Tag: Student Loans


  • Student loans the the Federal Reserve

    Why 44 million Americans With Student Loans Love Janet Yellen Right Now

    The Federal Reserve did student loan borrowers a favor last week. Fed policymakers voted to leave interest rates at 0-0.25% following a two-day meeting in Washington. Since the market meltdown and financial crisis, low-interest rates have been the norm over the last seven years. Low-interest rates are often praised for helping consumers save money during […]

  • FAFSA Application process

    It Just Got Easier To File A FAFSA For Student Loans

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) provides millions of students with needed student loan help. Unfortunately, the program can oftentimes be confusing, leading nearly 2 million students to miss out on a loan they likely would have received. The FAFSA doesn’t just provide for direct loans, it also includes grants, work-study programs, and […]

  • Student Loan Debt

    Some Employers Are Setting Up Plans To Help Pay Down Student Loan Debt

    Investing in a 401(K) can help ensure that you live a more comfortable life at retirement. Unfortunately, many employees delay their 401(K) spending for years because of a tremendous amount of student loan debt. Realizing that employees need to start saving early on in their careers, one business has developed a student loan repayment program […]

  • Federal Government Extends Time Allowed To Apply For Student Loans

    The Obama administration has extend the time allowed to apply for federal financial aid. Aspiring college students and those already working towards a degree in higher education, will be allowed to start the application process three months earlier. The White House on Sunday said students will be able to apply earlier and submit a previous […]

  • Corinthian College US Federal Loan Forgiveness

    The US Government Is Forgiving $544 Million In Student Debt From Bankrupt Corinthian Colleges

    The US Department of Education revealed on Monday that it would forgive $544 million in student loan debt from the now-bankrupt for-profit chain Corinthian Colleges. During a press conference, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan also said the department is going to create a plan that will forgive the debt for students who were defrauded by […]