13 mai 2016

Interest Rates on Federal Loans Will Hit Record Low

HomeThe interest rates on federal student loans will fall by about half a percentage point in the 2016-17 academic year, to the lowest point in history, based on the results of the Treasury Department's auction on 10-year notes. Read more...

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12 mai 2016

Obama Admin Sets New Income-Based Repayment Goal

HomeThe Obama administration announced Wednesday that it wants to enroll an additional two million federal student loan borrowers in income-based repayment programs in the next year. Read more...

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09 mai 2016

Degrees of Debt

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "suttontrust.com"This study compares tuition funding arrangements, debt at graduation and earnings outcomes for full-time domestic undergraduates in eight Anglophone countries: the UK (England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland), United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. It finds that, for the typical student, average debts are the highest for English students. More...

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05 mai 2016

Will loans remove the barrier to postgraduate study?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"By . Kate Turton reflects on her own postgraduate studies and wonders how the introduction of a Government-backed postgraduate loan scheme might enable more students to fulfil their aspirations. More...

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03 mai 2016

4 Things You Need to Know About Student Loan Debt

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "topuniversities.com"By Guest Writer. Student loan debt is a rising issue. In the US, the student debt crisis is a very real and growing issue that is affecting the lives of many college students. More...

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01 mai 2016

What does cutting rates on student loans do?

By Susan M. Dynarski. Are lower interest rates the best route to a fairer, more effective student loan program? From the rhetoric heard in Congress and on the campaign trail, the answer appears to be “yes.” But both empirical evidence and economic theory show that lowering interest rates is a blunt, ineffective, and expensive tool for increasing schooling and reducing loan defaults. More...

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Education Dept. Plans Single Web Portal for Student-Loan Servicing

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The U.S. Department of Education plans to streamline student-loan repayment by introducing a single web portal for borrowers, the department announced on Monday. More...

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30 avril 2016

Graduate debt ‘higher in England than in US’

By John Morgan. Sutton Trust report warns that finding is ‘cause for concern’. More...

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28 avril 2016

College students talk debt, tuition troubles at roundtable

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Four college students rattled off the amount of debt they had racked up: $25,000; $34,000; $44,000 and $47,000. More...

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Educational default

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The vast majority of young Americans are starting life after college in a financial hole, while higher education and our government do the minimum in terms of educating them about personal finance issues. More...

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