27 octobre 2019

Student Debt Reinforces the Racial Wealth Gap, Study Finds

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The report finds that 20 years after entering repayment, the median white student borrower has paid back 94 percent of their student debt. The median black borrower, meanwhile, still owes 95 percent of their student loans, or roughly $18,500. More...

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Measuring the Effects of Loan Forgiveness

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Borrowers whose private student loans were discharged in court earned more, paid off other debt and were more likely to move for work, new research shows. More...

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Feds to Cancel Debt of Thousands of ITT Students

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The U.S. Department of Education last week began notifying thousands of former ITT Tech students that their outstanding student loan balances would be automatically canceled. More...

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The Loan Landscape for International Students

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. An industry emerges to issue loans to international students. Interest rates are high, but the companies say they are filling an unmet need and expanding access. More...

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24 octobre 2019

Refinancing Remediation

HomeThe system must be fixed to change the current situation in which students take on large debts they often can't repay, argues Arthur M. Hauptman. More...

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23 octobre 2019

Student Debt and the Class of 2018

Techno-News BlogStudent Debt and the Class of 2018 is TICAS’ fourteenth annual report on the student loan debt of recent graduates from four-year colleges, documenting changes and variation in student debt across states and colleges. More...

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Student Debt Levels Rise, but More Slowly

Techno-News BlogLast year’s bachelor’s degree graduates had $29,200 in cumulative student debt, 2 percent more than their peers the year before. More...

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21 octobre 2019

Le prêt développement Outre-mer est étendu aux jeunes entreprises

Bpifrance CréationLe ministère des Outre-mer et Bpifrance ont signé une nouvelle convention de partenariat relative au prêt de développement Outre-mer, permettant de mieux accompagner les entreprises ultra-marines. Ce dispositif est désormais ouvert aux entreprises de moins de 3 ans, dans les départements et régions d’Outre-mer, mais également aux entreprises situées dans les collectivités d’Outre-mer. Plus...

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10 octobre 2019

Une université aide les jeunes à rembourser leur dette

L’université de Spring Arbor, aux Etats-Unis, se porte garant des prêts contractés par ses étudiants. Ils ne devront rembourser qu’au dessus d’un certain niveau de salaire. Plus...

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09 octobre 2019

Davidson Eliminates All Loans

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Davidson Eliminates All Loans
When I was a student demonstrating in the streets for accessible education the call was for "grants not loans." All I got were loans, which left me with decades of debt and which have never been paid off to this day. While education is the great equalizer, I reckoned, the burden of debt was the tax I paid for being poor. It was the way the rich made sure I never really gained equality. So it makes me happy to see some colleges eliminating loans from their financial package entirely. More...

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