Category: Student Debt

Challenges with student debt are crippling the financial prospects of millions of Americans, young and old. The financial burden of student debt is greatest on Millennials who are just starting, but it also impact Gen Xers still paying off their student debt and even Boomers nearing retirement who either funded their own higher education or helped children cover theirs. We have the latest news on student debt, from key government decisions regarding federal student loan debt relief programs to stats on how America is dealing with its student debt burden.

Searching for student loan relief

States Step Up on Student Loan Relief

February 6th, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

Amidst the uncertainty of the new administration’s changes to federal student loan relief, more states are stepping up to offer tuition-free education.

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Seniors' student debt: education in exchange for a burden

Seniors’ Student Debt Burden

February 3rd, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

A new report finds seniors’ student debt burden has more than doubled in the past decade. We explain what seniors can do to eliminate student debt.

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The truth about student loan repayment

The Costly Truth about Student Loan Repayment

December 19th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

A report finds the federal government could be out up to $108 billion from student loan repayment and forgiveness plans. What does this mean for borrowers?

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Student loan debt repayment comes home

Bringing Student Debt Repayment Home

December 7th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

A new homebuyer assistance program in Maryland provides a means for borrowers burdened by student loan debt to achieve homeownership faster.

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Not out of the woods with student loan debt

Not Out of the Woods with Student Loan Debt

November 2nd, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

The CFPB estimates that one in three rehabilitated student loan borrowers is at risk of re-defaulting on their student loan debt in the next 2 years.

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Paying for college with a credit card

Paying for College with a Credit Card

September 7th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Credit card convenience fees aren’t the only problem that comes with paying college tuition by credit card. Interest charges put you at high risk.

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Are you saving enough for school?

College Savings in Crisis

September 2nd, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Today’s student debt crisis may be rooted in the savings crisis faced by parents following the Great Recession. Here’s what to do to prepare for college.

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Is there any relief in sight for student loan debt?

Getting Real with Student Loan Debt

August 12th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

A White House report finds the cost of education and challenges faced by borrowing are ultimately worth it for the career benefits of a college degree.

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Carrot or stick student debt repayment

The Carrot and Stick of Student Debt Repayment

August 8th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Collection practices for defaulted student loan debt won’t get any gentler, but customer service for repayment on current student loans may get better.

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