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Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies. The Consumer Financial Protect […]

04/21/2014

Student loans

Student loan borrowers complain of repayment snags

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials have received more than 3,800 complaints in the last year from borrowers of private student loans, with common problems related to payment processing and requests for loan modifications. The complaints […]

10/16/2013

Student loans

Obama: Student loan increase like $1,000 tax hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday urged Congress to prevent student loan rates from doubling in a month, prompting a fight with House Republicans who accused him of playing politics instead of sitting […]

05/31/2013

Student loans

Obama: Rising college costs hold back middle class

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday urged Congress to prevent an increase in student loan rates, saying rising college costs hold back the entire middle class and unfairly saddle young people with more […]

05/31/2013

Republicans to back Obama’s student loan idea

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare victory on college loans. The GOP-led House Education and Workforce Committee is backing an idea in Obama’s budget proposal to link […]

05/09/2013

Neither party has cash to fix student loan rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming college freshmen could end up paying $5,000 more for the same loans their older siblings have, if Congress doesn’t keep interest rates from doubling. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the same warning came last year.

03/28/2013

Student loans

More Americans struggle to repay student loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans are falling behind on student loans, threatening their ability to obtain mortgages and other credit in the future.

02/28/2013

Student loan default figures show moderation

(AP) – After a sharp jump during the worst of the recession, new figures show the number of students defaulting on federal loans seems to be stabilizing. Students at for-profit colleges continue to have the […]

09/28/2012

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