student loans

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African-American students are paying a big price when it comes to achieving higher education; according to a new report, Blacks acquire the most student loan debt. The National…

Wealth coach Deborah Owens joined Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to share some very important information about saving for college. In this week’s installment of…

Ella Edwards, the mother of a college student who died in 2009 unexpectedly  launched an online petition asking the loan company First Marblehead Corp to…

Franchesca Leigh Ramsey, a 27-year-old freelance graphic designer, is among the many viral sensations to have parodied Beyonce’s latest video “Countdown.” In perhaps the most socially poignant of the parodies, Ramsey’s “Student Loan Countdown,” highlights the trouble many U.S. college students have paying back their college loans. In the parody, Ramsey sings: “Oh, should I stand […]

Avoid student loans like the plague. Borrow as little as humanly possible, because once you get those funds, there is no way to avoid paying them. The lenders also have some extraordinary rights for repayment…like taking your tax refund.