Financial Aid Blog

Recent changes to the federal student loan program.

I know many of you are getting confusing information concerning the recent changes enacted by President Obama.  Below is a link to the clearest information that we have found.  We will continue to monitor these changes and update you as warranted.

Clearing Up Some Confusion About the New Federal Student Loan Rules

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Grace period coming to an end?

Informative article for 2011 graduates.

US News and World Report - Student Loan Ranger

 

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How Do You Stack Up on Credit Card Debt?

The Average College Student Has $3,200 on Credit Cards—How Do You Stack Up?

If you're a typical student, you carry an average of $3,200 in credit card debt. If your credit card's interest rate is about 14% and you pay $100 a month, it will take you almost three and a half years to pay off your debt, including an additional $829 in interest.

Join the Great Lakes webinar "Credit Card Smarts" on November 4 at 1:00 p.m. Central time or November 11 at 1:00 p.m. Central time and learn how credit

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