Monthly Archives: July 2013

Does This Explain Opposition to Market-Based Interest Rates?

As of this writing, it appears that the U.S. Senate has finally reached an agreement on student loan interest rates after subsidized Stafford rates doubled from 3.4% to 6.8% on July 1. The general terms of the agreement are similar … Continue reading

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Can “Paying it Forward” Work?

While Congress is deadlocked on what to do regarding student loan interest rates (I have to note here that interest rates on existing loans WILL NOT CHANGE!), others have pushed forward with innovative ways to make college more affordable. I … Continue reading

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