Once again the false claim that the children of U.S. senators and representatives don't have to pay their student loan debt has gone viral.
While college may be 'the ticket to the middle class,' it might not be the right choice -- right now.
You may have more options than you realize. But first, pull your credit scores and improve them, if necessary.
Some communities will make it worth your while to relocate by paying toward your student loans or covering other expenses.
The numbers don't even include student loans that are in deferment or forbearance because the borrower can't afford to pay.
College graduates face loan-servicing problems that bear an 'uncanny resemblance' to those in the mortgage industry, a new study says.
Recent college grads owe more than $26,000 on average, and more than a third of them are working in jobs that don't require a college degree.
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