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March 14, 2020
Trump suspends interest on all federal student loans to ease financial impact of coronavirus
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said Friday it will waive interest on all federal student loans in an effort to stem the financial impact of the coronavirus on the 42 million Americans holding $1.5 trillion in federal education debt."To help our students and their families,...
March 14, 2020 - 10:23am
January 6, 2020
Defunct Globe University, Minnesota School of Business pushed to liquidate assets and repay students
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison wants a now-defunct chain of for-profit colleges to liquidate its remaining assets to repay...
January 6, 2020 - 7:04pm
Court: More Globe University, Minnesota School of Business students can apply for refunds
ST. PAUL — More than a thousand students who attended for-profit colleges found to have committed fraud can ask for their money back, the Minnesota...
November 6, 2019 - 5:42pm
October 1, 2019
Minnesota woman’s 'bizarre and surreal' decades-long student loan dispute
MINNEAPOLIS — Kaja Robinson can’t forget the hold music at her former debt collection agency’s phone line. “Oh my God, it's awful,”...
October 1, 2019 - 4:31pm
July 24, 2019
Paying 'until I die': Minnesota teacher sees no end to student loan bills
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jean Prokott won’t complain about her student loan debt; she’s made peace with it. “I just sort of accepted that I...
July 24, 2019 - 1:11pm
With South Dakota topping the list for student debt, colleges offer tips on minimizing financial burden
Attending college or a technical school doesn’t have to mean incurring a large amount of student debt, according to officials from Mitchell...
July 24, 2019 - 6:30am
July 17, 2019
Commentary: There's too much emphasis on reducing student loans, not enough on reducing risk
Much of the debate about college today focuses on tuition and mounting student debt, with Democratic presidential candidates even raising the...
July 17, 2019 - 8:00pm
July 8, 2019
Aspiring college students know 'shockingly' little about financial aid
High school students know very little about how financial aid works, according to a new analysis.
July 8, 2019 - 10:23am
June 24, 2019
Bernie Sanders to propose canceling entire $1.6 trillion in US student loan debt
WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will propose on Monday, June 24, eliminating all $1.6 trillion of student debt held in the United States,...
June 24, 2019 - 7:56am
April 28, 2019
Universities keep watchful eye on Washington as Trump lays out higher ed reform proposals
Leaders at area universities keep a watchful eye on conversations in Washington, D.C., that could affect their respective students and staff....
April 28, 2019 - 6:10am
April 23, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduces $1.2 trillion plan to tackle student debt
WASHINGTON - Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday, April 22, unveiled a sweeping proposal to erase student loan debt for millions...
April 23, 2019 - 7:42am
January 16, 2019
Settlement to provide over $340K in debt relief to North Dakota students
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Attorney General's Office has announced that 151 North Dakota students will receive more than $340,000 in loan...
January 16, 2019 - 4:32pm
November 2, 2018
New study: Almost half of borrowers will default on student loans in coming years
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- If you feel like you may never pay off your student loans, you’re not alone -- over 1 million people default on their student...
November 2, 2018 - 4:05pm
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
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