OP-ED: Is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Weak on Student Loan Protections?
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OP-ED: Is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Weak on Student Loan Protections?

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Deputy Director, Center for Responsible Lending) In case you haven’t yet…

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Navient Charged Student Borrowers Too Much, says CFPB
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Navient Charged Student Borrowers Too Much, says CFPB

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The financial futures of more than 12 million federal…

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This Student Debt Relief Program Will Cost Taxpayers at Least $39 Billion
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This Student Debt Relief Program Will Cost Taxpayers at Least $39 Billion

(Bloomberg) – Laura Strong, a 29-year-old in suburban Chicago, owes $245,000 on student loans for…

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Pitfalls to Avoid When Making a Student Loan
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Pitfalls to Avoid When Making a Student Loan

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   If you are a college student, a recent college…

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Even Though Blacks Borrow More for College, Enrollment Declines
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Even Though Blacks Borrow More for College, Enrollment Declines

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Recognizing that a college degree is…

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Trade Schools Have to Find Grads Jobs, or Lose Financial Aid
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Trade Schools Have to Find Grads Jobs, or Lose Financial Aid

ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told…

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Tactics To Delay Repaying Your Student Loan Debt
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Tactics To Delay Repaying Your Student Loan Debt

(Forbes) – It’s not something that you want to do, but when faced with mounting…

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US Court Upholds Tough Rules on For-Profit College Loans
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US Court Upholds Tough Rules on For-Profit College Loans

ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court has ruled in favor of…

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Gov’t Plan to Help More Students Erase Debt Raises Questions
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Gov’t Plan to Help More Students Erase Debt Raises Questions

ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A government plan to wipe out loans for…

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Blackonomics: The Case for Student Loan Debt Forgiveness
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Blackonomics: The Case for Student Loan Debt Forgiveness

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist   By the time you read this article, millions of…

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