These July 1 Student Loan Changes May Actually Help You Out

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Last week, we saw some cha-cha-cha changes to the student loan world—but don’t panic. These weren’t bad at all. In fact, they might even save you some money.

Now that the dust has settled a bit (and while we still wait for something to give with interest rates), I’m going to talk about two of the July 1 changes here. My boss, Betsy, already talked about the Stafford loan subsidy changes.

Don’t worry: The ones I have to tell you about aren’t so complicated.…

Compliance Corner: New Rules For Subsidized Stafford Loans Are Fraught With Peril

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Potential interest rate increases get all the coverage (even here!), but some student loan changes are definitely happening on July 1. To help you sort through these, we turned to our regulatory guru Betsy Mayotte. Here, she describes what’s going to happen with subsidized Stafford loan subsidies starting next week.…

Compliance Corner: What’s Going On With Student Loan Interest Rates

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When trying to understand a confusing topic like student loans, it helps to talk it through with someone—so that’s what we did. Today, we hear from compliance (i.e., student loan) expert Ashley tries to do the impossible: make student loan interest rates, well, interesting. You should care if you’re going to borrow new loans soon—these changes could cost you.…