Nelson Pitches Plan To Ease Student DebtMeeting with college students and recent graduates dealing with the burden of student debt, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Friday outlined legislation that would cap rates on federal undergraduate loans at 4 percent and allow the refinancing of older loans at lower rates.
How Student Loan Debt Can Affect Your Tax ReturnIf you accrued any student loan debt in 2016, here’s everything you’ll need to know when filing your tax returns this year.
Warning: Companies Promising To Lower Student Debt May Not Deliver Student loan debt is a growing problem prompting some students to turn to companies that promise to lower monthly payments but authorities say some companies don’t deliver.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
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.
Baby Boomers' Common Financial MistakesWorkers in their 40s and 50s don’t have a lot of time left to secure their financial future, and there are several common mistakes that often threaten their dreams.
Nearly Half Of All Student Loans Are UnpaidAs the costs of higher education continue to skyrocket across the nation, the student loan debt bubble is reaching unprecedented heights as more and more young adults are not able to repay the loans.
Student Loan Debt Taking Tolls On MarriagesThe bills are stacking up faster than 15-month-old Noah can stack his favorite cups. “I’m $90,000 in debt from student loans,” says his mom, Kaitlin Smith. That enormous bill impacts nearly every decision the young couple makes.
Student Loan Interest Rates Double Politicians of both parties talk about the importance of higher education, but Monday the intransigence of both parties made it even more difficult and expensive for some students to get a degree.
New Student Loan Rates Double On MondayThanks to the ongoing obstructionism from both political parties in Washington, DC, students taking out loans for the upcoming school year will be hit with nearly double the interest rates students were given last year.
Several Fla. Universities Named "Best Values" In Annual ListIn-state tuition costs are double what they were just ten years ago, yet many of the Sunshine State's public universities remain a good value, according to the latest annual “Best Values in Public Colleges” list compiled by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.
Focus on South Florida: Student LoansAt the beginning of July, several changes to federal student loan programs took effect. We take a look at how they affect undergraduate and graduate students and their wallets.