As students head back to school for the start of the fall semester, aid offices are faced with many competing priorities. Please take a second to complete this poll to let us know what you see as the biggest challenge at this time of year. Once you've submitted your answer you'll be able to see how your office compares to that of your peers. Take t […]
Generation Progress is out with 50 fact sheets—one for each state—on the effects student loan refinancing would have on indebted residents. Each fact sheet includes national and state-specific student loan statistics, including the average debt load for 2012 bachelor’s degree graduates ($29,400), how many indebted residents live in a particular state, and th […]
"As colleges and universities start the new school year, the student debt bomb could be leading to growing enrollments in college-level financial advisory courses and programs, the CFP Board’s director of academic programs, Charles Chaffin, told Financial Advisor," Financial Advisor reports.
"The lenders to troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. have agreed to the sale of certain school's assets, which would raise much-needed funds and allow operations to continue as the company looks to sell many of its campuses," The Wall Street Journal reports.