Billionaire Betsy DeVos wants to scrap student debt forgiveness. Surprised? | Jamie Peck

The plan by the secretary of education represents the Trump administrations multi-part assault on public education and the non-rich When Donald Trump appointed Betsy DeVos secretary of education, Americas school-going people worried it was only a matter of time before she brought back debtors prison for student loan defaulters and subcontracted out K-12 education to

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Nicki Minaj is helping studious fans pay their college expenses

A most benevolent diva. Image: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for People.com Fans of Nicki Minaj piled on with internet praise this weekend after the artist offered to pay college-related expenses for students with straight A’s. Minaj responded to dozens of requests on Twitter from fans seeking hundreds or thousands of dollars to pay down student loans

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DeVos Undoes Obama Student Loan Protections

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday rolled back an Obama administration attempt to reform how student loan servicers collect debt. Obama issued a pair (PDF) of memorandums (PDF) last year requiring that the government’s Federal Student Aid office, which services $1.1 trillion in government-owned student loans, do more to help borrowers manage, or even discharge, their debt. But in a memorandum (PDF) to the

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Student loan giant Navient on suit: ‘no expectation’ it will act in ‘interest of the consumer’

Federal regulators in January sued Navient, accusing the biggest U.S. student loan company of making it harder for borrowers to repay loans by giving them bad information, processing payments incorrectly and failing to act on complaints. Navient reportedly said in response the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau suit that there is no expectation that the servicer

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Nicki Minaj Says Shell Pay Off Fans College Tuition If They Have Good Grades, And Heres How People Reacted

Need some help paying your college tuition fees or student loans? Nicki Minaj can help! Seriously. Saturday night, the award-winning rapper was on Twitter telling her fans that she would pay international airfare for contest winners (who would get to spend time with her at the Billboard music awards in Las Vegas) when a US student

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Here’s How Taking Out Student Loans Will Hurt You More Than You Expect It To

Were now used to the idea we have to get a student loan in order to go to college, but evidence shows student loans should be avoided at all costs. The government has been suing colleges, claiming theyre predatory lenders. If you think about this matter from a logical point of view, youll also see

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Who Is Sam Hunts Wife? Here’s What We Know About Hannah Lee Fowler

Heads up, country music fans! Your main man Sam Hunt is set to perform this Sunday, May 21 at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. The semi-newcomer will be performing his song Body Like A Back Road, his newest single that dropped back in February, which is a really weird song title, but I guess some

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Mohamed El-Erian: We get signals that the system is under enormous stress

Leading economist and investor believes world leaders, and global capitalism, have reached fork in road between equality and chaos The bad news is that another economic crisis could strike within two years. The good or better news is that such a shock is not nailed on. Its a 50% chance. But the developed world is

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LikeFolio is an app for understanding the stock market via Twitter

Image: bloomberg/getty images When Donald Trump tweets, the stock moves. Twitter’s influence on the stock market isn’t breaking news (traders used Twitter data to predict Brexit, the 2016 election and other societal moves), but a new app is trying to put that knowledge into the hands of more people not just bankers and professional stocker

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Beyonc launches scholarship for women on anniversary of ‘Lemonade’

BTW One year after Beyonc gave the world Lemonade, shes celebrating by helpingother women express themselves creatively Per anannouncement posted to her website Monday, Beyonc is launching the Formation Scholars, which will award four scholarships to young women for the 2017-2018 academic school year in celebration of Lemonades anniversary. The scholarships are designed for women

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