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May 3, 2018
Student loan forgiveness applications now available for ND STEM workers
BISMARCK -- College graduates working in the science, technology, engineering and medical fields in North Dakota could receive student loan forgiveness....
May 3, 2018 - 4:51pm
February 16, 2018
Debt-free alternative to student loans promising
With Americans owing more than $1.3 trillion in federal student-loan debt, some places are offering students an alternative: Pay us nothing up front, but give us a percentage of your future income. The government should encourage the spread of this innovation -- with regulations that...
February 16, 2018 - 7:31am
December 4, 2017
ND officials want to spur participation in $131 million college savings program
FARGO — The Bank of North Dakota has accumulated a $131 million pool of money earmarked for a college saving program, but so far only a...
December 4, 2017 - 7:16pm
August 21, 2017
To refinance or not? Grads explore paths to debt-free living
FARGO — After college, graduates look forward to their next rite of passage — not their first promotion or buying their first home...
August 21, 2017 - 6:14am
August 11, 2017
5 states, including Minn. and ND, settle with company over student loan issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota and four other states reached a $500,000 settlement with a company they say was "making abusive and harassing phone...
August 11, 2017 - 11:24am
January 18, 2017
U.S. sues student loan giant Navient, says it 'failed' borrowers
WASHINGTON - The largest U.S. student loan servicer, Navient Corp., cheated borrowers out of billions of dollars, often by deceiving them about repayment options and their legal rights, the U.S. consumer financial watchdog said on Wednesday as it announced a lawsuit against the company....
January 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 5, 2016
Student loan refinance program grows in popularity
FARGO—Maggie Burke found herself as a newly minted college graduate facing student loan debt of $30,000 and paying interest rates ranging...
July 5, 2016 - 6:45am
June 8, 2016
Loan forgiveness available in STEM fields in N.D.
College graduates employed in STEM-related occupations in North Dakota may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the STEM Occupations Student Loan Program administered by the North Dakota University System and the Bank of North Dakota. STEM-related occupations include jobs...
June 8, 2016 - 7:06am
May 31, 2016
State bank partners with Realtors on student loan refinancing
BISMARCK—When first-time homebuyers get ready to purchase a house in North Dakota, Realtors may start handing them information on refinancing...
May 31, 2016 - 6:45am
October 13, 2014
Prepaying student loans may mean less money in retirement
LOS ANGELES - Rising student loan debt may be hampering young people's ability to buy homes or even move out of their parents' basements.
October 13, 2014 - 3:00pm
May 14, 2014
U.S. Senate Democrats Offer Student Debt Refinance Bill
WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats unveiled legislation on Wednesday to allow millions of Americans with student loan debt to refinance at
May 14, 2014 - 5:20pm
April 28, 2014
DEAL should be bolder
The Bank of North Dakota took an important first step last week when it rolled out its new student loan consolidation program with reduced interest rates that could help as many as 50,000 people burdened with heavy college debt loads. But let’s be loud and clear: North Dakota can...
April 28, 2014 - 7:12am
September 5, 2013
Letter to the editor: Golden Rule applies to reducing student debt load
The Golden Rule enjoins us to do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Unfortunately, North Dakota's Republican lawmakers repeatedly failed to abide by this great moral precept. Consider the Republicans' steadfast opposition to capping college tuition increases. In recent...
September 5, 2013 - 7:22am
March 19, 2013
Government employees facing furloughs struggle to repay student loans
WASHINGTON - Joe Hyde thought that getting a job with the Department of Defense was a safe career path. But faced with sequestration and a 20 percent pay cut, he and other federal employees are worried about how they will afford to repay their student loans. Hyde graduated from the...
March 19, 2013 - 5:00pm
April 25, 2012
Obama pushes low-rate student loans, wooing young
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- President Barack Obama went after the college vote Tuesday, pitching cheaper student loans as he courted the one age group where he has a decided advantage over Republican rival Mitt Romney. The twist? Romney, too, has endorsed the idea, though it's unclear...
April 25, 2012 - 2:00am