Fall? These Schools Are Still Accepting Applications! May 9, 2012
Is College Right for You? April 30, 2012
"First Generation" Trains Its Lens on College Access April 24, 2012
As Enrollment Deadlines Approach, Students Face Tough Choices April 20, 2012
Non-Resident Admission Doubles at UC April 18, 2012
The Five-Year Plan: Why It’s Okay To Be a Super Senior April 12, 2012
Colleges Worry About End of Federal Aid-Based Ability Benefit March 20, 2012
Multiple Law Schools Could Face Litigation Over Job Placement Rates March 15, 2012
Congress Plans to Double Stafford Loan Interest Rates March 14, 2012
Are College Students Borrowing Too Much or Not Enough? March 7, 2012
Romney on College Costs March 6, 2012
Should You Commute to College? February 24, 2012
Sixty-Two Schools Meet Students’ Full Financial Need February 22, 2012
The President on Education January 25, 2012
The Pros and Cons of Graduating Early January 20, 2012
2011: The College Edition January 3, 2012
2011 Student Loans News Articles
Is College Still Worthwhile? December 30, 2011
And the Least Indebted Graduates Are... December 28, 2011
Pell Maximum Maintained, Eligibility Tightened December 16, 2011
Berkeley Announces Aid Increase for Middle-Class Students December 15, 2011
Is Your Dream School Affordable, Too? December 2, 2011
A Little Loan Goes a Long Way November 29, 2011
University of Charleston Slashes Tuition November 4, 2011
The Fight Against Federal Student Aid Fraud October 21, 2011
College Branding Kicks Into High Gear October 4, 2011
No Need to Wait - Start Your Scholarship Search NOW! August 29, 2011
College Costs Continue to Outpace Savings August 24, 2011
Student Loan Delinquencies Continue to Rise August 18, 2011
Pell Grants, the Debt Ceiling and You August 4, 2011
Debt Deal Not So for Graduate Students August 2, 2011
Repaying Student Loans July 28, 2011
PayScale’s Best-Paying College Majors July 26, 2011
Rationing Your Refund Check July 25, 2011
The Best Financial Aid Policies in Higher Ed July 13, 2011
Ed Secretary Duncan: “DREAM Act Would Benefit Our Country” June 29, 2011
College: The Ultimate Life Lesson June 16, 2011
Easy Ways to Afford Your Dream School June 15, 2011
Students Say "I Do" for Lower Tuition June 7, 2011
Not Enough Financial Aid? You Still Have Options! May 25, 2011
Seven Tips for Repaying Your Student Loans May 19, 2011
Scholarships – Are They Really Worth My Time? YES! May 17, 2011
Sallie Mae to Cut Student Loan Interest Rates May 17, 2011
All Media Are Not Created Equal May 13, 2011
Financial Aid Applications Increase for 2011-2012 April 26, 2011
Alaska Governor Stresses Need for State-Funded Scholarship Dollars March 29, 2011
College Costs (Literally) an Arm and a Leg February 28, 2011
Scholarship Scam Spotting 101 February 16, 2011
Obama (Sorta Kinda) Keeps His Promise February 15, 2011
2010 Student Loans News Articles
5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Happy New FAFSA! December 31, 2010
A Deal with the (Sun) Devil December 17, 2010
Nobody’s Business December 13, 2010
Boston University Student Wins ‘Jeopardy!’ College Championship November 26, 2010
Pew Reports Students Borrowing More than Ever November 24, 2010
And the Best Value Colleges Are… November 15, 2010
How Expensive is "Too Expensive" for a College Education? November 4, 2010
Unemployed Boston College Law Student Wants a Refund October 28, 2010
Obama Extends an "Opportunity" to College Students October 13, 2010
Federal Student Aid September 30, 2010
Credit Card Crack Down September 10, 2010
New Education Department Rule Targets For-Profit Colleges July 23, 2010
Data Suggests More Default on Loans than Government Reports July 13, 2010
NYU Looks for New Ways to Address High Cost of Attendance June 16, 2010
eBay Removes Purdue Diploma Listing June 1, 2010
Should More Changes Follow Switch to Direct Loans Program? May 14, 2010
Spending on Sports Up at High-Profile Colleges April 2, 2010
Seton Hill Full-Time Students to Receive iPads Come Fall March 31, 2010
California’s Community Colleges Taking-On Unfunded Students March 26, 2010
Work/Home Balance Affecting Junior Male Faculty on College Campuses March 25, 2010
Student Loan Bill May Become Part of Health Care Package March 12, 2010
Students and Families Unprepared for College, Financial Aid Application Process February 10, 2010
Williams College Ends "No-Loan" Policy February 2, 2010
Obama Proposes More Generous Loan Repayment Plan January 26, 2010
Student Loan Demand Rises as Availability Decreases January 22, 2010
Credit Union Student Loans January 13, 2010
Academics Suggest "Failure Insurance" Could Keep More in School January 12, 2010
2009 Student Loans News Articles
New Rules for Private Loans in House Financial Bill December 15, 2009
Three-Year Default Rates Show Difficulty of Student Loan Repayment December 14, 2009
Congress Considers Increased Student Loan Oversight December 3, 2009
Report Shows Student Debt by State and by School December 2, 2009
Law Schools Offer to Pay Graduates' Loans December 1, 2009
Supreme Court Considers Student Loan Bankruptcy Case December 1, 2009
Student Loan Debate Continues as Legislation Languishes behind Health Bill November 12, 2009
House Moves to Further Regulate Private Loans October 23, 2009
Technical Difficulties Complicate Income-Based Student Loan Repayment October 9, 2009
Audit Reveals Problems with Colorado Scholarship Program September 30, 2009
Student Loan Bill Meeting Challenges Before Senate Vote September 28, 2009
More Scrutiny of Career Colleges Recommended September 22, 2009
Student Loan Bill Passes in House September 18, 2009
House Votes on Student Loan Bill Today September 17, 2009
Student Loan Default Rates Continue to Rise September 15, 2009
Survey Shows Families Borrowing Less for College August 25, 2009
Business Student Lists Piece of His Future on eBay August 21, 2009
States Cut Grants as Students Borrow More Money for College August 12, 2009
New Service Helps Recession-Proof Student Borrowing August 11, 2009
Three Steps to Avoid Long Lines at the Financial Aid Office this Fall August 6, 2009
Emerson College Agrees to Settlement in Student Loan Scandal July 22, 2009
House Introduces Student Aid Bill July 16, 2009
U.S. Bank Exits FFELP July 10, 2009
Private Colleges and Private Loans Increasingly Go Hand-in-Hand July 9, 2009
Obama Signs HEA Technical Corrections Legislation July 7, 2009
Financial Aid Changes Happening July 1 June 30, 2009
Department of Education Names New Student Loan Servicers June 18, 2009
More States Making Cuts to Student Loan Forgiveness Programs June 2, 2009
Loan Forgiveness Programs Among Budget Cuts May 27, 2009
Congress Holds Hearing on Lender Subsidies May 22, 2009
Students Encouraged to Write to Congress about Student Loans May 6, 2009
Student Loan Debate Heats Up April 28, 2009
Student Loan Default Rates on the Rise April 24, 2009
Study Shows Substantial Increase in Private Student Borrowing April 23, 2009
More Students Receiving Financial Aid April 15, 2009
Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter III April 14, 2009
House and Senate Pass 2010 Budget Outlines April 3, 2009
House Votes to Postpone PLUS Auction April 1, 2009
Student Loan Default Rate Rose in 2008 March 27, 2009
Student Loan Scam Uncovered in Florida March 24, 2009
Sallie Mae Sets New Terms for Private Loans March 20, 2009
Don't Spend March Waiting: Take Action Now for Fall Financial Aid March 17, 2009
Senate Passes 2009 Appropriations Bill March 11, 2009
Direct Lending Continues to Gain Popularity March 10, 2009
Colleges in Three States Tackle Affordability March 4, 2009
Yet Another Boost to Pell Grants in 2010 Budget Proposal February 27, 2009
House Approves 2009 Appropriations Bill February 26, 2009
Making College More Affordable February 17, 2009
Credit Crisis Leaves Student Loans Stuck in Default February 10, 2009
Student Loan Rescue Plan to Move into Next Phase in February January 30, 2009
Both House and Senate Include Higher Ed in Stimulus Bills January 27, 2009
Draft of House Stimulus Package Revealed January 16, 2009
Fifth Third Bank Involved in Student Loan Scandal January 8, 2009
2008 Student Loans News Articles
2009-2010 FAFSA Available Tomorrow December 31, 2008
College Board Settles with Cuomo December 9, 2008
Alternatives to Alternative Loans December 2, 2008
Treasury to Aid Private Student Lenders November 26, 2008
Connecticut Announces Low-Interest Student Loan Program November 19, 2008
Financial Assistance for Public Service November 18, 2008
More Financial Ups and Downs for Schools and Students November 12, 2008
Statistical Snapshot of College Costs and Spending October 30, 2008
More Schools Plan to Adopt Direct Lending in 2009 October 28, 2008
Student Loan Debt Continues to Increase October 23, 2008
Survey Says Credit Crunch Has Affected Private Colleges October 22, 2008
Spellings Announces Shorter FAFSA October 2, 2008
More Colleges Turn To Direct Loans September 30, 2008
Survey Says Student Loans Steer Post-College Plans September 25, 2008
Pell Grants Face a Potential $6 Billion Budget Shortfall September 18, 2008
House Votes to Extend ECASLA September 17, 2008
Seven More Lenders Settle With Cuomo September 11, 2008
New England Students Able to Find Student Loans, Says Survey September 10, 2008
Cuomo May Sue Student Loan Company September 5, 2008
Poll Examines How America Pays for College August 20, 2008
ED Reports More FAFSA Filers in 2008 August 12, 2008
MEFA Bailout Plan Meets Resistance August 8, 2008
More Lenders Back Out of Student Loans July 29, 2008
Financial Aid Administrators Concerned About Loan Crunch July 23, 2008
DOE Report Stresses Early Planning for College Funding July 22, 2008
Student Loan Corp. to Cut Jobs July 11, 2008
Five Women Charged in Private Student Loan Scheme June 27, 2008
Pell Grant Increase Approved by Senate Panel June 26, 2008
Student Loan Guaranty Agencies June 13, 2008
Need-Based Financial Aid June 11, 2008
GreenNote to Manage Friend, Community Loans June 4, 2008
Mixed Feelings on Future of Student Loans June 3, 2008
Student Lenders Reconsider Leaving Federal Program May 28, 2008
Department of Education Extends Temporary Aid to Student Lenders May 22, 2008
Student Lender MyRichUncle Offends Again May 21, 2008
President Signs Student Loan Access Bill May 8, 2008
Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized Student Loans May 7, 2008
Congress Approves Aid to Student Lenders May 2, 2008
A College Loan Glossary April 29, 2008
Sallie Mae Seeks Financial Support from the Government April 22, 2008
Bill to Aid Lenders Passed by House April 18, 2008
Federal Loan Scarcity a Problem Among Community Colleges April 17, 2008
Federal Direct Loans April 10, 2008
FAFSA Submissions: The Deadlines are Coming! The Deadlines are Coming! April 8, 2008
Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) April 4, 2008
Perkins Loan Availability Fading April 3, 2008
Department of Education Issues Overview, Requests Plans for Lender of Last Resort March 28, 2008
Brazos Leaves Student Loan Market March 25, 2008
Cuomo Presses Schools, Credit Card Companies for Information February 29, 2008
PHEAA to Suspend Student Loans February 27, 2008
Michigan to Suspend Private Loans February 14, 2008
Sallie Mae Rethinks Lending to Students with Low Credit Scores January 23, 2008
Lender Troubles Trickle Down to Students January 17, 2008
New NASFAA President Ready for Organization Cleanup January 15, 2008
2007 Student Loans News Articles
Tour de Scholarships.com December 19, 2007
Cuomo Settles With Lenders over Athletic Department Contracts December 12, 2007
Don't Borrow More Than You Need November 21, 2007
Scholarships.com Financial Aid Calculators November 9, 2007
Federal Student Loans November 6, 2007
New Lender Regulations Approved by Department of Education November 2, 2007
NASFAA Questions Student Lender Auctions October 26, 2007
Student Lenders Reap Millions in Excess Subsidies October 22, 2007
Cuomo Subpeonas Lenders Over Marketing Tactics October 12, 2007
Sallie Mae Files Lawsuit against Buyers October 10, 2007
Sallie Mae Buyout in Abeyance October 3, 2007
College Cost Reduction and Access Act Officially an Act September 28, 2007
Student Loans: To Consolidate or not to Consolidate September 26, 2007
President Bush to Sign College Cost Reduction and Access Act September 17, 2007
Perkins Loans August 30, 2007