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#MillionStudentMarch leads to nationwide college demonstrations

Protesters raise their fists to celebrate Tim Wolfe's resignation during the Concerned Students 1950 protest on Monday, Nov. 9 2015, in Columbia, Mo. (Michael Cali/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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