A Temple University graduate saddled with more than $30,000 in student loans is now selling his body to pay them off. But not in the way you’re thinking.
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As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, a deadline missed by Congress has some students worried.
While those affected wait to see if Congress will take action, officials at Delaware Valley colleges and universities are offering some advice to students seeking loans.
Interest rates on new federally subsidized Stafford loans were set to double Monday after Congress failed to act before the deadline. That means more debt for college students.
Millions of college students paying their way though school could see up to $4,600 tacked on to their debt if nothing changes.
US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) visited Temple University today to talk about the possibility that interest on federally subsidized student loans could go from their current rate of 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1st.
Tuition, room and board, books and possible graduate degrees add up pretty quickly and Bankrate.com is helping students find out the return on investment for their degree.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has a look at one way grads can lower the interest they’re paying on that debt.
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A new study says the millennial generation is shedding more debt than older adults.
As college costs climb, so does the amount of the nation’s student loan debt. Rather than taking out another loan, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at some other ways to cut college costs.
Currently, more than 60 percent of all students take out loans, and the average college graduate has over $24,000 in debt upon graduation.
Higher education has only gotten more expensive and it’s natural for parents and grandparents to want to help. But, those who co-sign someone’s student loan may not realize that, if the younger person stops paying, they’re on the hook for the balance.