Nurse's Bid To Get Rid Of Student Loans Leads To Tangled Web Of Debt Relief CompaniesA story about a nurse with $60,000 in student loans getting taken by a debt relief company touched a nerve with CBS 2 viewers.
Owing $60,000 In Student Loans, Nurse Turns To National Credit Protection For Debt Relief, But $699 Payment Gets Her NothingSome 43 million Americans have student debt; borrowers across the country owe $1.5 trillion on federal student loans. CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory has a cautionary tale of what not to do to make that debt disappear.
Women's Student Loan Debt Nearly Twice As Men'sWomen owe about $890 billion of the country's $1.48 trillion student loan debt, nearly double the $490 billion owed by men.
Madigan Urges Rauner To Sign 'Student Loan Bill Of Rights'Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says student loan debt is now the largest unsecured consumer debt in the nation.
Lisa Madigan Targets Alleged Student Loan Debt Relief ScammersThe state of Illinois is trying to shut down companies that may be preying on people desperate to get rid of student loans, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
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.