Think Twice Before Taking Out a Private Student Loan

Factors like customer service should also be considered, Mr. Kantrowitz said. Is there a help line if you need to reach someone on the weekend? Can you update your address…

Student Loan Borrowers Don’t Deserve ‘Forgiveness.’ They Deserve an Apology.

Still not convinced that the nation should ask debtors for absolution, and not the other way around? Consider the facts. First, there’s the Free Application for Financial Aid, or FAFSA,…

Nudge limits, student ages, best for international business

Good afternoon from London. Our first article today looks at what prospective students want from their business Master’s degree. Find out why nudge theory may be insufficient for tackling some…

A rugby team manager’s conversion to MBA student

I graduated from Tokyo’s Waseda University in the late 1990s as a politics major and was looking for a job when I saw that the Japanese rugby union was hiring…

More Companies Consider Helping Workers Pay Student Loans

A big factor is that under the federal government’s pandemic relief programs enacted in 2020, employers are able to make tax-exempt loan repayment contributions to their employees of up to…

Biden Administration Extends Pause on Student Loan Payments

The Biden administration has extended the pause on student loans to May 1, pushing back the restart of payments for tens of millions of borrowers whose loans have been effectively…

‘I didn’t want this to be my life.’ I’m 38 and have $208K in student loans. I work a job I hate for $47K a year. How can I dig out of debt?

Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I am 38, went to college, but since have struggled to find a career I enjoy. I now have over $208,000 in student loans, but only make…

What to Know as Student Loan Repayments Restart in February 2022

There’s a confusing assortment of plans available, and there may even be a new one coming, though probably not for a while. For now, the alphabet soup includes PAYE, REPAYE,…

My leap from ice dancer to MBA student

When I was four, my parents put me into hockey classes at our local rink in New York and I just took to it. But it only lasted a couple…

Peace Corps Volunteers Fall Through the Cracks of a Student Loan Fix

When the Instruction Office announced fixes for its deeply dysfunctional Community Service Mortgage Forgiveness plan very last thirty day period, hundreds of countless numbers of long-suffering borrowers had been quickly…