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Data from the New York Fed show student borrowers are increasingly over 40, including some still paying back their own loans while borrowing for their children's education.
Federal court finds that Education Dept. lacked adequate justification for one key measure in new regulations.
Despite growing concern over loan burdens, some key data points remain completely unclear -- including how much students borrow, on average, at specific colleges.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau enters the for-profit fray with an investigation of Corinthian Colleges, that references the company's loans to students. Will investigation expand?
KeyBank, an outlier in the lending industry, for years required the co-signing parent of one dead student to make payments on $50,000 of debt. The bank acquiesced after an online petition went viral.
The Department of Education admits failing to include black students in its calculation of loan repayment rates in run-up to gainful employment. The mistake will fuel for-profit claims of unfair treatment by feds.
A budget compromise would slightly increase funding for the National Institutes of Health and change eligibility for the largest federal grant program for college students.
Education Department action helps those who attended Corinthian, as well as ITT Technical Institute and American Career Institute.
GAO report faults Education Department for serious ‘shortcomings’ in estimating cost of income-based repayment programs, giving new ammunition to congressional Republicans.
Consumer advocates say a Brookings study highlights the need for comprehensive federal data on the relationship between college loan debt and race.
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