25 août 2018

To shorten or to lengthen debt maturity to lower debt servicing costs?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgBy . Low interest rates prevailing in many advanced economies in recent years have already helped to lower the debt servicing burden, but government debt and interest payments remain large in many OECD countries. Could a further reduction in interest payments be attained by “locking-in” current low interest rates. More...

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Rencontres d'été contre les dettes illégitimes à Wepion du 7 au 9 septembre 2018

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Le CADTM, Comité pour l'abolition des dettes illégitimes, vous donne rendez-vous du vendredi 7 au dimanche 9 septembre 2018 à la Marlagne (Wépion/Namur - Belgique) pour ses traditionnelles Rencontres d’été. Plus...

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For students teetering on the edge financially, micro-grants help them finish college

University Business Magazine logoEvery semester, thousands of students drop out of college because they are a few hundred dollars short of being able to pay their bills. Many are only a few credits shy of graduation. Most are already working one or more jobs to keep up with their college costs. More...

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What students don’t know about student debt is definitely hurting them

University Business Magazine logoMany students arrive at college unprepared to make sound financial decisions, later struggling to transition from students to borrowers in repayment. More...

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24 août 2018

U. of Montana grads see decrease in student loan debt

University Business Magazine logoIn 2016, students who borrowed money graduated with $24,000 of debt, said Holly Wright, program manager at the UM Financial Education Program. In 2017, she said the number had decreased to $22,000. More...

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S.C. has some of the highest student debt in the country, no matter how you count it

University Business Magazine logoDoes South Carolina have the highest amount of student debt in the country, as one study says? Or is it 14th, according to a WalletHub study released Wednesday. More...

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Student finances: the lowdown on loans – and how not to blow the lot

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianUK students coming through clearing apply for loans the same way as other students – through Student Finance England or the equivalent body in their country. More...

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Student Loans Company reviews processes after 'spying' scandal

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianCompany reviews anti-fraud methods that led to vulnerable students losing their funding. More...

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23 août 2018

Antidote to Med Student Debt

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Thanks to fund-raising prowess, NYU takes an ax to medical school tuition where others have used a scalpel. But medical school costs are clearly under the microscope. More...

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Navigating Student Loan Default

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A study finds that most borrowers exit loan default within a few years. But many still fail to make serious progress paying down their balances, and the options facing them are inconsistent and confusing. More...

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