New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs Available In Illinois; State To Distribute $112 Million In Extra Food Stamp BenefitsThe Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has secured loan relief options with 20 private student loan servicers.
Doctor Says University Of Chicago Ignored Pleas For Help After Missing Student Loan Payment, So She Turned To The Feds For Help“I reported them to the federal government. Now they’re nice. Now they’re responsive,” Dr. Dionna Lomax said.
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.
Attorney Generals Call For Help For Students Victimized By For-Profit SchoolsTop Democrats in Illinois said the Trump Administration is getting poor grades on protecting students victimized by unscrupulous for-profit colleges.
How Student Loan Debt Can Affect Your Tax ReturnIf you accrued any student loan debt in 2016, here’s everything you’ll need to know when filing your tax returns this year.
Lisa Madigan Sues Navient, Sallie Mae For Student Loan OffensesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is suing some of the largest names in the student loan industry.
2 Investigators: Scam Artists Target Millennials With Offers Of College-Debt ReliefSome college grads are falling prey to offers to have their loans consolidated or their payments reduced. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Former ITT Students Stage Debt Strike, Refuse To Repay LoansThe striking students want their debt forgiven, which is allowed under the law, but they also must give up any college credits they earned.
How Can Your Home Fulfill Your Dreams?Your new home can help you many different ways over the course of your life. Here are a few things to consider now that you are a home owner.
Victim Of Student Loan Con: 'It Was Too Good To Be True'CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports someone you'd least expect to be a victim was blindsided by the pitch.
Northwestern Law School Offering Debt Relief To New GraduatesNorthwestern University School of Law has launched a new program to ease the burden of student debt for graduates who can't afford to pay off their loans.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
College Financial Aid Tracker: Illinois Schools With Most ApplicationsAs parents and students face deadlines to submit request for federal financial aid for college, Lane Tech High School ranks No. 1 in the state for aid applications.
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.
Some Borrowers Could End Up Paying More In Interest Under Obama’s Student Loan PlanOn Monday, he expanded a program to make it easier for graduates to make their monthly loan payments. But CBS 2's Jim Williams reports it could cost them more in the long run.