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Shahien Nasiripour

Borrowers Default On Student Loans Despite Viable Alternatives

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Companies working for the Department of Education over the past year have allowed hundreds of thousands of borrowers to default on their federal stude...

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae Borrowers Missing Out On Major Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

Sallie Mae, the nation's largest servicer of federal student loans, is failing to enroll many of its distressed borrowers into one of the Obama admini...

Zach Carter

College Leaders Petition Congress To Address Looming Loan Rate Hike

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of over 100 student body presidents, representing more than 1 million college students, will deliver a petition to lawmakers...

Zach Carter

Student Loan Reform Fight Broader For Obama Than Interest Rate Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, congressional Democrats announced plans to introduce legislation that would extend the current low interest rates on governm...

Tyler Kingkade

Moody's Analytics Warns: Student Debt May Be The Next Financial Bubble To Burst

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.09.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Record borrowing by college students who are graduating without jobs could lead to major problems in the nation's economy, according to ...

College Debt: Who's To Blame For Students' Subprime Loans?

nytimes.com | Rob Leiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

So in an eerie echo of the mortgage crisis, tens of thousands of people like Ms. Munna are facing a reckoning. They and their families made borrowing ...

Student Loan Reform: Seven Ways It May Change Your Life (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which President Barack Obama signed off on in March, took effect July 1. The law incurs wide...

Faces Of Vittana

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In developing countries, college can cost several hundred dollars per year -- and yet, if you don't have the money to go, you won't. There's no such t...

Student Lending Changes: Banks On Verge Of Losing Student Loan Business

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's health care success has an intended side effect: Attached to the fast-track package of health care fixes i...

Weekly Audit: After Health Care, the Economy

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Now that health care reform has finally been enacted, a host of critical economic issues are taking center st...

Abuses In Student Debt Industry: Help Us Investigate

Huffington Post Investigative Fund--Stabile Partnership | Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We at the Investigative Fund are partnering with a team of graduate students at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University...

How Nonprofits Won Special Treatment In Student Lending Bill

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Sasha Chavkin, Ryan Tracy and Mar Cabra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This is the first in a series of articles on student lending reported in partnership with the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia ...