With the topic of student loans being a heated conversation in D.C. this week, Wes Duplantier wrote an article over on www.courant.com giving some details on why tensions are high and how one Senator wants to do more to help kids with outstanding Federal loans. The article goes into great detail on how Senator Richard [...]
Student LoansKnowing what type of financial aid you can get is a huge hurdle that all future college students have to try and jump over. Not only that, there is repaying your student loans after you graduate. Being able to have a firm grasp on what type of aid you can get and exactly how you are going to have to repay puts a future college student far ahead of his or her peers. Knowing and researching what your options are if you or your parents have bad credit, or if you can get a student loan without a cosigner are other important things you need to know before jumping into this whole process as well as knowing what resources are out there that will help you. There will be sections on this website dedicated to these tough issues.
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Barry Poulson wrote a great article over on Forbes.com that makes a compelling argument for the government to get out of the student loan business. The article provides a lot of detailed statistics and information that showcase how the numbers just are adding up. Mr. Poulson also provides details on several alternatives that could be [...]
Elvina Nawaguna wrote a great article over on reuters.com detailing how the Senate has just recently voted down both a Republican and Democrat bill that stop stop student loan rates from doubling. The article goes on to detail how each bill would attempt to fix the problem and it also compares them against each other. [...]