How Student Loan Debt Can Affect Your Tax ReturnIf you accrued any student loan debt in 2016, here’s everything you’ll need to know when filing your tax returns this year.
I-Team: Company That Handles Billing For MEFA Student Loans Agrees To Pay $2.4 MillionA national student loan servicer responsible for handling thousands of borrower accounts in Massachusetts has agreed to pay $2.4 million following an investigation by Attorney General Maura Healey’s office.
I-Team: Borrower Complaints Mount Against Company That Handles Billing For MEFA Student LoansThe I-Team discovered issues with the company that exclusively provides loan servicing for MEFA and other lenders across the country.
I-Team: Beware Of Student Loan Debt Relief ScamsWith an increasing number of college graduates shouldering enormous student loan burdens, consumer protection agencies are warning borrowers about a growing “cottage industry” of predatory debt relief companies.
New Federal Website For Student Loan RepaymentsThe U.S. Department of Education has launched a new website for student loan borrowers.
Student Loan Debt Hurting Millennials' American DreamsPaying off debt is taking a big bite out of life itself.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Seeks Review Of Military Student Loan LawWarren is seeking a fresh examination of a student loan law aimed at providing consumer protections to members of the military while on active duty.
Sen. Bernie Sanders Wants To Make College Tuition FreeVermont senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to eliminate college tuition.
Elizabeth Warren Hosts Student Debt Forum At UMass BostonSenator Elizabeth Warren hosted a forum on the high cost of a college education and the student debt crisis at the University of Massachusetts Boston at 2 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
Tax Education Credits and DeductionsCollege is very expensive, but Congress and the IRS have given us a few ways to offset education costs.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore 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.