Study: Some Grads Would Spend A Week In Jail To Erase Student Loan DebtFour in five graduates with student loans think of their debt as a life sentence, according to new research, so it’s not hard to imagine how far people would go to to get rid of their debt, including going to jail.
Student Debt: How To Get A Higher Education, Learn Marketable Job Skills Without Going Into DebtIt is no secret college gets more expensive by the year, and students graduate with a ton of student loan debt.
Pennsylvania AG: Student Loan Company Cost Borrowers BillionsA new federal lawsuit by Pennsylvania's attorney general says the nation's largest student loan company engaged in abusive practices that have cost borrowers billions of dollars.
West Virginia Has Highest US Student Loan Default RateGovernment records show West Virginia has the highest default rate on college student loans in the nation.
Loan Refinancing Is Helping Students Dig Their Way Out Of DebtA new company claims it can help slash loan payments, saving graduates in debt considerable amounts of money.
How Student Loan Debt Can Affect Your Tax ReturnIf you accrued any student loan debt in 2016, here’s everything you’ll need to know when filing your tax returns this year.
ITT Technical Institute Students Looking For Answers After Campus ClosuresWhen Bill Wenzel came to the ITT Technical Institute at the Pittsburgh Mills Wednesday morning, he found himself locked out.
Consumer Reports: Advice For Avoiding Student DebtYou may think college is necessary to land a good-paying job, but at what price?
Government Launches New Website For Student Loan BorrowersThe Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.
Tuition-Free Schools Still An Option In USALast week, 22,000 high school students and parents checked out the Pittsburgh National College Fair at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, and the cost of tuition was on everyone's mind.
More Students Look To Crowdfunding To Pay College TuitionCrowdfunding is becoming more common.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
More Local Female College Students Signing Up With “Sugar Daddy” WebsitesA new report says more and more young women attending college in the Pittsburgh area are signing up with controversial “Sugar Daddy” websites to help fund their education and avoid student loans.
14 Presidents Of Pa. State Schools Get RaisesAs college students struggle to pay tuition and pay off student loans, college presidents in Pennsylvania state schools are doing pretty well.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.