16 janvier 2020

Exploiting The Unbundling Of Education

Techno-News BlogFour out of 10 recent college grads in 2019 are in jobs that didn’t require their college degree. Student loan debt is at an all-time high, as it has climbed to more than $1.5 trillion this year. More...

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Student Loans A Lot Like The Subprime Mortgage Debacle, Watchdog Says

Techno-News BlogThis time around it’s the government making the vast majority of the loans. That’s effectively turned the Department of Education into the country’s largest consumer lender. More...

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15 janvier 2020

No-cosigner loans help diversify student cohorts

By Viggo Stacey. International student loan provider MPOWER Financing has laid out evidence of how it has helped students from overseas who would not have been able to travel to North America without the company’s services in its social impact report. More...

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Int’l grads to build US credit history with Prodigy

By Viggo Stacey. International students using Prodigy Finance loans will now have their payments count towards their credit scores, the company has announced, meaning applicants will be able to secure other loans in the US. More...

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MPOWER secures $100m to boost loan portfolio

By Viggo Stacey. International student loan provider MPOWER Financing has secured a $100 million loan facility from Goldman Sachs, which the company says will help expand its loan portfolio and help more students from around the world study in North America. More...

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14 janvier 2020

Spiralling rents consume increasing portion of student loans

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"University students in England are seeing their maintenance loans increasingly consumed by the rising cost of private-sector accommodation, with purpose-built rooms in London now averaging £1,000 more than the maximum loan. More...

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13 janvier 2020

High Debt, Low Earnings

HomeBy Lilah Burke. The Education Department for the first time has released earnings data for thousands of college programs at all degree levels. What do they show. More...

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Report: Trump Wants Student Debt Plan

HomeBy Paul Fain. President Trump wants his aides to propose a plan to take on student debt and the cost of college, The Washington Post reported. More...

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Federal Loans and ISAs

HomeBy Paul Fain. Trump administration plans to create an experiment where a limited group of colleges could take on students' federal loan debt and have them repay it through income-share agreements. More...

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DeVos Wants to Spin Off Student Loan Office

HomeBy Paul Fain. Betsy DeVos, the U.S. secretary of education, on Tuesday proposed creating a new, stand-alone federal agency to manage the Education Department's $1.5 trillion student loan portfolio. More...

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