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WH Loan Cap Proposal Criticized For Blaming Tuition Increases On Aid Access

The Trump administration on Monday proposed new limits on federal student loans taken out by parents and graduate students as part of a broader proposal to curb the cost of college. White House officials included the plan in a list of suggested changes to the Higher Education Act, a sweeping federal law that governs student lending. The legislation is getting its first overhaul from Congress in more than a decade. Ivanka Trump, the daughter and adviser of President Donald Trump, unveiled the p...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Student Loans, Donald Trump, Student Debt, Trump, Alexander, Lamar, Sen Patty Murray, Ivanka Trump, Sen Lamar Alexander R Tenn, Senate Education Committee, Pell




Should You Roll Your Student Loan Debt Into Your Mortgage?

More students have student loan debt, and their total debt is larger than ever before. Would it be worthwhile to roll student loan debt into a mortgage? The post Should You Roll Your Student Loan Debt Into Your Mortgage? appeared first on Bible Money Matters and was written by Melissa. Copyright © Bible Money Matters - please visit biblemoneymatters.com for more great content.
Tags: Education, Marketing, Student Loans, Mortgage, Melissa, Get Out Of Debt


Student Debt Makes It Very Difficult to Start A Law Firm

Think you can start your own firm as soon as you graduate from law school? Think again.
Tags: Law, Student Loans, Small Law Firms, Jordan Rothman


When 'Now' Isn't the Best Time to Invest

Ask a financial professional when the “best” time to invest is, and they’ll tell you: yesterday. Assuming you didn’t start yesterday, the next best answer is today.Read more...
Tags: Credit Cards, Debt, Investing, Student Loans, Student Loan Debt, Lifehacks, Emergency Fund, Compound Interest


Morning Docket: 03.06.19

* Happy birthday, Your Honor! More than a thousand of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's fans signed up to plank on the steps of the Supreme Court for her 86th birthday on March 15. Do you love the RBG enough to plank for justice? [Washingtonian] * Allison Jones Rushing, a Williams & Connolly litigation partner, was confirmed to the Fourth Circuit in a vote of 53-43. Rushing is now one of the youngest federal appeals judges to be appointed by President Trump. [National Law Journal] * According to a new pol...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, California, Kanye West, Student Loans, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Law Schools, American Bar Association, Cnbc, Trump, Insider Trading, Cohen, Fourth Circuit, Michael Cohen


Schedule an Extra Student Loan Payment on the Day the Interest Is Lowest

Understanding your loan’s interest cycle is one of the keys to ridding yourself of student loan debt. And an extra payment or two every now could help you lower your balance significantly—assuming your timing is right.Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, College, Debt, Student Loans, Loans, Lifehacks, Interest


Know How and When Your Student Loan Interest Rate May Change

If you have student loans, one of the keys to paying off your balance is understanding your interest rate and how it works. Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, College, Interest Rates, Debt, Student Loans, Loans, Lifehacks, Interest


3 Borrowers Win Case on Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

A federal judge said the Department of Education had changed its policies without proper notice, throwing the lives of the student-loan borrowers into chaos.
Tags: News, Student Loans, Department Of Education, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Suits and Litigation (Civil


Your Money: A Teacher’s Student Loans Were Forgiven. Then FedLoan Wrecked His Credit.

Jed Shafer thought his work navigating the troubled public service loan forgiveness program was finished. He found out he was wrong when Lowe’s turned him away at the register.
Tags: News, Student Loans, Credit Scores, Lowe, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, Education Department (US, Jed Shafer


All the Ways You Can Get Your Student Loans Forgiven

With the average student loan balance hitting $29,800 for the Class of 2018, you’re probably looking for any help you can get paying off your debt. And if you meet certain requirements, it’s possible to have a portion of your balance forgiven.Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, College, Debt, Student Loans, Loans, Lifehacks, PSLF


GOP wants to grab student loan payments right out of your paycheck

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander to completely upend the existing student loan payback system. How big is this plan? About 40 million borrowers big. Under Alexander's proposal, there would be just two repayment routes: one in which borrowers' monthly bills are capped at 10 percent of their discretionary income and another that spreads their payments out over a decade. Employers would be responsible for taking the funds from their employees' paychecks and sending them to the government. (Of c...
Tags: Post, News, Gop, Student Loans, Alexander, Nerdwallet, Lamar Alexander, Sen Lamar Alexander, Mark Kantrowitz, Wage Garnishment, Student Loan Crisis


Should I Marry Someone With Large Student Loans When Mine Are Almost Paid Off?

After all, student loans are one of the reasons why young people are delaying marriage. Should you do it anyway?
Tags: Marriage, Law, Student Loans, Law Schools, Romance and Dating, Steven Chung


Should I Marry Someone With A Large Student Loans When Mine Are Almost Paid Off?

After all, student loans are one of the reasons why young people are delaying marriage. Should you do it anyway?
Tags: Marriage, Law, Student Loans, Law Schools, Romance and Dating, Steven Chung


Law Students Unable To Pay Rent Without Student Loans After School Goes Into Receivership

Unable to afford the essentials, students have been seen crying in the law school's hallways.
Tags: Law, Student Loans, Law Schools, Law Students, Dream Center Education Holdings, Western State College of Law at Argosy University


What to Do About a Surprise Student Loan Bill

If you’ve paid off a student loan, you know how euphoric it feels to send in that last payment. You’re so happy to be free from the loan’s weight you might throw a party to celebrate, book the vacation you’ve been wanting to take and, of course, toss all of the mail from your servicer to rid yourself of the bad…Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, Debt, Student Loans, Loans, Lifehacks, Zombie Debt


Going to College Should Not Be a Financial Albatross

Our country has most of the best colleges in the world. Students should be able to afford them, and borrowers should not be crushed by debts.
Tags: News, Senate, Student Loans, Tuition, University Of Michigan, University of Tennessee, Credit and Debt, Colleges and Universities, Financial Aid (Education


FYI Biglaw Associates: Now Is The Time To Do Financial Planning

Don't you think it's time to get your financial life in order?
Tags: Money, Law, Student Loans, Biglaw, Quote Of The Day, Don, BDF, Associate Advice, Justin Peacock


Income-Based Repayment Planning: The First 10 Years

With proper planning and guidance, most people should be able to minimize their student loan payments while having a lucrative, satisfying career.
Tags: Law, Student Loans, Law Schools, Income-Based Repayment (IBR, Steven Chung, Pay As You Earn (PAYE, Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE


Why Did My Student Loan Get Transferred?

A few months ago, I logged onto the website for my student loan in order to check on my balance—when I found that I did not have one. Suddenly, the $12,000+ I owed had gone down to $0. I’m suspicious by nature, so rather than celebrating that some secret patron had paid off the rest of my education, I started wondering how this obvious mistake could possibly mess up my financial plans. I put in a call to my federal loan-servicing center, and I was told that my loan had been transferred to MOHEL...
Tags: Education, Marketing, Debt, Missouri, Student Loans, Money Management, Department Of Education, Federal Family Education Loan, MOHELA, William D Ford Federal Direct Student Loan, Jill Rooney, U S Department of Education USDOE, Sallie Mae MOHELA


Ask Your Student Loan Servicer to Ungroup Your Loans

One way to pay off your student loans faster is to, well, make extra payments. But rather than applying additional funds to interest payments only, you can request that they be applied to the principal balance. We’ve written about how to go about doing that here.Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, Debt, Student Loans, Lifehacks


Has Your Student Loan Servicer Given You the Wrong Info About Your Loans?

One piece of advice Lifehacker gives in pretty much every post about student loans is to make sure you’re tracking all of your payments and double-checking that your servicer hasn’t messed up any of your information or repayment progress. It’s become so commonplace for these institutions to mess up the process they’ve…Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, Consumer Rights, Student Loans, Lifehacks, Consumer Protection


DealBook: Flipping the Economics of Paying for Education, Because They’re Upside Down

Income Sharing Agreements are gaining the attention of higher education and Wall Street. One early success story is getting a boost from venture capital.
Tags: Y Combinator, News, Venture Capital, Student Loans, Colleges and Universities, Labor and Jobs, Financial Aid (Education, Lambda Schools, Economics of Paying for Education


The Basics of Parent PLUS Loan Forgiveness

The terms and conditions of qualifying for student loan forgiveness can be confusing. Just take these stats: As of summer 2018, only 289 of nearly 29,000 people who applied for Public Service Loan Forgiveness were approved. That’s a 99 percent rejection rate.Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, College, Student Loans, Lifehacks, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Reader Q


A $21,000 Cosmetology School Debt, and a $9-an-Hour Job

Aspiring hairstylists borrow heavily and pay to work, while schools use their influence to beat back attempts to create cheaper alternatives.
Tags: News, Iowa, Student Loans, Hair, Cosmetics and Toiletries, For-Profit Schools, Beauty Salons, La' James International College, Iowa School of Beauty, Cosmetology School Debt


How For-Profit Cosmetology Schools Entangle Students in Debt

Aspiring hairstylists borrow heavily and pay to work, while schools use their influence to beat back attempts to create cheaper alternatives.
Tags: News, Iowa, Student Loans, Hair, For-Profit Schools, Beauty Salons


Education Dept. Will Cancel $150 Million in Student Debt After Judge’s Order

About 15,000 students who attended schools that closed will have their federal loans automatically eliminated. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos fought the change.
Tags: News, Student Loans, DeVos, Colleges and Universities, Betsy DeVos, Elizabeth (1958-, Education Department (US, Federal Aid (US


Your Money: A Teacher’s Long Road to Student Loan Forgiveness (and a $4,500 Surprise)

Public service debt waivers require 120 payments, meticulous attention to detail and, for a teacher named Jed Shafer, an appeal to a new program.
Tags: News, Student Loans, Long Road, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Education Department (US, Jed Shafer, Temporary Extended Public Service Loan Forgiveness