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Department of Education to Revise Student Loan Servicer Evaluations

11:40 am, April 22, 2014

The Department of Education (ED) is planning to revise the way it evaluates student loan servicers that manage payment of direct student loans.


Sallie Mae Earnings Miss; Navient Continues On Track

7:31 am, April 17, 2014

The SLM Corporation—Sallie Mae—reported first quarter 2014 financial results that featured 8% year-over-year growth in private education loans while core ...


Save on Some of Your Baby's $312,000 in College Debt

3:25 pm, April 16, 2014

If you're having a kid now, you can look forward to spending $312,200 for a four-year undergraduate degree in 18 years.


Student Loans Lead Consumer Debt -- Surprise!

9:24 am, April 16, 2014

Economist says student debt is deleterious to productivity.


Student Loan Re-fi Bill? Wait Till Next (Fiscal) Year, At Least

11:03 am, April 15, 2014

Dueling budgets released this month by Congressional Democrats and Republicans were dead on arrival in the House and Senate respectively, but they will influence ...


Crowdfunding Student Loans -- To a Bigger Crowd

12:09 pm, April 11, 2014

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) and Representative Tom Petri (R-Wisconsin) introduced a bill on Wednesday that would create a legal framework for "income share agreements" ...


Professor Salaries Stall As Sports, Admin Costs Rise

1:18 pm, April 10, 2014

A rite of spring in academia is the annual publication of the American Association of University Professor's salary survey. This year's report, titled "Losing Focus," ...


College Costs Depressing You? You Have Options

3:58 pm, April 08, 2014

At a time when students are deciding which college to attend, many are forced to face the financial reality of their educational goals.


Senate, House Attempt to Consolidate For-Profit College Oversight

9:58 am, April 07, 2014

In an effort to consolidate oversight of the for-profit college industry, The Proprietary Education Oversight Coordination Improvement Act was introduced last week ...


Online Journalism School Biz Certificate: Is There a Student Loan for That?

8:47 am, April 04, 2014

Arizona State University rolled out an online grad school certificate in business journalism last month, offered by the Donald W. Reynolds School of Business Journalism, ...

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