Student loans

Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
Corinthian College Student With $30,000 In Loans Refuses To Pay, Takes Part In Debt StrikeMakenzie Vasquez never thought she would still be wearing a waitress uniform, two years after she enrolled to become a medical assistant.
Hayward Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Student Loan Fraud SchemeA federal judge in Oakland sentenced a man to 37 months in prison Friday for defrauding the government out of more than $500,000 in student loans.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
Campaign To Reduce Student Loan Debt Kicks Off In Oakland The "Degrees Not Debt" campaign kicked-off this week at Oakland's La Escuelita Elementary School. The national campaign by the National Education Association seeks to reduce student loan debt.
ConsumerWatch: Program Helps Public Servants Forgive Student LoansCollege debt means dreams delayed for many graduates. A little-known program could help many former students get off the hook for their debts.
Report Finds College Still A Good Investment For CaliforniansDespite rising tuition and growing student loan debt, college is still a good investment.
No Tuition Hike For UC StudentsThe president of the University of California will not request a hike in tuition.
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California Lacks Plan To Pay For Middle Class Scholarship ActThe California Assembly has approved a bill to cut the cost of attending a California public university for middle class students who make too much money to qualify for financial aid, but no vote has been scheduled on the complicated tax code maneuver needed to pay for the plan.
KCBS Cover Story: Interest Rate Hike Imminent On Thousands Of Student LoansThe clock is ticking for students who have taken out subsidized federal loans for college as an interest rate reduction is set to expire.
ConsumerWatch: More College Grads Struggling To Pay Student Loans A growing number of college graduates are having trouble paying their student loans. Defaults are up dramatically, and some experts think it’s going to get worse as the economy continues to struggle.