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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More 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.

09/29/2014

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College Plans To Repay Loans Of Graduates Who Can’t Find Jobs

A local college plans to offer a new loan repayment program that will pay all or part of students’ loans if they are unable to secure a well-paying job after graduation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013

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Stabenow Pushing For Reversal On Student Loan Rate Hike

Senator Debbie Stabenow will be joining students from colleges across Michigan Monday at Oakland Community College in Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2013

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Students Sink Further In Debt As Congress Fails To Stop Loan Rate Increase

It’s estimated that more than 40 percent of all college students have government loans and are in debt to the tune of 1.2 trillion dollars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2013

House Panel To Debate Student Loan Tax Credits

A Michigan House panel is expected to debate a bill that would provide tax credits for student loan payments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

11 Metro Detroiters Charged In Student-Loan Fraud Schemes

Criminal charges have been filed against eleven people from Wayne and Macomb counties for their alleged roles in at least four student-loan fraud schemes totaling more than $1 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

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Market Rates For The Middle Class

With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates. Maybe […]

06/08/2012

Congressman Says Student Loan Rates Set To Double

Michigan Congressman Sander Levin says that without intervention the interest rate on student loans will double in July.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2012

U-M: Many Families Are Underwater With Debts

According to a new University of Michigan report, about one out of every five U.S. households owe more on credit cards, medical bills, student loans and other noncollateralized debts than they have in savings and other liquid assets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

College Students Looking For A Break On Loan Interest Rates

The House is ignoring a veto threat from the President and approves a bill keeping federal student loan interest rates from doubling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

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