Monthly Archives: November 2013

College refinancing options open up for parent PLUS loans

Nov 25, 2013 | | Say something

College refinancing options open up for parent PLUS loans LOS ANGELES Parents who borrowed to put their kids through college now have several options to refinance their federal PLUS loans, including, in some cases, the ability to transfer their debt to those children. The situation is a sharp turnaround from … Read more on Reuters […more]

Latest College Loan Options News

Nov 17, 2013 | | Say something

Ask Ken: Weigh student loan deferment options Question: My student loans are coming due, and I am not going to be able to make the payments because I haven't found a job that pays me enough to cover my expenses and make the payments. Are you aware of any options to get the payment amount … […more]

Latest College Loan Forgiveness News

Nov 13, 2013 | | Say something

'William D. Ford Direct Loan program aka Obama Student Loan Forgiveness Program' With the Student Loan Loan Forgiveness Program, students can achieve forgiveness on their loans after 20-25 years or after 120 payments. Based solely on the type of loan and the student's income, the amount of monies forgiven is based on the amount … […more]

Latest College Loan Forgiveness News

Nov 11, 2013 | | Say something

After their son died, North Royalton couple tries to get his college loan … In April 2012, you wrote a story about a student who had died and his loan was co-signed as well — but KeyCorp had forgiven his loan. However, this was after a huge social media blitz on behalf of the student […more]

PwC to help employees pay back their student loans

Nov 6, 2013 | | Say something

PwC to help employees pay back their student loans The new loan repayment at PwC will not require employees to meet any kind of threshold in terms of years of service to qualify, nor will they have to pay back the benefit if they leave before a certain point. For Fenlon, the move not only […more]

Latest College Grants News

Nov 1, 2013 | | Say something

Three Northeast Ohio colleges receive grants to fund internships CLEVELAND, Ohio – Hiram College, John Carroll University and Kent State University have received grants to fund hundreds of paid internships for juniors and seniors who have financial needs. The schools are among 11 Ohio colleges to receive three-year … Read more on Obama's College Scorecard […more]