It’s FAFSA Time: Get Your Clients Ready
Parents and students can file these forms, which are required for financial aid and PLUS loans, as soon as Oct. 1.
CFPB Pursues Illegal Student Loan Practices Despite DOE Data Freeze
The agency ordered Collegiate Student Loan Trusts and its debt collector to pay $21 million in fines and restitution for illegal debt collection lawsuits.
20 Best Paying Jobs for College Business Majors: 2017
ThinkAdvisor used PayScale’s College Salary Report, which gathered information from 2.3 million college graduates.
New York Cracks Down on Student Loan Fraud, Abuse
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a three-pronged approach designed to end abuses and get compensation for victims.
A Portrait of the Student Loan Borrower: Older, Deeper in Debt, More Likely Delinquent
The student loan debt crisis is worsening in ways that go well beyond the size of the debt, the CFPB reports.
529 College Plans and Taxes: The Basics and Then Some
Find out how to decipher the basic IRS rules, though for IRS that means complicated, for 529 college savings plans.
Colleges Feeling the Pressure of High Tuition
But a possible solution under consideration by a national association for private nonprofit schools could reduce financial aid based on merit.
New Tool Helps Families Assess Effects of Budget Cuts on Student Aid
A new tool from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators shows the impact of Trump budget cuts on financial aid at individual schools.
Top-Rated 529 College Savings Plans: Savingforcollege.com
There are 17 plans with top rankings based on their flexibility, costs, investment performance and more.
How American Families Pay for College: 2017
Sallie Mae’s 10th survey of parents and children shows that parents are saving less and students are borrowing more.