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Paying off your student loans

  “The borrower is a servant to its lender” – Dave Ramsey   Today a lot of college students take out loans to pay for their college, but for most it is hard to pay them off afterwards. According to the U.S. student loans statistics, Americans owe nearly $1.3 trillion ...

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Obama to take executive steps on student loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is prepping new executive steps to help Americans struggling to pay off their student debt, and throwing his support behind Senate Democratic legislation with a similar goal but potentially a much more profound impact. Obama announced on Monday, June 9 that he’s expanding his ...

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Pew: Student loans often mean more overall debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young adults who took out loans for college have significantly more overall debt than those who didn’t have to borrow for their education, researchers report. A Pew Research Center study released Wednesday, May 14 examined households headed by people under 40 and found those with student loans tend to typically have about $137,010 in ...

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Breaking down student loans

» By Diona Gardner Staff Writer For many students, college is the beginning of a journey towards a promising career. However, for some, college is the beginning of a long journey into debt. In 2012, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported a total of $870 billion in outstanding ...

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White House releases college cost website

ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON  — The White House is releasing a website designed to help college-bound students have a better sense of how much their education will cost and how much they can expect to pay in student loans. President Barack Obama promised the tool during Tuesday’s State of the Union ...

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College debt not the only option

» Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu As a college student, I know the topic of paying for college and student loan debt can be very stressful. Between finding scholarships, taking out loans and receiving grants, it can be hard for students to figure out just what to do and how to do ...

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