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Part Two: Ten Things You Should Know About Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Equal Justice Works | Posted 12.22.2015 | College
Equal Justice Works

This is Part Two of a two-part series about Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Be sure to check out Part One here! In Part One of this series, we talke...

Department of Education Reaches Decision About Student Loans and Bankruptcy

Steve Rhode | Posted 07.09.2016 | Business
Steve Rhode

The Department of Education has just released guidance on how it will handle bankruptcy discharge requests for government backed student loan debt. And while the guidance is helpful, it's also a bit disingenuous in that it places the burden on students who believed what schools and colleges sold them as a smart financial move.

My Daughter Defaulted on the Parent Plus Loan I Signed For

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I co-signed for a Parent Plus loan for my daughter a few years back. Roughly $45,000 now. She wasn't abl...

My Federal Student Loans Doubled Since I Defaulted

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I went to a tech school right out of high school and accrued 3100 in fed student loans. I defaulted afte...

Republican Obstructionism Leads to Doubling Student Loan Rates

Rep. Hank Johnson | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Rep. Hank Johnson

As outstanding educational debt soars past $1 trillion, it's clear that the outmoded tradeoff of debt for diplomas is no long working for Americans.

How Obama's Giving Rich Kids A Leg Up

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

Lawyers, MBAs and other high-income professionals will get a bigger break on student loans than low-wage earners under the government's new income-bas...

Best-Kept Secrets Of Student Loan Borrowing

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.18.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee Story after story about college students graduating with mountains of debt permeate the news every day. Headlines like, “A Generation...