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Bipartisan Push for Student Loan Transparency

Bipartisan Push for Student Loan Transparency

August 16, 2019

Democrat Donna Shalala partners with Republican Matt Gaetz to require more disclosures to student borrowers in new House legislation.
Democrat Donna Shalala partners with Republican Matt Gaetz to require more disclosures to student borrowers in new House legislation.

August 16, 2019

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Newsweek

The Truth About Student Debt: 7 Facts No One Is Talking About

The Truth About Student Debt: 7 Facts No One Is Talking About

August 16, 2019

But while there's definitely no denying that some people with student debt are having serious problems, the notion that the entire system is completely broken is just plain wrong, many experts say. Moreover, the prevalence of this total-disaster narrative obscures some key facts about borrowing—like for instance, that $100,000-plus balances are actually rare and that it is the students with the smallest amount of debt who tend to be the ones who struggle the most.
But while there's definitely no denying that some people with student debt are having serious problems, the notion that the entire system is completely broken is just plain wrong, many experts say. Moreover, the prevalence of this total-disaster narrative obscures some key facts about borrowing—like for instance, that $100,000-plus balances are actually rare and that it is the students with the smallest amount of debt who tend to be the ones who struggle the most.

August 16, 2019

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Bloomberg Businessweek

You May Be Dead Before You Pay Off Your Student Loans

You May Be Dead Before You Pay Off Your Student Loans

August 16, 2019

Escaping from debt often takes longer—much longer—than you think.
Escaping from debt often takes longer—much longer—than you think.

August 16, 2019

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Fox Business

Students Borrowing Less for College, But Here's Who’s Borrowing More

Students Borrowing Less for College, But Here's Who’s Borrowing More

August 16, 2019

Undergraduate students are not taking out as many federal student loans, according to new data from Student Loan Hero. In fact, undergraduate and non-degree students were 23 percent less likely to take out a federal loan during the 2017-2018 school year when compared with five years earlier.
Undergraduate students are not taking out as many federal student loans, according to new data from Student Loan Hero. In fact, undergraduate and non-degree students were 23 percent less likely to take out a federal loan during the 2017-2018 school year when compared with five years earlier.

August 16, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

Turning Point for Student Loans

Turning Point for Student Loans

August 16, 2019

A new report shows student loans outpacing other household debt among most severely delinquent loans.
A new report shows student loans outpacing other household debt among most severely delinquent loans.

August 16, 2019

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