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Shahien Nasiripour

These 9 Charts Show America's Coming Student Loan Apocalypse | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

Borrowers with federal student loans, long promoted as the safest way to borrow for college, appear to be buckling under the weight of their debt, new...

Shahien Nasiripour

Half Of Federal Student Loan Borrowers Not Paying On Time | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Less than half of borrowers with the most common type of federal student loan are repaying their debt on time, new data released by the U.S. Departmen...

Shahien Nasiripour

CFPB To Supervise Largest Student Loan Servicers | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

The federal government for the first time will keep tabs on companies that collect payments on federal student loans, the Consumer Financial Protectio...

Student Lender Nelnet Settles Lawsuit For $55M

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

OMAHA, Neb. — Student lender Nelnet said Friday it agreed to pay $55 million to settle a whistle-blower lawsuit that accused the company and nin...

Dan Froomkin

Student Loan Overhaul Taking Filibuster-Proof Route To Overcome Corporate Opposition | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Having finally decided to use the filibuster-proof budget reconciliation process to push health-care reform over the finish line, Democratic leaders h...