Monthly Archives: October 2015

Latest College Loans News

Oct 29, 2015 | | Say something

Training college could be forced to repay millions in government loans The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Unique International College Pty Ltd following a joint investigation with NSW Fair Trading. It comes just weeks after the business was … Read more on 5 College Financing Updates […more]

Best Student Loan Options

Oct 27, 2015 | | Say something

In the event that education costs are higher than expected or if extra funding is required to meet the full expenditure of education, then students loans would be the only option that remain to be tapped through either the students or their respective parents. Student education loans can either be Federal or Private, each coming […more]

It's gone: Perkins, the oldest federal loan program, has expired

Oct 25, 2015 | | Say something

It's gone: Perkins, the oldest federal loan program, has expired The Perkins Loan Program — an initiative that helps half-a-million college students fund their education — expired on Wednesday after the Senate blocked legislation to extend it. According to the Washington Post, objection to the program was endorsed … Read more on USA TODAY College […more]

Latest College Financial Options News

Oct 24, 2015 | | Say something

THINKING ABOUT HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE? Monroe has Financial Aid night this month At Financial Aid Night students and parents will learn the ins and outs of how college educations are funded, the financial options for every income level, and why it's important to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid […more]

Latest College Loan Forgiveness News

Oct 23, 2015 | | Say something

The Arne Duncan Legacy: Tough on Colleges or Students? Duncan's policies on student loans, while well-intentioned, were ultimately fatally-flawed. The extension of the income-based repayment plan (PAYE) is far too generous, to the point of introducing moral hazard. While it eases the repayment concerns of … Read more on Huffington Post

Moms: Know Your Community College Financial Aid Options

Oct 20, 2015 | | Say something

Junior colleges frequently get a bad rap. For women with children, 2-year colleges actually have some tremendous advantages. Both academically and personally junior colleges present a wealth of options. With financial opportunity you could get the education you want and need. For a long time 2-year colleges have seemed like schools to go to in […more]

This Christmas ? Give the Gift of Forgiveness

Oct 19, 2015 | | Say something

Suddenly it was there in my inbox. Subject: Never Forgive a Traitor! “Who sent this to me?” It was a forwarded message from my friend Dick. Now Dick’s not an activist.  He’s a helicopter engineer . . .  and a cancer survivor. What could have possibly irritated him that much? The letter started like this: […more]

Student Loans

Oct 18, 2015 | | Say something

A higher education is expensive today and many families are experiencing financial problems with the downturn in the economy. This means that more students need to borrow more money than they have had to before. So what’s out there, when it comes to loans, for a student who is on his or her way to […more]

Navigating college financial aid options pays off

Oct 16, 2015 | | Say something

Navigating college financial aid options pays off A friend, David Collins, who recently retired from St. Vincent College after four decades in college admissions and financial aid, jumped in to help. He talked with Angela, learned about her interests, and came up with several schools he thought might … Read more on Tribune-Review Monday brief: […more]

Husson announces plan to grow business school, financial aid options

Oct 16, 2015 | | Say something

Husson announces plan to grow business school, financial aid options BANGOR, Maine — With a history that stretches back 117 years, Husson University is preparing for its future with a $ 30 million comprehensive campaign that will increase scholarships, boost endowments and add a new building for its College of Business, … Read more on Bangor […more]