New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bills Aimed At Helping College Loan BorrowersThe bills stemmed from a 2016 New York Times article showing co-signers were still liable for debt even after borrowers died.
Lawsuit Alleging Widespread Abuse By Student Loan Servicer Navient Given Judge's Go-AheadAmong the state's claims is that Navient steered borrowers into repayment options that were not in their best interests.
Some Companies Offering To Pay Off Student Loans For EmployeesIt's a small but growing perk. Employers are offering to pay-down their employees' student debt.
Attorney General Sues Nation’s Largest Student Loan Company For Widespread AbusesA new federal lawsuit by Pennsylvania's attorney general says the nation's largest student loan company engaged in abusive practices that have cost borrowers billions of dollars.
How Student Loan Debt Can Affect Your Tax ReturnIf you accrued any student loan debt in 2016, here’s everything you’ll need to know when filing your tax returns this year.
Consumer Groups: Student Loan Industry Getting Richer, While Defaults Pile UpA Washington-based non-profit advocacy group says while the economy is improving, student loan borrowers are struggling.
Consumer Agency Sues Navient Over Student Loan RepaymentsThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed the federal lawsuit against Navient Corp. and two subsidiaries.
NJ Student Loan Bills Keep Coming, Sometimes After DeathLawmakers are trying to rein in NJ's Higher Education Student Assistance Authority after allegations of "aggressive" collection tactics.
Student Loan Interest Rates DropIf you're taking out federal student loans, it's now cheaper than it was even days ago.
Needy College Students Scrambling To Make Up For Lapsed Federal Loan ProgramUndergrads could borrow up to 5,500 dollars a year under the Perkins Loan program, graduates a bit more, but Downingtown CPA Jacquelyn Basso says the money dried up September 30th.
Student Loan Crisis To Get Philadelphia City Council ScrutinyThe District Attorney and public defender are usually on opposite sides but on this they agree: the crushing debt most law students graduate with keeps them from going into public service.
Lee Siegal Speaks Out About His Controversial Editorial Explaining Why He Defaulted On Student LoansSiegal told Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that the poor and lower-middle class have no real advocates in the halls of power.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
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