A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation today to set student-loan interest rates on federal loans, linking rates to the market and setting caps.
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July 18, 2013
July 02, 2013
With no congressional intervention, rates on federally subsidized student loans increased on July 1, but student groups continue to lobby for action.
June 03, 2013
Advocacy groups plan to rally on June 5 to keep student-loan interest rates from doubling on July 1.
May 23, 2013
Young adults with increasingly higher levels of education are faring better in the job market, but are racking up more debt, according to a new federal report.
May 21, 2013
Nearly half of recent college graduates were surprised by the amount of debt they accrued, a survey shows.
October 01, 2012
The default rate on college loans dropped slightly from fiscal 2008 to fiscal 2009, data show.
September 27, 2012
Student-loan debt is expanding to more American households, according to a new analysis.
August 20, 2012
A new paper, "Disparities in Debt: Parents' Socioeconomic Resources and Young Adult Student Loan Debt," reveals students from middle-class families going into great debt for college than their peers from low- or high-income families.
July 06, 2012
President is expected to permanently sign into law lower student loan interest rates, but borrowers eligibility is limited on other fronts.
June 29, 2012
The bill will freeze interest rates at 3.4 percent, averting a scheduled increase on July 1 to 6.8 percent.