College loan

Graduating students owe approximately 50% of all student debt

When many people think of the student debt crisis, they think of jaw-dropping six-figure debt totals. But “a lot of those big numbers end up being outliers or it’s graduate students who’ve racked up [debt] based on continuing their education, ”says Rick Castellano, vice president of corporate communications for Sallie …

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Current student loan news for the week of July 12, 2021

Over the past week, the US Department of Education forgave the student loan debt of about 1,800 students who attended three institutions of higher education, misleading borrowers. In recent months, the ministry has written off more than $ 1.5 billion for borrowers in similar circumstances. Additionally, the Pennsylvania Higher Education …

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Federal student loan interest rates rise

Lafayette, La (KADN) “But at the moment, I didn’t know the FAFSA rates were going up” The fall semester is fast approaching and many students say they are using loans to pay their tuition fees but were unaware of a potential increase. “With the interest rate hike, I think since …

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College debt free; Tax battle for remote work

This is an overview of Sound Money, Forbes’ free weekly newsletter on the pressing issues that matter to your financial well-being: personal finances, investing, taxes, and retirement. Subscribe to get it delivered to your inbox. Fireworks explode over the National Mall to mark U.S. Independence Day on July 4, 2015 …

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