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How Student Loan Default Can Gut Your Paycheck

There’s a dirty little secret of the student debt crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2019

Staffing shortage at Education Department’s loan default units frustrates struggling borrowers

Security clearance delays is keeping the federal agency from filling out the ranks of a division that handles defaulted federal student loans......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 21st, 2019

Prominent Republican wants to take student-loan payments out of your paycheck

Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee floated the proposal as part of a speech outlining reforms to the student-loan system......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2019

How military service impacts student loan repayment options

If you're a veteran with student debt, you have repayment rights unique to military service members that can keep you on track and out of default......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 9th, 2018

30% of student loan borrowers in default after just 6 years. Here's what students face

Americans will need to earn an advanced degree In order to compete in the economy. But without wage growth, student debt holders are b.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 1st, 2018

One Million Americans Default On Their Student Loans Each Year, Report Reveals

More than one million American student loan borrowers de.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 21st, 2018

Student Loan Borrowers Defaults Increase

Student Loan Borrowers Defaults Increase New research shows more than 1-M student loan borrowers each year go into default and nearly 40% of borrowers are expected to def.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 13th, 2018

Some Colleges Try to Burnish Student-Loan Default Rates

Some students are encouraged to seek “forbearance,” and thus aren’t considered in default. Even if they default later, it doesn’t count against a school in its default-rate calculation if it occurs outside a three-year window......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 26th, 2018

Financial crisis? The 10 states where student loan debt is a big problem

The Urban Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, has come out with a map of student loan debt. Debt is higher in some states than others — and so is the amount in default.   &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 18th, 2018

Tax refund got you excited? Don't count on it if your student loans are in default

The federal government seizes refunds for student loan borrowers whose debts are in default. Those refunds typically were funded through an anti-poverty program. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 18th, 2018

I"m a lawyer in London and I spend $730 a month on my student loan payment — here"s where the rest of my money goes

This 29-year-old lawyer lives in London with her boyfriend. She makes $122,500 a year and pays $1,450 for her half of the rent.  $730 of her paycheck goes toward paying off her student loans — and she saves an additiona.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 9th, 2018

Here"s how long it will take to pay back your student loans

Your student loan payoff tracker.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2019

How to pay off student loans using other people"s money

You don't have to rely on just your paycheck for your student loans. Volunteering, apps and even some jobs could help you pay down your debt......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 14th, 2019

How to pay off student loans using other people"s money

You don't have to rely on just your paycheck for your student loans. Volunteering, apps and even some jobs could help you pay down your debt......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 14th, 2019

Personal Finance Daily: Disney launches $7 streaming service and how bankrupt student loan borrowers could finally get a break

Friday’s personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2019

5 clichés about millennials that may be wrong — starting with their student-loan debt

A new report explodes some of the commonly held assumptions about this generation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2019

What it"s really like to win money to pay down student loans

As the U.S. student loan balance surpasses $1.5 trillion, a trio of contests promise a lucky few a shot at putting a dent in their debt......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2019

3 Times You Should Not Defer Your Student Loans

Deferring student loan payments relieves some pressure on you now, but it could leave you worse off over the long run. Here are three times it’s not worth it.Image source: Getty Images......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2019

Funding innovations connect a diverse workforce to real careers

As a country, we spend a lot of time lamenting our burdensome levels of student loan debt. Why don’t we spend more time thinking about ways to prevent it? Innovative solutions for funding higher education are out there.  Educational financin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2019

A major retirement planner wants to help workers repay their student loans

Student-loan repayment support could become the new 401(k), but it comes with a big catch......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2019

How Student Loans Are Calculated

Student loan debt is one of the biggest financial threats to young adults right now, with millions of people carrying loans with balances of thousands of dollars. These loans threate.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 8th, 2019