Making good choices, innovation and the middle class were in my thoughts when I read about the government's debate on student loan interest rates.
Arizona State University students Katherine Richard and Anisha Hindocha pushed for action in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON - Anisha Hindocha works hard to put herself through college without having to take out loans - so hard that it's started to affect her health.
If you have just finished college and have a job - congratulations. Still, even with a job, many new graduates are shocked when they find out how difficult it is to cover student loans and other expenses.
WASHINGTON - Dismissing a veto threat from President Obama, lawmakers in the House passed legislation that links student loan rates to the ups and downs of the financial markets in a vote largely along party lines.
WASHINGTON — Dismissing a veto threat from President Obama, lawmakers in the House passed legislation that links student loan rates to the ups and downs of the financial markets in a vote largely along party lines.
Finding a job in a slow-growing economy is daunting enough without new financial obligations.
College can be a bad financial investment, and a fair number of people actually should not go to college, according to a new study.
WASHINGTON — Schools near military bases and tribal lands will face a $60 million shortfall between now and September and aid to college students will be cut by almost $90 million, according to the Education Department’s plan to carry out the automatic spending cuts mandated by Congress.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Seattle Times:
Gulp. The bills parents are receiving now for this fall's college costs are among the most horrifying most people will receive in a lifetime, perhaps $15,000 or more.
WASHINGTON - Risky lending caused private student loan debt to balloon in the past decade, leaving many Americans struggling to pay off loans that they can't afford, a government study says.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that President Barack Obama was acting “beneath the dignity of the White House” when he traveled around the country this week to pressure Republicans to help keep federal student loan costs from ballooning. Boehner said Obama should reimb…
At 10.9 percent, Arizona has a higher rate of
federal-student-loan defaults than any other state in the nation,
the government said Monday.