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Today's Headlines: A New Debt Peak

America Breaks the Debt Record
According to the New York Fed’s recent Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit, America has more debt than ever before. 27 more words


What is (and isn't) in the budget for student borrowers

President Trump’s budget proposal would cut funding for student aid and overhaul the student loan program.

If approved, it would slash the number of Work Study jobs for college students in half. 907 more words


Comments on the Trump Higher Education Budget Proposal

The Trump administration released its first full budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018 today, and it is safe to say that it represents a sharp break from the Obama administration’s budget proposals. 960 more words

A Budget: The Essential Tool for Paying Off Your Student Loans

In an earlier post, I wrote about the 3 Steps to a Plan of Attack for Your Student Loans, and now I want to talk about the one tool that is absolutely essential in making it happen– a budget. 506 more words

Paying Off

What student loan borrowers can expect in Trump's change to one vendor

President Trump believes there are too many companies servicing federal student loans. And he’s cutting that number.

Consumer advocates are concerned that granting the work of servicing federal student loans to just one company — from the current roster of nine — would worsen customer service and create a monopoly with too much power. 673 more words