Fitch Maintains Negative Rating Watch On South Carolina Student Loan Corp 2013-1

Additional defaults and basis shock beyond Fitch’s published stresses could result in future downgrades. Likewise, a buildup of CE driven by positive excess spread given favorable basis factor conditions could lead to future upgrades. Initial Key Rating Drivers and Rating Sensitivity are further described in the presale report published on Feb. 08, 2013. Fitch has taken the following rating actions: South Carolina Student Loan Corp 2013-1: –Class A note at ‘AAAsf’, Negative Rating Watch maintained. Additional information is available at ‘ http://www.fitchratings.com ‘.
Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/fitch-maintains-negative-rating-watch-on-south-carolina-student-loan-corp-2013-1-2014-01-09

Romanian and Bulgarian students fear exclusion from UK universities after being faced with loan freezes

5. If you’re already in default, you can get yourself out through loan rehabilitation. Default isn’t the end. The good news is that rehabilitating your federal loans will remove any default notation on your credit report. Successfully bringing a loan out of default requires a phone call and (typically) nine consecutive payments. The payments have to be reasonable — generally based on your financial situation.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ethan-senack/student-loans-got-you-dow_b_4564481.html

Student Loans: A Financial Bubble in the Making?

The thought process goes something like this: in order to make more money you need to spend more money. Sure, your non-college buddy may make a lot more than you for the first first year after high school, but you’ll have the last laugh. This is nothing more than groupthink . The very same educational groups that argue about the importance of a college degree will probably not hire you come graduation because of staff cutbacks. It’s important to realize that nothing in life is guaranteed. Yes, colleges make blanket statements promising everyone an enriching future but, after all, they need to make money too.
Source: http://www.latinpost.com/articles/5681/20140109/student-loan-crisis-over-1-trillion-debt-prove-college-now.htm

Student Loan Crisis: Does Over $1 Trillion in Debt Prove that College is Now a Scam?

What types of loan forgiveness programs are out there? Forgiveness programs can be divided into these broad categories with a few examples listed, outlining each below: Community service If you spend a substantial amount of time serving your local community, you might be eligible for a number of forgiveness programs through organizations like the Peace Corps. and AmeriCorps. If you complete a term of service with the AmeriCorps , a federal program thats meant to engage adults in intensive community service work, you could receive an award for more than $5,000. Military Talk to a recruiter about your options or visit Military.com to find out more.
Source: http://www.mybanktracker.com/news/2014/01/10/ways-rid-student-loans-paying/

Ways to Get Rid of Your Student Loans Without Paying

“Five years ago I was a failure of a man. I am really am thankful to Britain for giving me opportunities I didn’t have back in Bulgaria, and I really want to return the favour; I want to contribute to this county.” Keith Hicks, director of marketing and to learn more communications at the University of the West of England said: “We are only aware of one student affected. The student is being advised about financial support provided by the University such as short term loans to assist with living costs.” “The whole situation seemed completely unreasonable,” saidTsvetomir Dimitrov, a Bulgarian third-year Law student at the University of Northampton.He contacted SFE after a letter from his university stated he may have to begin tuition fee repayments. Both his loans have been frozen, and he was asked to provide bills, bank statements and tax information, he says. Luckily, his university have been understanding.
Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/student/news/romanian-and-bulgarian-students-fear-exclusion-from-uk-universities-after-being-faced-with-loan-freezes-9052230.html

Student Loans Got You Down? 5 Tips to Make Them More Affordable

Traitz says the path away from such scenarios may depend upon rethinking what kinds of loans students can take. Should the lending arms of higher ed have more control? “It might be viewed as politically incorrect to over-regulate student loans before we reach crisis level — ‘bubblepopping’ — stages,” says Traitz, though he suggests the stakes warrant the consideration. “At least with the housing bubble, the loans were secured,” Traitz says. “Though the collateral was declining in value, there was still something to repossess in the case of default.
Source: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/01/07/student-loans-a-financial-bubble-in-the-making.aspx

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