Education Loans

47 States Call On Betsy Devos To Forgive Student Loans For Disabled Veterans

June 3, 2019

Updated Sunday at 2:14 p.m. ET On Friday, three days before Memorial Day, attorneys general for 47 states wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to automatically forgive student loans for eligible disabled veterans. The Department of Education has identified more than 42,000 veterans who qualify for a federal program known as Total and Permanent Disability […]

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Education loans in India shrink 25% in 4 yrs

May 28, 2019

Image used for representation. (File Photo) BENGALURU: India’s education loan market has shrunk 25% in the past four years. The number of students able to secure loans fell to 2.5 lakh as of March 31, 2019 from 3.34 lakh students as of March 31, 2015. High non-performing assets levels, which have nearly doubled to 12.5% […]

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Most people don’t understand how student loans work. This must change

May 18, 2019

 Graduates leave the Great Hall after a degree ceremony at Birmingham University UK. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Ask most people, whether they’re students, graduates or parents, how teaching at university is paid for and the response will be anything but clear. Many will have heard that students graduate with “£50,000 of debt” and that their […]

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Applying for education loan? Here’re 5 things you should keep in mind

May 11, 2019

An education loan covers the course fee and other expenses such as accommodation, exam and other miscellaneous charges. While opting for an educational loan there are certain things that should be kept in mind. Education Loan  |  Photo Credit: BCCL New Delhi: With the increasing cost of education, people seek for education loans today. There are a […]

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Will Introduce Single-window System for Education Loans if Voted to Power, Says Rahul Gandhi

April 30, 2019

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi Sunday said if voted to power, his party will introduce a single-window system for education loans and bring a law that will “list the rights and duties of students”. In a Facebook post, Gandhi asserted that a Congress government will ensure free education to all students from Class 1 to […]

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Lawmakers debate future of loan relief for public workers

April 29, 2019

In 2007, the U.S. government made a promise to public service workers: Make 10 years of payments on their federal student loans and any remaining debt would be erased. But officials have largely failed to deliver. And that’s left lawmakers questioning whether to end the program or try to fix it. The Trump administration and […]

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