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My Techniques to Increase my Monthly Student Loan Payment - Finding out my monthly student loan payment was eye opening. I was completely shocked. $1,400/month for JUST my private loans, not even my federal loans. How was I going to afford this?! Especially when my federal loans were out of the grace period, which hasn’t even happened yet.

from nytimes.com

Relief From Student Loan Debt for Public Service Workers

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from ABC News

Republicans Seize on Bankrupcy of Battery Maker That Received $249M in Federal Loan Guarantees

#166 Oct. 17-Republicans Seize on Bankrupcy of Battery Maker That Received $249M in Federal Loan Guarantees; Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images

from AL.com

Up from the ashes: Developers awarded $3.7 million federal loan to transform Birmingham's historic Powell School

Up from the ashes: Developers awarded $3.7 million federal loan to transform Birmingham's historic Powell School | AL.com

from nytimes.com

Hidden Side of the College Dream: Mediocre Graduation Rates

An abysmally low percentage of students who need federal loans manage to earn a degree.

from Fox News

Students feel burn of sequester cuts in fee hikes, despite inaction on fraud

Students feel burn of sequester cuts in fee hikes on federal loans Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/03/15/students-feel-burn-sequester-cuts-in-fee-hikes-on-federal-loans/#ixzz2Nd4x4k7p

from Forbes

How O'Malley Would Let Private Lenders Back Into Federal Student Loans

Gov. Martin O’Malley proposes letting the same banks that were thrown out of the federal student loan program in 2010 through the back door. He proposes letting folks with private student loans convert them to federal loans. The gov't then pays off the private lender and issues a new loan with the same balance, but a lower interest rate and allows it to be repaid through income-based repayment; ultimately, allowing students to max out federal loans and then take out even more private loans…

DRAKE UNIVERSITY UNDER SCRUTINY BY STUDENTS FOR EMBEZZLEMENT SCHEME. Options now available for private and federal loan forgiveness

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