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7 Great (and Free!) Apps for Managing Student Loans

Help for paying off those student loans

Technology can help you manage and repay student loans.

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Striking a ‘Rich’ Balance Between Saving for Retirement and Their Children’s Education

The Rich family finds the right balance between retirement savings and education costs

Parents feel a responsibility to help their kids get through college without an enormous debt…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How One Firm Plans to Help Its Employees Get Out of Student Loan Debt

Pricewaterhouse Coopers agrees to pay up to $1,200 a year toward employee student loans

Pricewaterhouse Coopers agrees to pay its employees up to $1,200 a year for up to…

By Courtney Connley

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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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My Six-Figure Student Debt Nightmare

Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels shares his story

Don’t get me wrong. I value my higher education. I empathize with our colleges and…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 19

We give you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

By Janell Hazelwood

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College Students to Parents: Help Us Understand Money

Survey finds students lack confidence in personal finance and want parents help

A survey finds that college students lack confidence and knowledge about managing money and look…

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Steps That Take The Stress Out of Student Loan Debt

The power of the plan

This story offers 3 tips that are key to creating a plan to get rid…

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Take Control of Your Student Loan Debt

Tips that take the stress out of student loans

Student loan debt can feel so overwhelming that we forget to do simple things that…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Parent Loan Fix Led to Declines in Black Student Enrollment

Universities and colleges each lost between three and 100 black students

The federal government tightened credit standards and began denying PLUS loans to parents. Black families…

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4 Things Every College Grad Should Know About Student Loan Repayment

NFCC offers low- or no-cost debt repayment advice to recent grads

These 4 tips from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling help college grads get ahead…

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Don’t Let Student Loan Debt Stress You Out

Three tips that will help you breathe

Our society tends to make debt a moral question, in many instances, equating a person’s…

By Stacey Tisdale

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For-Profit College Students Refuse to Pay Back Their Student Loans

Group asking Education Department to forgive their debt

Students who attended for-profit online schools now refuse to pay their student loans.

By Robin White Goode

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Getting Your Boss to Pay Your Student Loan Debt

Trading loyalty for debt relief

Colorado Representative Kathleen Collins “KC” Becker proposed a bill that can give qualifying workers up…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Student Loan Nightmare: One Borrower’s Struggle to Find Relief

Experts share how to navigate resolution when your loan is sold

Bridget Butler’s story sounds simple enough, but the complex student loan industry made her life…

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President Obama Details Student Aid Bill of Rights

Proposal aims to provide consumer protections for student borrowers

On March 10, President Barack Obama went to the Georgia Institute of Technology to speak…

By Robin White Goode

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Want to Get $60,000 Toward Your Student Loan Debt? Read This

Uncle Sam wants ‘You’ and will pay big money in return

The government will pay as much as $60,000 of your student loan debt under the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Taylor Swift Helps Fan Pay Down Student Loan Debt

One music lover gets the shock of her life

Don’t you ever wish that someone would just magically appear and help you pay off…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Wells Fargo to Provide Student Loan Modifications

Some private student loan borrowers will get relief

Eligible borrowers will be reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Study: Student Debt and the Class of 2013

Students are attempting to dig themselves out of debt.

The Project on Student Debt at the Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) released…

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3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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