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2 years 2 months ago

Romney agrees with Obama on student loans

ASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday embraced a student loan proposal that President Barack Obama is selling on the campaign trail and refused to endorse Sen. Marco Rubio's conservative immigration plan aimed at helping young illegal immigrants. The two policy positions signaled an effort...

3 years 10 months ago

More college grads default on student loans

The number of people defaulting on their federal student loans is climbing, and those who attend for-profit schools remain the most likely group to default, according to new government data released Monday. The U.S. Department of Education says numbers from fiscal year 2008 show 7 percent of borrowers of...

4 years 3 months ago

New federal law forces 2,500 layoffs

A new law that cuts banks out of the federal student loan business is costing 2,500 workers at Sallie Mae their jobs. The nation's largest student lender has told 1,200 staffers in service centers in Killeen, Texas, and Panama City, Fla., they will lose their jobs by year-end. The...

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