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Westchester college bucks national trend

Both the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC) have been reporting data showing the same thing:...

U.S. and world news for Aug. 25

https://youtu.be/pfLnOjqPHbQ Student loan forgiveness: The Biden Administration suggests that 40 million Americans will be benefit directly from the student loan forgiveness plan announced by President Biden....

NY and CT announce debt relief settlements for ITT Tech students

The company will send notices to borrowers about the cancelled debt.

NY State Attorney General James extends debt collection relief

People and businesses named in more than 165,000 debt collection matters that were being pursued by the New York State Office of the Attorney...

Webster Bank debuts student loan refinancing service

The service offers no-fee refinancing for both federal and private student loans.

Laurel Road debuts student loan partnership with MoviePass

The partnership will enable MoviePass customers who refinance their student loans with Laurel Road to receive a free annual membership to the cinema subscription service.

Attorneys general fighting student loan industry on state-level oversight

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman accused student loan servicers of trying to "sidestep state law and oversight."

Murphy and Blumenthal introduce bill for tuition-free public colleges

U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut have joined their Vermont colleague U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in introducing legislation that would make public...

Formal student loans from parents: a win-win for families

By Nicholas A. Domino Student loans. The very mention of those two words sends tremors of fear and anxiety to students and parents alike. Why? Because there...

Federal student loan interest rate doubles

As expected, the interest rate on subsidized Stafford student loans doubled July 1 from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.

With no fed deal, student loan rate goes up

As expected, the interest rate on subsidized Stafford student loans doubled July 1 from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.

Blumenthal speaks out against student loan interest hike

Sen. Richard Blumenthal will join college professors and students today in his Hartford office to protest against doubling federal student loan interest rates.

Student loan burden soars

Only mortgage debt is greater nationally than loans for school.

Students impacted by Sandy granted loan repayment extension

New York state students negatively impacted by Hurricane Sandy were recently granted an extension on loan repayments by the New York State Higher Education Services Corp.

Student loan relief offered to Sandy victims

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he is directing the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) to grant temporary student loan relief to New Yorkers.