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Keeping Millennials Out of Debt

Students and graduates in the U.S. have a combined student loan debt of $1.3 trillion.…

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Federal Student Loan Borrowers: Income-Driven Repayment Now Available to All

REPAYE caps payments at 10% of income

All borrowers with federal Direct student loans have access to a new repayment plan with…


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South Carolina’s HBCU Leaders Meet With O’Malley

Candidate for the Democratic nomination says his plan would help HBCUs

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley met with South Carolina HBCU leaders to share his vision…

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Your School’s Financial Aid Office is Still a Resource

NASFAA Offers Advice on Student Loan Repayment for New Graduates

NASFAA urges the class of 2015 to use its 6-month grace period to learn all…

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Financial Aid Crucial to College Completion

Fixing FAFSA an important step

Financial aid is a critical piece to the puzzle of completing a college education. Yet,…


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The Benefits of Attending Community College

Two-year schools can be a launching pad

Community college offers several benefits: low cost, small classes, flexible schedules, and the chance to…


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Sen. Warren: Both Parties Are Right About Lowering College Costs

Calls for more accountability, but also more taxpayer spending

Sen. Warren of Mass. says both parties are right about solving the problem of high…

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The College Debt Barrier Comes Down

Starbucks serves up higher ed with a smile

Starbucks and Arizona State University dismantle the barriers to college completion.

By Robin White Goode

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Screw College Debt

How to go to college without breaking the bank

Book review of Screw College Debt by a former student who saved money while earning…

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Student Debt Becomes Chief Concern for College Applicants

Majority of college applicants say debt is a deciding factor in choosing schools

President Barack Obama and credit reporting agency Moody’s called on colleges to cut student costs.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Clark Atlanta University Ranked as Worst in Student Debt

94 percent of students at HBCU borrow money to fund education

94 percent of students at HBCU borrow money to fund education

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How to Negotiate a Better Financial Aid Package

Use these tips to get the best deal on college financing

In addition to buying a home, funding a college education is probably one of the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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6 Tips for Decreasing Student Loan Debt Post Grad

Get educated on paying off that college debt faster

Student loans are usually the beginning of a cycle of debt that holds us back…

By Kahliah A. Laney

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Paying for College

College financing has changed since you went to school. In light of the dismal job…

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Help! I’m Desperate to Get Rid of Debt!

I really want to get out of student loan debt. I’ve been paying on my…

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Economista: Micro-loans for College Students?

How social loans are becoming a viable source for student borrowers

Companies have been springing up offering a micro lending model to student loans which aims…

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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