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The Surprising Downside of Steering Clear of Student Loans

January 06, 2015

Online Article From Time Inc.
Liz Weston / Reuters Dec. 2, 2014
Headlines about daunting student loan burdens may leave you scared to borrow altogether. But a college degree is worth the investment, even if that means taking on some debt.
The nex...

Private Student Loans: Lenders Ramp Up Offerings

December 18, 2014

The private student-loan market is expanding.
Lenders gave out $7.04 billion of such loans for the 2013-14 academic year, up 6% from a year prior and 25% from 2010-11, when originations bottomed out, according to a new repo...

Ivory Tower - Is College Worth the Cost?

November 20, 2014

Thursday 11/20 on CNN News 9pm ET
(CNN) — There’s no doubt that it’s a tough time for families pondering the value of a college degree.
On the one hand, there’s...

Credit Union Student Loans Thrive Despite Market Woes

July 21, 2014

CU Student Loans Thrive Despite Market Woes
By Peter Strozniak July 20, 2014
The barrage of dismal news reports may be shaping a public perception that a financial crisis is looming for the $1.2 trillion student loan debt market. News of high defa...

SOFI gets $77 million for Student Loan startup

September 11, 2012

A San Francisco startup called Social Finance Inc. has raised $77.2 million in venture capital for a service that promises to give students access to relatively low loan rates through networks of alumni investors……… more

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