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Department of Education to Propose Ending Student Loan Forgiveness

Over 400,000 students are counting on the Student Loan Forgiveness Program to erase their college debt but according to the Washington Post, the Department of Education seeks to end the program under the new Trump budget. 482 more words


After College: What Will My Monthly Student Loan Payments Be?

Congratulations! You’ve finished your bachelor’s degree and are about to begin your career. If you borrowed for college, you’ll soon wonder how much you’ll need to spend each month to repay your student loans. 436 more words

College Affordability

Median college debt under $17k

While college debt as a whole hits record levels – over $1.3 trillion – the median debt is much more reasonable:

The median amount was nearly $17,000, but nearly 20 percent of those households owed more than $50,000.

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University of Louisville Associate Director for Financial Aid gives advice on college funds

By Hannah Clere

Editor’s Note: These tips go along with a story about how to avoid college debt on Page 3 of the print edition of  82 more words


My always-and-forever, never-changing, very best encouragement for college students.

(A couple of my favorite future college students.)  ;)

When entering the “real world”, at least from a financial perspective, you will hear a lot of… 248 more words

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The Bar Has Been Raised

Mom, Dad LISTEN PLEASE!!! When you were growing up a high school diploma could get you a long way when entering the workforce but now it’s just something that gets you a minimum wage paying job and acceptance to a community college. 224 more words

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Special Bulletin: Federal Student Loans Will Be More Expensive in 2017-18

Published reports from Washington indicated that interest rates on Federal Direct Loans will be 0.69% higher for academic year 2017-18 than in 2016-17, making it more costly for students and their parents to borrow such loans. 278 more words

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