The need for free public education couldn’t come at a more pivotal moment. If you haven’t heard about the revolutionary group Strike Debt, now is the time to take notice. “You are not a loan,” says Strike Debt’s nation-wide movement, which aims to unify debt resistors for economic justice. They explore topics such as debt resistance, governmental […]

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Tuition.io on The List

August 26, 2013

  Over the past decade, student debt has jumped from $240 billion to more than $1 trillion. The average student who borrows graduates with well over $20,000 in debt. It can be a big financial burden. With schools starting up around the country, here are a couple of sites that are targeted to student borrowers. […]

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  Here’s a word not normally associated with student debt: simple. But Tuition.io, a student loan debt tool, aims to offer that. The free service allows borrowers to review their loans in an easy-to-use platform that visualizes payment planning and progress. The most notable feature: the display showing how much a borrower can save by increasing […]

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  On July 31st the U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure that links interest rates for federal student loans to the yield on 10-year Treasury notes. This is a welcome turnabout for current undergraduates who will now pay 3.86 percent annually instead of the 6.8 percent that would have prevailed otherwise. That said, rates for future borrowers will […]

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