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Loan Interest Rates

Student Loans Need Major Overhaul, Not Small Fixes | Posted 08.15.2012 | Money

We're quibbling over interest rates instead of coming to terms with a problem that requires a great deal more than the plodding, incremental approach being taken by the Federal Student Aid office and congress.

Congress Should Act to Avert Student Loan Crisis

R. Barbara Gitenstein | Posted 08.06.2012 | College
R. Barbara Gitenstein

While I support expanded funding of Pell grants, I am certain that increasing the debt burden on any subset of students will be harmful to student degree attainment and to our nation's economic health.

The Politics of the Stafford Loan

Uloop | Posted 08.05.2012 | College

As negotiations continue, there is a worrying expression for the students of the country. The waiting game continues, with the hope that come July 1st, the rates won't go up.