All posts tagged "student loans"

  • Campus Progress and the battle of the bulging interest rates

    By Anna Meany– The growing tension of college students and recent graduates seeking to pay off their loans has become the motivation for Campus Progress, an online group that calls themselves “young people working for progressive change.”...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Students narrowly avoid additional debt: interest rates remain low

    By Rae Hodge– On Friday, Congress passed legislation preventing student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1. Rates on subsidized Stafford loans will remain at 3.4 percent for an additional year. The $6 billion cost of...

    • Posted July 2, 2012
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  • Editorial: Student loan bubble troubling

    On Oct. 26, President Barrack Obama announced the Student Loan Relief Act, which would cap student loan repayments at 10 percent of students’ respective discretionary income. The act would also limit the repayment period. Outstanding federal higher...

    • Posted November 1, 2011
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