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09
Jan
New Startup Aims to Make Student Loan Applications Easier

Frank, a new start-up company, is aiming to revolutionize the process of filling out student loan applications by making it easier for students and helping them find money they otherwise might not realize is accessible. The brainchild of Charlie Javice, the founder and chief executive of the company, Frank started a pilot program in March. Investors are […

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13
Oct
SoFi Hosts Dance Away Debt Pop-Up Event

Social Finance, better known as SoFi, is a nontraditional financial institution that specializes in lending and wealth management. The San Francisco-based company offers student loan refinancing (low-rate consolidation loans to creditworthy applicants), mortgages (home loans and refinancing to qualified owners), and life insurance (term life insurance to be exact

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24
May
Graduates Who Received No Financial Assistance from Their Parents Have the Lowest Average Student Debt Balance

College is an experience that is vastly different for every student – but one thing holds true for all of them: Attending college can be really, really expensive. Most of the time, incurring debt is a necessity for undergraduates. 60 percentof the recent college graduates have student debt. Collectively, there is $1.41 trillion in outstanding

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06
Mar
Student Loan Borrowers From These 10 Congressional Districts Have the Least Debt at Graduation

As it stands, student loan debt has become a huge problem with the average borrower staring at over $28,000 in debt. The nation collectively owes more than $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, preventing scores of people from buying homes, starting families, and saving for retirement. While this can be seen on the national scale, not all […]

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01
Mar
Student Loan Debt is Detrimental to Young Workers Health

Student loan debt affects people from all economic backgrounds and ages, but when it comes to young people, the impact can be far reaching and detrimental to both their finances and health. These were the findings from a new survey published yesterday by American Student Assistance (ASA), the nonprofit focused on removing the financial barriers to education.

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09
Feb
Scammers Targeting Desperate Student Loan Borrowers

Desperation often offers opportunities to the fraudsters. When it comes to student loans, that’s particularly true. With borrowers owing on average over $28,000 and many struggling to pay it back, scammers have no trouble preying on their despair. That’s the case in West Michigan. Two people received calls from scammers claiming that they can forgive a b

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08
Feb
Illegal Immigrant Students are Coming to Connecticut to Show Support for Financial Aid Bill

President Trump may be vowing to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, but that isn’t stopping a group of undocumented immigrant students from having their voices heard during a hearing in Connecticut. The hearing was looking at whether or not they should receive financial aid from colleges and universities run by the state. […]

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