In an ideal world, employer-sponsored student loan assistance and repayment programs would be as commonplace as health insurance and the 401(k). After all, it’s tough for younger workers to maximize their 401(k) contributions when they’re still trying to pay down an average post-college student loan debt of more than $33,000. As a result, while older […]

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Private college lenders are getting serious about taking wayward borrowers to court. That’s the latest according to the Associated Press.  The number of lawsuits filed over delinquent student loans that were made by private lenders has increased significantly in the past two years, lawyers told The Associated Press, even though borrowers are missing payments much […]

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Tuition.io’s Series A funding announcement was recently featured on The Street: Tuition.io Secures $5M In Series A Financing From MassMutual Ventures And Wildcat Venture Partners.” Read the article in its entirety here.

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Nothing is certain, they say, except death and taxes. And it used to be, repayment of federally guaranteed student loans was about as certain as things get. The reason: Probate laws. Here’s how it works When you die, all property attached to your name falls under the control of a bunch of attorneys at the […]

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By offering student loan payments as an employee benefit, companies can attract and retain top talent while addressing the $1.3 trillion student debt crisis at the same time. By Brendon McQueen, Founder and CEO, Tuition.io Have you ever had an idea that kept you up at night? If you have, then you know how I […]

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College Crunched

October 8, 2015

Tuition.io was recently featured in Human Resource Executive Online: When Brendon McQueen graduated from Columbia University in 2009, he was the first in his family to obtain a college diploma, let alone one from an Ivy League university. He was also saddled with $120,000 in student loans and facing the worst job market for college […]

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The Republican Senator from Florida is already on record with a formal student loan reform proposal in Congress: The Dynamic Student Loan Repayment Act, which he co-sponsored last year with Virginia Democrat Mark Warner. This plan would have automatically adjusted student loan debt payments based on income. The bill would have also prevent interest from […]

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     Bernie Sanders, (D-VT), wants to make state tuition free. The independent self-described socialist Senator from Vermont, currently in 2nd place for the Democratic nomination, wants to allocate $47 billion per year in federal money, to eliminate or significantly offset tuition and fees for public colleges and universities. The plan would be financed by imposing […]

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To give their students access to federal loans and grants, many colleges secure the seal of approval of an accreditor. Yet, the approvals granted by these accreditors can be misleading. For instance, many colleges burden their students with immense volumes of student loan debt. But, they often do not meet the claims they made when […]

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