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#MillionStudentMarch leads to nationwide college demonstrations

#MillionStudentMarch leads to nationwide college demonstrations

Daniel Shin

November 12, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Students across the nation staged public walkouts and demonstrations to protest rising student debt figures and demand free tuition options at the higher education level. Demonstrators spread their demands through the social media hashtag #MillionStudentMarch. While...

Student loan debt collectors may lose out on commission rates

Jason Gallaher

April 3, 2013

Private collection agencies and the U.S. Department of Education remain unclear about the specifics on their new contract conditions that began in March to limit private debt collection agency commissions. According to a representative of the U.S. Department of Education, who wished to remain on back...

Students’ loan debt may not be worth the cost of college

Christina Cocca

October 9, 2012

Some students may be forced to consider the payoffs of college when paying off the loans after student loan debt hit the $1 trillion mark last year, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. According to the CSU Graduation Initiative, CSUN’s average graduation rate is less ...

Invest in your education long-term; No down payment necessary

Raewyn Smith

March 4, 2012

It’s no secret that the government is attacking the higher education system in California with budget cuts and penalty fees. Last month, students at UC Riverside released a proposal to fix the education crisis; students would attend University of California schools with no upfront charges and upon...

CSUN offers education on credit card management and financial planning

Christiaan Patterson

March 24, 2011

At the age of 35, business finance major, Adrineh, who chose not to give her last name because of confidentiality reasons,  has already filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. “We bought a house five or six years ago when the prices were high and we started renovating the house,” she said. “At the same ...

Debt. Whose fault is it?

Jacky Guerrero

December 10, 2008

As a college student I know that the money I earn combined with the little money I get back from financial aid is barely enough to support my lifestyle, which by the way is not grand. After a few very bad experiences with over drafting, credit card payments, and loans, I feel that I have learned my lesson...

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