Franken Introduces Bill To Allow Refinancing Of Federal Student LoansSen. Franken's proposal comes just one week after the state of Minnesota announced its own student loan refinancing program, and as college affordability has become a major topic in the presidential race.
4 Things To Know: Timberwolves Honor Saunders, MN High In Student Loan Debt & MoreFrom a federal investigation into a police officer's behavior at a South Carolina school to the Minnesota Timberwolves' memorial to coach Flip Saunders, here is a look at the top four stories for Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015.
Minnesota Ranked 5th In Nation For Student Loan DebtMinnesota has made another list, but it is not a good one to be on if you are heading to college. A new study from the Institute for College Access and Success says Minnesota ranks fifth on the list of the states with the highest student debt.
Sen. Franken Introduces Bill Aiming To Ease Student Loan DebtMinnesota Senator Al Franken co-authored a piece of legislation that would make it possible to refinance federal student loans for lower interest rates. The bill would apply to both graduates and current students with college debt.
Get Movin' Monday: Student Loan DebtIt's considered one of the largest financial crises facing our country. If you don't have it, chances are you know someone swallowed by it. The ‘it’ is student loan debt.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
Good Question: Why Are We Waiting Longer To Buy Homes?Studies show that more Americans are waiting longer to get married, have kids and buy homes. The highest numbers of those putting off the big commitments are millennials -- those in the 20- to 35-year-old range.
Twin Cities Home Ownership Gap Widens Along Race Lines A report released Tuesday is giving us some new insight on home sales in the Twin Cities. It takes a look at how neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul seem to be recovering from the foreclosure crisis.