Good news for student loan borrowers burdened with debt: the U.S. is on pace to forgive at least $108 billion in student debt over the next 10-20 years, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
What would you do if you could have all of your student loans paid off?
A lot, most students say, including taking a punch from boxer Mike Tyson.
The government recently dropped some huge news for those with federal student loans.
Starting Dec. 16, all federal student loan borrowers will be eligible for an alternative repayment plan called Revised Pay As You Earn (or REPAYE), MONEY reports.
With outstanding student debt now topping $1.2 trillion, it’s extremely important for students to understand their repayment options and take advantage of relief programs to avoid defaulting on their student loans and hurting their credit. But according to ThinkProgress, students aren’t taking advantage of these programs. While one in eight student debtholders is in default, just three percent are enrolled in the income-based plans offered by the […]
This enlightening post from Common Sense Student Loans argues that the student loan debate going on in Congress right now is preventing us from dealing with the root “disease” of skyrocketing college costs. Student loan debt, author Craig Anderson argues, is a symptom of this much larger issue, and current government proposals are merely Band-Aids […]