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Paying Off Student Loans Is Toughest for People With Low Debt


3 March 2015

While student debt averages nationally and among states hover at around $30,000, researchers at the New York Federal Reserve Bank have found that the rise in defaults has actually impacted borrowers with far less debt.

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Student and Borrower Advocates Call on States and Feds to Fire Navient


2 March 2015

Higher Ed, Not Debt is calling on state and federal entities to sever ties with Pioneer, after the Department of Education announced it  would end its contracts… Read more

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Partner Statements: Department of Education to End Contracts with Private Collection Agencies


2 March 2015

On Friday, February 27th the U.S. Department of Education announced it would end their contracts with five private debt collection agencies. Read our partner statements below: American… Read more

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Three Signs That Young Americans Are Getting a Raw Deal


27 February 2015

By Richard Eskow This post first appeared on We talk a good game about opportunity in this country, but here are three signs that we’re failing… Read more

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Montana Wants Employers To Pay Down Their Employees’ Student Loans


26 February 2015

By Annie Wood This post first appeared on Wouldn’t it be great for college graduates to get a little student loan relief as they enter the workforce,… Read more

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