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CNBC

Hundreds of companies are now paying off their employees' student ...
CNBC
The number of companies providing employees student loan assistance is growing quickly. Here are some of the places that offer it.

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New York Times

Student Loan Rates Are Rising. Here's What You Need to Know ...
New York Times
A stronger economy makes it more likely that graduates will be able to find jobs and meet their loan payments, but there are reasons to be cautious.

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Paris News

What to expect when applying for a home improvement loan
Paris News
First Federal Community Bank's Senior Vice President Brad Meyer offers tips when homeowners consider home improvement loans and what the homeowner can expect if they are approved. “I always tell them to bring in their income information and ensure ...




The Atlantic

Should Businesses Help Employees Pay Off Their Student Loans?
The Atlantic
Every month, Fidelity Investments contributes exactly $167 apiece toward the student-loan payments of almost 9,000 of its employees. In most cases, Fidelity can make a simple electronic transfer to student-loan servicers, the patchwork of companies ...




MarketWatch

How a controversial government loan product is fueling the racial wealth gap
MarketWatch
About one-third of black families who rely on Parent PLUS loans — the product offered by the federal government to help parents finance their kids' college — have incomes that are less than $30,000, according to an analysis of data published this ...

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Bankrate.com

No-loan financial aid targets student debt
Bankrate.com
Dartmouth's leadership heralds the move to no-loan financial aid as a victory for students, especially aspiring Dartmouth scholars from middle-class and lower-income backgrounds. “Every deserving student will have the opportunity to enjoy — and excel ...

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The Week Magazine

Before you pause that student loan ...
The Week Magazine
That is a fancy word for an option that lets former students temporarily stop making loan payments, yet still be considered current on their loans. Some colleges are promoting forbearances, according to the Government Accountability Office, even though ...




Pacific Standard

A Federal College Loan Program Is Exacerbating the Racial Wealth Gap
Pacific Standard
A new report from Rachel Fishman of the New America Foundation, a non-partisan Washington, D.C., think tank, highlights yet another federal government program that's similarly widening the wealth gap: the Parent PLUS loan program. The Parent PLUS ...




HuffPost

8 Ways You Can Quit Paying Your Student Loans (Legally) | HuffPost
HuffPost
More than 40 million Americans have student loan debt. Of those borrowers, 5.6 million owe more than $50,000. That kind of crushing five-figure debt can take a ...
Brandon Frere on the Impact of Student Loan Servicer AccountabilityPR Newswire (press release)

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