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2014-04-17 16:24:20

CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even as the country's total consumer debt decreased 8% from Q1 2009 to Q4 2013, total student debt rose 63% over the same time frame, far outstripping the growth in auto loans, the only other type of debt that increased over that time. According to Mintel's latest report, only 20% of respondents believe that student loans are a good investment, which is down significantly from the 54% of respondents who answered that same question a mere two...

2014-04-08 08:37:54

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceannate Corp today announced that the company has filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in support of the Petition for Rulemaking of ACA International. Ceannate's comments were filed jointly with several major professional groups in the postsecondary education sector including the Coalition of Higher Education Assistance Organizations (COHEAO), National Association of College and University Business...

2014-02-25 23:26:51

Tens-of-thousands of Students Across the Globe Expected to Complete Post-High School Education Through Unprecedented Partnership Between Kiva.org and Vittana.org San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Today, Kiva.org and Vittana.org announced an unprecedented partnership to expand access to higher education for tens-of-thousands of poor and low-income students in developing nations. Kiva.org is the world’s largest crowdfunding platform with a mission to alleviate poverty....

2014-02-15 23:02:37

Debt Consolidation USA comes to the defense of student loans by declaring that student loans may be worth having. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA, one of the most prominent debt relief websites, published an article that sought to defend the need for student loans. Published last February 10, 2014, the article titled “Study Reveals That Student Loans May Be Worth It”, explained how this type of debt can really help increase the earning potential of...

2014-01-29 23:31:51

Bilingual staff members will be on hand to help families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form at Alvernia University on Saturday, Feb. 8. Reading, PA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Bilingual staff members will be on hand to help families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form at Alvernia University on Saturday, Feb. 8. The annual "FAFSA & Fun" event is open to the public, and will be held in the lobby of Bernardine Hall...

2013-12-04 23:33:10

Cloud-Based Lending Leader Reaches Origination and Servicing Milestone New York, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 LendKey, the cloud-based lending technology company located in New York City, today announced that it has surpassed $500 million in loan volume originated and serviced on its cloud-based platform. LendKey, which was founded in 2008, has primarily provided financial institutions with lending platforms for private student loans and private student loan consolidations. The company...

2013-11-13 08:27:38

Policy Brief Features Stories of Struggling Borrowers And Spells Out Urgently Needed Reforms WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the policy division of Consumer Reports, called on Congress today to adopt a number of reforms urgently needed to restore fairness to the student loan system. The consumer group spelled out its reform agenda in a policy brief highlighting recent research on the mounting student loan debt crisis and stories from consumers...

2013-11-06 12:24:45

BOSTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ValoreBooks, the textbooks subsidiary of SimpleTuition, Inc. and SALT(TM), a free educational resource for tackling student debt, have just partnered on a campaign to eradicate $7,500 in student loan debt for one lucky U.S. student this fall. This campaign is part of a broader effort to help students manage the cost of higher education, save money on college purchases and generally manage their money more effectively. From now until December 15,...

2013-11-04 12:31:49

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) is sponsoring College Nights at 27 locations throughout Virginia, now through November 15. The free events, which have been held each year since 2007, help students and families learn about planning and paying for college. A drawing for four $500 scholarships will be held at each location. More information is available at www.collegenights.org. College Nights are part of a trio of events...

2013-10-31 23:38:58

cuStudentLoans hosts the second annual “Student Loan Consolidation Awareness Week” with expert advice and prizing New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 In an effort to help the millions of recent graduates carrying student loan debt and raise awareness on options available to them, cuStudentLoans declares November 4th – 8th as “Student Loan Consolidation Awareness Week.” The week-long event, which is in its second year, features daily webinars, exciting educational awareness...