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Soul-Crushing Cost of College in California, Explained

It’s not your grandparents’ — or even your parents ’— higher-ed system. A young Californian of the Baby Boomer generation, bolstered by the post-war economic boom and the state’s investment in public higher education, could often emerge from college with little to no debt and a clear path to a...

How Military Service Impacts Student Loan Repayment Options

If you're a veteran with student debt, you have repayment rights unique to military service members that can keep you on track and out of default. Federal student loan default occurs after nine months without a payment. Late notices turn into collection calls, and your creditor —the government — can...