After paying off his own student loans, Christian rapper Dee-1 has helped five people do the same by making sure their student debts have been cleared. In a contest called “Pays to Repay,” the rapper who went to college and became a middle school teacher before pursuing music full time offered fans who attended college […]
America's Wealth Coach Deborah Owens has a few tips that will help you kick your student loan debt to the curb.
Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein explains why African-Americans should vote for her in the 2016 presidential election.
@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News & Sports — A police-action shooting captured our attention on this cooler Tuesday in Indy. Indianapolis Metro Police are investigating an incident on the city’s northeast side where they responded to a robbery call and an officer shot the homeowner mistaking him for the suspect. This happened around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning in […]
Student loan debt is at an all time high — and it’s hitting African-American students the hardest. According to a study by the Brookings Institution, there are racial debt disparities in low-to-moderate income students. Black students leave college with an average debt of $27,000, while White students incur an average of $20,000. Student load debt facts: Black […]
An Inspector General report says the Education Department misled the public about the misdeeds of student loan companies. Lawmakers are outraged over the mistreatment of military service members.
In what might be an extreme use of government resources, reports are coming forth that U.S. Marshals are serving warrants and arresting people for outstanding federal student loans. A Houston man says that seven armed marshals arrived on his doorstep for a $1500 loan he took out nearly 30 years ago, but there might be […]
President Obama is taking steps to make it easier for college students to learn what they need to know about financial aid options. The President is making a big announcement today about plans to allow students to apply for federal financial aid several months earlier than they can now. He’ll also allow them to get tax information […]
Seniors gearing up for graduation at Howard University can breathe a little easier now; the Mecca is implementing a new practice that will surely lower…
Increasingly the amount of debt America’s college students amass would exceed that of many developing nations. Americans currently owe $1.2 trillion dollars in student debt with each student borrower owing an average of $29,000. Student loan debt has become more than a burden. It’s become a barrier to the American dream. The National Education Association […]
Wealth coach Deborah Owens joined Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to share some very important information about saving for college. In this week’s installment of…
On Tuesday, Rep. Charles Rangel joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss President Barack Obama’s executive order to help millions of Americans lower their…