College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
Senior Americans Burdened With Student DebtRosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an underwater home mortgage, the 57-year-old anticipates there could come a day when her Social Security benefits will be docked to make the payments.
Student Newspaper: DC University Misrepresented Admission, Financial Aid PoliciesA report in The George Washington University's student newspaper, The GW Hatchet, says the school has admitted to waitlisting undergraduate applicants who can't afford to pay tuition each year simply due to their financial constraints.
Student Loan Interest Rates Double Without Congress' ActionInterest rates on some new federally backed loans for college students are now double what they were last week.
DC Ranked 3rd Smartest City in USD.C. is America's third smartest large city, according to rankings released Tuesday by the real estate blog
Obama To Answer Student Loan Interest Rate Questions Via TextAre you a college student or a parent of a college student who plans to take out federal student loans? Are you concerned about the looming interest rate increase? Well, President Barack Obama announced today that you can text him this week with your questions about the controversial issue, and he might just personally shed some light on it for you.
Rockefeller Frets Over Student Loan Interest Hike Student-loan interest rates will rise July 1 if Congress doesn't act, and U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller is sounding alarms.
Study: 1 In 6 People Have Defaulted On Government-Backed Student LoansA new survey shows that millions of people have defaulted on their government-backed student loans.

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