15 janvier 2020

MPOWER secures $100m to boost loan portfolio

By Viggo Stacey. International student loan provider MPOWER Financing has secured a $100 million loan facility from Goldman Sachs, which the company says will help expand its loan portfolio and help more students from around the world study in North America. More...

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14 janvier 2020

Spiralling rents consume increasing portion of student loans

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"University students in England are seeing their maintenance loans increasingly consumed by the rising cost of private-sector accommodation, with purpose-built rooms in London now averaging £1,000 more than the maximum loan. More...

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13 janvier 2020

High Debt, Low Earnings

HomeBy Lilah Burke. The Education Department for the first time has released earnings data for thousands of college programs at all degree levels. What do they show. More...

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Report: Trump Wants Student Debt Plan

HomeBy Paul Fain. President Trump wants his aides to propose a plan to take on student debt and the cost of college, The Washington Post reported. More...

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Federal Loans and ISAs

HomeBy Paul Fain. Trump administration plans to create an experiment where a limited group of colleges could take on students' federal loan debt and have them repay it through income-share agreements. More...

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DeVos Wants to Spin Off Student Loan Office

HomeBy Paul Fain. Betsy DeVos, the U.S. secretary of education, on Tuesday proposed creating a new, stand-alone federal agency to manage the Education Department's $1.5 trillion student loan portfolio. More...

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12 janvier 2020

Haverford Tackles Loan Debt

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. New program tries to address student debt concerns after college dropped no-loan policy. Can its targeted, relatively inexpensive model work. More...

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Outstanding Student Loan Portfolio Now Tops $1.5 Trillion

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The outstanding portfolio on federal student loans is now $1.51 trillion, according to data released by the Education Department on Friday. More...

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11 janvier 2020

529 Savings for Loans

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Proposed spending bill would let people use 529 savings plans to pay down student loans. Critics say the move would mostly benefit those with enough resources to contribute to a plan. More...

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Using Retirement Savings to Pay Down Loans

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. The Higher Education Loan Payment and Enhanced Retirement, or HELPER, Act, would let people take up to $5,250 from a 401(k) or IRA plan to pay off student loans, as well as pay tuition and expenses for a spouse or dependent, according to a news release. More...

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