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UCI will try out lower tuition and smaller classes in a pilot academy for mid-income freshmen

Because of reduced tuition, financial aid will not be available to students in the program, but they can still use campus-based scholarships and private student loans, according to the university. Students will still be required to pay student fees and …

How Does Getting Married Affect Student Loan Payments?

But if you are widowed and your partner still owed a balance on his or her student loans, will you need to repay the loan? Generally not.

What $300000 in student debt does to the vet school dream

With federal loans covering the first part of each year's loan at 6 percent interest and the rest covered by private student loans at a variable rate of 8.5 to 10 percent, I should graduate from veterinary school with a total debt of around $300,000 …

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Moves Higher on Volume Spike for May 08

The Company offers credit card loans, private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans and deposit products. Headquartered in Riverwoods, IL, Discover Financial Services has 15,549 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO David …

Susan Tompor: Refinancing pitches hit the mail for student debt

One drawback: Borrowers who hold federal student loans and consolidate into private student loans give up attractive deferment and forbearance plans, loan forgiveness options and income-driven repayment plans.

Wilmington startup lands $30M in venture capital

Variable interest rates for private student loans offered by College Ave are based on credit scores and typically require a co-signer.

Family Time: Decoding college financial aid award letters

If you find the amount of financial aid provided isn't enough (including the amount offered in federal loans), families may want to research and explore private student loans as an option to cover the additional expenses. Look for competitive interest …

Ask Brianna: Can I start a business if I have student debt?

Reducing payments on private student loans requires other strategies. If you're working full time and have a credit score in the mid-600s or higher, you may be able to refinance your student debt.

Navient Knew Loans Were Garbage When They Saddled Students With Them

The lawsuit filed by Lisa Madigan, the Illinois attorney general, is especially interesting. The suit alleges Sallie Mae/Navient intentionally extended private student loans to consumers they knew would not be able to afford them. In fact it is stated …

6 Tips for Decoding College Financial Aid Award Letters

If you find the amount of financial aid provided isn't enough (including the amount offered in federal loans), families may want to research and explore private student loans as an option to cover the additional expenses. Look for competitive interest …