Tag: Student Loan
There was recently a lot of hullabaloo in Washington about student loans. Undergraduate federal student loan interest rates were set to double, and this would have increased the cost of an undergraduate education by many thousands of dollars per student. Luckily, just days before the increase was slated to take effect, a divided Congress and the [...]
uly 16, 2012 The increasing debt load of college graduates has affected young people’s lives in untold ways, from career choices to living arrangements. Now add another impact on a key part of young adult life: dating and marriage. Rachel Bingham, an art teacher in Portland, Maine, learned this a few years back, when a [...]
“Student loan rate deal reached, Senate leaders say” We still need comprehensive reform, this is not enough!
Student loan rate deal reached, Senate leaders say By Rosalind S. Helderman Top leaders in the Senate say they have reached a deal on freezing student loan rates for another year, though they are still deciding the mechanics for how the proposal should make its way through the Congress in the final busy days before lawmakers [...]