Whether you saw the cover story in the New York Times, or chuckled as President Obama advocated the issue on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, student loans continue making headlines. With interest rates for Stafford Loans possibly doubling in July, now is an excellent time to inform yourself about this issue.
For further reading, try The Student Loan Scam. This analysis of the $85-billion industry covers the history of student loans, exposes how universities have profited at students’ expense, and shares the stories of people whose lives have been shattered as a result. The Boston Globe calls “The Student Loan Scam passionate and informed.”
Also: Read chapter 3, "Collection Abuses" from The Student Loan Scam. Read a recent Salon.com article featuring Alan Michael Collinge. Visit Alan's website for more information.
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