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Tag: Student loans

Having student debt helped me find myself

Student loans are worth having unforgettable memories.

Kander hosts college affordability roundtable

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander estimated student debt totals $1.2 trillion nationwide.

Student Debt Relief Act aims to aid graduate students

Of the $1.3 trillion in U.S. student debt, graduate students owe 40 percent of it on average, said Rep. Kip Kendrick, D-Columbia.

Obama tackles student debt

With President Obama’s plan, the remaining amount of an undergraduate’s debt will be removed after 20 years.

Spain-Johanson report targets Missouri tuition

According to the report, MU tuition has nearly doubled since 1994 and loans make up almost 70 percent of all financial aid in Missouri.

McCaskill backs bill to lower student loans

McCaskill has backed a fully paid for bill to lower loan interest rates.

Investing in capitalism and the American student

Congress voted to increase student loan rates again, but that’s not the problem. The current system should be overhauled to provide an investment in Americans seeking to contribute to the economy.

Obama, Congress differ on student loan rate reform

In 2011, 59 percent of MU graduates had debt.

Student loan default rate rises for public, private, for-profit schools

Schools with excessive default rates can lose eligibility for federal aid programs.

Debt ceiling agreement creates problems for graduate students paying off loans

The changes for graduate student loans will go into effect July 1, 2012.

Student loan debt to exceed $1 trillion before 2012

Pell Grant funding will drop to its lowest level since 1998.

Legislators pledge support for Perkins Loan program extension

The program is set to expire in two years.

Obama talks student debt, affordability in conference call

The Maneater and several other college publications took part in a conference call with the president Monday.

Students repay more debt in spite of recession

MU default rates and statewide rates have both fallen.