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Preying Upon Veterans: A For-Profit Scam

Michael Lux Best Of, Blog, For-Profit Schools, News, Student Loans, Veterans 14 Comments

Memorial Day weekend seems like a fitting time to shed some light on a disgusting trend.  For-Profit schools have been targeting Veterans for their GI Bill benefits, charging them 4x what a not-for-profit university would, and often they don’t leave with a degree or get any meaningful help finding work. …

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10 Things Every College Student Should Know About Student Loans

Michael Lux Blog, Consolidation, Lower Payments, Student Loans 2 Comments

1) For many borrowers, the amount of student loan debt they have is enough to buy a house.  Think about the time, effort, and research you would put into buying a house.  You should put the same or similar effort into understanding student loans because the stakes are similar. 2) Your …