Student Loans

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CBS2 Investigates: Southland Doctors Defaulting On Student Loans Stick Taxpayers With The Debt

Records show 846 medical professionals nationwide owe more than $105 million to the government for their student loans. Forty-three percent of those, about 362 medical professionals, are in California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2015

Tax Day, Tax Tips, College Tax Information

Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To Know

Welcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.

03/16/2015

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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More 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.

09/29/2014

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Redlands Family Owes $200K In Student Loans After Daughter’s Death

When 27-year-old Lisa Mason lost her battle with liver cancer in 2009, her three young children became the responsibility of her parents — along with a tremendous student loan debt.

07/29/2014

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‘joinStampede’ Utilizes Social Media To Tackle Student Debt Crisis

JoinStampede.com is attempting to bring 100,000 people with student loans together in hopes of getting them refinanced at the same time.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2013

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Calif. Bill To Ban Lenders From Garnishing Graduates’ Wages

Graduates struggling to repay private student loans could get a reprieve under legislation that passed the state Assembly on Thursday.

04/11/2013

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Market Rates For The Middle Class

With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates. Maybe […]

06/08/2012

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Laguna Hills Woman Accused Of Ripping Off Students For $262K

A Laguna Hills woman is accused of ripping off five students for more than $260,000 in a fraudulent loan scheme.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2011