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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

A Dartmouth College student walks across the main campus February 28, 2001 in Hanover, NH. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Tax Education Credits And Deductions

College is very expensive. Congress and the IRS have given us ways to offset education costs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/13/2014

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Warren Blasts Government Profits From Student Loans

Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she is shocked that the federal government earned an estimated $66 billion in profit from student loans originated between 2007 and 2012.

02/01/2014

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Sen. Warren To File Bill Allowing Refinancing For Student Loans

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to file a bill to let students refinance their old loans at a new lower rate.

01/22/2014

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Who Should Pay For College?

The student is going to benefit so should they foot the bill?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/22/2014

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Student Loan Deal Doesn’t Guarantee Long-Term Relief

An undergrad taking out a Stafford Loan today would pay less than 4-percent interest, well under the current 6.9-percent rate.

07/18/2013

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Interest Rates On Student Loans Set To Double Monday

Student loans – subsidized by the government – are the only reason some kids are able to go to college.

06/27/2013

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Sen. Warren Bill Would Ease Student Loan Interest Rates

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling on Congress to stop student loan interest rates from doubling this summer.

05/08/2013

Robin and Ted Curley, with their triplets, Derek, Justin and Samantha.

College Loans Could Cost Some Their Retirement

Paying for college is not only a problem for recent grads. Those big bills are staying with families for decades and it could wind up costing some their retirement.

10/19/2012

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Clean Up Those Credit Cards!

What’s in your wallet?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/05/2012

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