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The student-loan market is not in a bubble and going into debt to pay for college is still worth it, according to a new report. But those are the rare bits of good news in the otherwise dispiriting report on students’ escalating college debt....
Money & CompanyThe stock market ping-pong ball bounced up as investors cheered new moves by debt-hobbled European nations to tackle their fiscal woes. The passage of an austerity budget in Italy and further steps toward a unity government in Greece comforted investors.....
Kids & MoneyMaybe federal regulators studying ways to make college loans more affordable can learn a few things from the experts on the front lines -- borrowers who are piling up the debt. That's the goal of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which...
Kids & MoneyWhen someone pitches me a special limited-time offer for things like magazine subscriptions, miracle diet pills or muscle-layering workout gear, I tend to press my consumer anxiety button. That's because these "bargains" can be expensive and impulsive...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsJeremy Thomas is a freshman at Wichita State University. But he's well aware of the 16-thousand-dollar debt waiting for him after graduation. We asked him if his student debt scared him. "A little because I know I will have to start paying it back...
While the turbulence roiling the real estate and debt markets is painful, for some investors there's gold in that upheaval. "Capital-market dislocations can present opportunities to make money," said Peter Palandjian, chief executive of...
Of The Morning CallI-iesha Leon of Bethlehem never expected her one-and-a-half year stint at Lehigh Valley College could cost her $92,910.47. That's what she's on track to pay -- seven student loans totaling $37,514, plus $55,396.47 in interest. In its quest for tuition...
Feb 12, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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