Education

Nearly One-Fifth of Millennials’ Salaries Spent on Student Loan Repayments

April 18, 2016
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By LowCards.com College graduates with student loans spend nearly one-fifth (18%) of their salaries on student loan payments, according to new research from Citizens Bank. 60% of these graduates, aged 35 and under, expect to be paying student loans into their 40s. Even though they’re struggling with this debt, only half of the respondents have looked into...

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Feds Shutting Down Illegal Student Debt Relief Scheme

Student Loan Processing.US and Owner Charged Student Loan Borrowers Millions in Illegal Fees The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has requested that a federal district court enter a final judgment and order that would shut down a student debt relief scheme that charged borrowers millions of dollars in illegal upfront fees for federal student...

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Middletown Vinal Tech’s LPN Program Faces Closure

February 9, 2016
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Middletown Vinal Tech’s LPN Program Faces Closure

By Kate Farrish The licensed practical nursing program at Vinal Technical High School in Middletown is in danger of closing because too few graduates have been passing the LPN licensing exam. Vinal Tech’s passing rate has been rising since it was 53 percent in 2012, but it remained at only 75 percent May 1...

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Feds Sue Student Financial Aid Firm For Ripping Off Students

Operation Ripped Off Students and Families Applying for College Financial Aid Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it is taking action to halt a nationwide student financial aid scam that allegedly ripped off tens of thousands of students and families across the country by illegally charging millions of dollars in fees for...

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