Ah, it’s summer time, the days when the perpetual deadlines during the semester don’t exist. It also means the insanity slows down a bit, so I have time for less serious things. Ultra Spiritual Life is a serie… Learn more.
Do you want to opt for a student loan? If your answer is yes, you must make a study of the common terms used in the procedure. Otherwise, you may fall prey to the deceitful practices of some of the unethical people in th… Learn more.
August is here, and many families are preparing their children for the next academic challenge – a college education. By and large, a college degree is viewed as an important credential for gainful employment and pr… Learn more.
Time and again I’ve claimed that many of our institutions of higher education, whether state, non-profit, or for-profit, are basically scams that exist only to suck students in, fleece them of their student loan money,… Learn more.
Four million. That’s the number of borrowers enrolled in income-based repayment plans, where a borrower pays a share of her income for a set number of years after which any remaining balance is forgiven, and enrollment… Learn more.
With tens of millions of people now being victims of student loans, the country is finally starting to ask “Who created the victims?” A recent article examines how the student loan scam has transferred wealth from hu… Learn more.
The outcry over the growing burden of Stafford student loans is loud and getting louder. A recent Wall Street Journal article characterized it as "a hot issue in the 2016 presidential race as contenders float proposals t… Learn more.
The latest figures are out from the Department of Education and the share of borrowers using Income-Based Repayment (IBR) to repay federal student loans is rising rapidly. It now stands at 28 percent of Direct Loan b… Learn more.
As this year’s crop of college graduates don their caps and gowns and listen to inspiring commencement addresses before embarking on uncertain futures, they’ll also hear a lot about the consequences of the large … Learn more.
The results are in and interest rates on federal student loans are set to drop for the 2015-16 school year. Undergraduates will see rates drop from 4.66 percent to 4.29 percent. But this boon for borrowers almost was… Learn more.