Navient Headquarters in Delaware. Picture file CONCORD, NH – The state attorney general’s office announced May 16 that it has reached an agreement with attorney Navient Corporation and Navient Solutions, LLC (“Navient”), a student loan servicer, to provide $3,590,988 $.96 in debt forgiveness to 129 New Hampshire student borrowers. “ThisRead More →

Of all the failed policies of President Joe Biden and his Democratic socialist enablers, allowing people to get out of student loan debt is perhaps the most troubling. The irresponsible tax policies pushed by elected Democrats have given us historically high inflation that is punishing hard-working families with dramatically risingRead More →

Prosper and SoFi are two great online personal lenders. SoFi, founded in 2011, got its start as a student-focused company. It has since expanded to offer a variety of financial services, including personal loans. Prosper started as a peer-to-peer lending site in 2005 and now offers a variety of lendingRead More →

Student borrowers rally near the White House to tell President Biden to cancel student debt. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images) May 22, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. EDT Millions of Americans rely on the federal government to cover the cost of college. Student loans have been around for generations, but borrowing has onlyRead More →

May 19, 2022 4:33 p.m. ET Student borrowers demonstrate for debt cancellation near the White House on May 12. Photo: Paul Morigi/Getty Images Regarding Richard Shinder’s op-ed “Student Loan Relief Should Happen in Bankruptcy Court” (May 11): I propose the following adjustments: The federal government stop providing student loans. CongressRead More →

Last January, student loan company Navient was forced to forgive $1.7 billion in federal student debt as part of a federal settlement ruled by Attorney General Maura Healey. The settlement, which also required Navient to distribute $95 million in restitution to about 350,000 federal borrowers, came after a long fightRead More →

Federal student loan interest rates are expected to rise for the 2022-23 academic year, following the US Treasury Department’s 10-year note auction on Wednesday afternoon. The new rates will be 4.99% for undergraduate loans, 6.54% for direct unsubsidized graduate loans and 7.54% for PLUS loans. These rates will come intoRead More →

I really have to wonder about the individual who concluded that student debt is the result of overly lenient parents “buying for the child whatever he wants” (“Student calls for college debt relief suggest overindulgence by parents”, May 4). What kind of improvident parent would buy everything for their offspringRead More →

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders, all opinions are our own. The latest personal loan interest rate trends fromRead More →

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders, all opinions are our own. The latest personal loan interest rate trends fromRead More →

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders, all opinions are our own. The latest personal loan interest rate trends fromRead More →

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. Credible Market’sRead More →

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Good news for borrowers. Last week, personal loan rates fell slightly. As long as you are a qualified borrower, you benefit from a relatively low interest rate.Read More →

To come to the student loan debate without any background is to think it’s pretty much a big giveaway for millions of borrowers. The reality is more complicated. An important part of this reality is this: under the rules, many borrowers already have the right to obtain the cancellation orRead More →