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Fitch Publishes Exposure Draft for Rating U.S. FFELP ABS
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Fitch Ratings has published an exposure draft with respect to its criteria for rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program ABS. Fitch invites feedback on the proposals during the consultation period that will end on 30 May 2014.
 
Debt Consolidation USA Shares How Americans Still Believe in College
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The article explains how Americans still put a premium on college education and how they understand that student loan is an important tool in getting a good standard of living. (PRWeb April 19, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/americans_believe/college_is_important/prweb11772592.htm
 
Fitch Affirms College Loan Trust-I Senior Notes; Upgrades Sub Notes
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Fitch Ratings affirms the senior student loan bonds at 'AAAsf' and upgrades the subordinate bonds to 'A+sf' from 'BBBsf' issued by College Loan Trust-I Amended and Restated 2003 Indenture of Trust .
 
Most For-Profit College Grads Earn Less Than High School Dropouts
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Seventy-two percent of for-profit college programs produced graduates who earned less on average than high school dropouts, according to the Dept. of Education.
 
9 ways to spot — and avoid — a shady student loan 'debt relief' agency
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Student loan "debt relief" scams abound. But how can a borrower avoid falling prey to them? Look out for these nine red flags to spot these agencies - and steer clear of them.
 
Consumer Alert: Student Loan Debt Scams Increasing
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Student loan debt can be overwhelming to some consumers already riddled with debt from mortgages and credit card bills. The federal government says student loan debt is the single largest form of consumer debt, aside from mortgages. According to a recent report the average student will have amassed $29,000 in student loans before leaving college.
 
Fact vs. Fiction: Student Loan Tax Breaks
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ORLANDO, Fla., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With tax season in full swing, student loan borrowers are looking for savings. "Money is especially tight for recent graduates," says Curt Henderson, President of Bright Horizons Financial Services. "Borrowers can and should maximize credits and deductions related to their loans." Henderson urges borrowers to get the facts on student loan ...
 
Student Loan Dept Scams Increasing
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Some Arkansas consumers have received mailers from a for-profit entity claiming that the entity can help consolidate or defer student loan debt -- services offered at a cost of hundreds of dollars are often available for free.
 
Are You Blowing Thousands On These Unexpected Student Loan Costs?
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NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Behold the prudent federal student loan borrower: he borrows only what he really needs, and upon graduation, signs up for the most sensible loan repayment programs.
 
Six Tips for Managing Student Loans and College Expenses
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It’s the time of year when high school seniors are finalizing plans for college. In addition to choosing a major and deciding where to live, it’s important for parents and students