21 décembre 2018

Does it matter where you go to college?

University Business Magazine logoThis year, more than 2 million Americans will apply to college. Most will aim for nearby schools without global brands or billion-dollar endowments. More...

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18 décembre 2018

Student loan servicer steered some borrowers to higher-cost plans, government says

University Business Magazine logoOne of the companies that handles federal student loans has been steering some borrowers toward repayment plans that cost them more money over time. More...

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Betsy DeVos sued again over delays in student debt relief

University Business Magazine logoSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos was hit with another lawsuit Tuesday claiming she failed to cancel student debt owed by people whose for-profit colleges have been shut down. More...

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Borrowers face hazy path as program to forgive student loans stalls

University Business Magazine logo The students attended institutions with pragmatic names like the Minnesota School of Business and others whose branding evoked ivy-draped buildings and leafy quads, like Corinthian Colleges. More...

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Democratic state gains could spark more scrutiny of student loan industry

University Business Magazine logoDEMOCRATIC GAINS IN STATES COULD BOOST SCRUTINY OF STUDENT LOAN COMPANIES: It’s not just newly empowered House Democrats who might be pushing back on Trump administration higher education policies come January. More...

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17 décembre 2018

Student loan shake-up puts £12bn hole in public finances

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIn a stroke of the pen from the Office for National Statistics, student loans will now be treated as part financial asset in the national accounts, because some will be repaid, while part will be classified as government expenditure, as some loans will never be paid back in full. More...

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Change in student loan accounting could add £10bn to UK budget deficit

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe government faces an extra £10bn being added to its borrowing as the result of a radical shake-up in the accounting for student loans, with experts warning of increased uncertainty over the outlook for university funding. More...

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16 décembre 2018

DeVos to Cancel $150 Million in Student Loan Debt

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Education Department said Thursday that it would carry out part of the Obama administration's 2016 borrower-defense rule, automatically canceling the student loan debt of 15,000 borrowers whose colleges closed between November 2013 and December 2018. More...

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The Growing Loan Burden for Parents of College Students

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Parents are taking out bigger loans to pay for their children's college education, a new report finds, and having worse outcomes repaying that debt. More...

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Loan Watchdog Starts Group to Fight for Borrowers

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's former top student loan official said Wednesday he was launching an organization to advocate for student borrowers across the country. More...

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