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Nov 30, 2018, 11:00 ET Ameritech Financial: A Few Colleges Have Ended Student Loan Debt, Most Are Working to Reduce It

Recent articles suggest that more and more colleges are doing away with loans. Though there is a focus on reducing student loan debt, few schools are ...


Nov 30, 2018, 08:00 ET 99% Rejection Rate From PSLF Program Doesn't Bode Well for Current or Future Applicants, Says Ameritech Financial

Getting rejected doesn't feel good, and it is some people's worst nightmare. Depending on what someone got rejected from, it may feel like there are...


Nov 29, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial: Degrees Don't Guarantee Smooth Repayment, Especially for Minorities

The idea is to take out student loans to afford college, get a degree and then work on repayment for a few years after landing a good-paying job with ...


Nov 28, 2018, 13:20 ET Ameritech Financial: Bipartisan Agreement Allows Student Loan Deferment for Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer is a devastating diagnosis. Though individuals are more likely to survive than they were in the 1990s, more than 1.7 million cases will be...


Nov 28, 2018, 08:00 ET From Floods to Fires: Ameritech Financial Discusses What Climate Change Could Mean for Student Loan Borrowers' Finances

From the recent California wildfires to detrimental hurricanes like Sandy and Katrina, it has become more apparent that we may need to better prepare ...


Nov 27, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial Talks Notable Government and Business Policies Which May Lower Student Loans Like the Student Loan Repayment Acceleration Act

Ameritech Financial is closely following the Student Loan Repayment Acceleration Act that Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado proposed recently. If this ...


Nov 26, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial: Ohio Student Loan Borrowers May Not Need to Choose Between Repayment and Buying a House

Immigration between states is nothing new as people are always looking for a situation that suits them better. Some states have better job prospects...


Nov 26, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial: Billions of Robocalls Scamming Consumers, Including Student Loan Borrowers

Right now, about 30 percent of all cell phone calls come from robocall scammers. Next year, that number will increase to half of all calls, according ...


Nov 25, 2018, 09:00 ET Student Loan Repayment Isn't Only a Problem for the Young, Says Ameritech Financial

People say stuff like "it's only downhill from here", trying to say that it gets easier. In theory, as people have had more time to climb their...


Nov 23, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial Talks Small Business Saturday

During the holidays consumers are bombarded by advertisements for this season's holiday shopping. At the top of the list, Black Friday. But with all...


Nov 22, 2018, 08:00 ET ATF: Fifth in Population, Thirty-Third in Size, But Can Pennsylvania Really Be the Worst State for Student Loans?

With 50 states in our country, of course one of them is going to rank the worst in a few categories. The worst may depend on who is asked, and those...


Nov 21, 2018, 11:00 ET Ameritech Financial: Two Texas Bills Propose Free College for Some Students

Ameritech Financial is closely monitoring developments in legislation proposed in Texas to help residents pay for higher education. Texas state...


Nov 21, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial: What Low Unemployment and Low Wage Growth Could Mean for Student Loan Borrowers

Since the 2008 recession hit, the labor market has been slowly gaining traction in an attempt to get back to those glory days. While the market is...


Nov 20, 2018, 08:00 ET ATF: The Struggle Towards College Starts for Some People Before They're Even Enrolled in School

Gearing up for college doesn't just begin in high school for a lot of people. Sometimes it begins before they're even born. Parents saving up for...


Nov 19, 2018, 11:00 ET Be Aware of Short-Term Financial Choices in College That Could Have Long-Term Impact, Advises Ameritech Financial

College is a series of choices a student must make. From the big decisions like what subject to choose as a major, to the daily "what am I going to...


Nov 19, 2018, 08:00 ET Being Lazy Could Cost Too Much When It Comes to Student Loan Repayment, Says Ameritech Financial

Putting something on the back burner may feel temporary. But for some, it can manifest into a way of life. Being lazy isn't a crime, but it...


Nov 18, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial: Concurrent Enrollment Saves Money, Lessens Student Loan Debt

More than 36,000 high school students are concurrently enrolled in college courses, a fifteen percent increase over the previous years. Concurrent...


Nov 16, 2018, 08:00 ET ATF: Differences in Student Loan Types Can Be Confusing, and May Have Detrimental Consequences for Borrowers Who Are Left With Questions

Sometimes the differences between private and federal student loans, tools often necessary to attend college, aren't made explicitly clear to...


Nov 15, 2018, 08:00 ET Experiences Don't Have to Be Limited Due to Student Loans, Says Ameritech Financial

Adulthood is full of new experiences and the desire for even more. But student loans may be stifling the ability to gain experiences. Ameritech...


Nov 14, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial: How Much Student Loan Debt is Worth It?

A college education is considered one of the necessary tools to do well in life, but it's one of the most expensive tools there is. Most people will...


Nov 14, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial: The People Have Voted and the Result for Higher Education is Undecided

Policymakers and educators have been looking at the fallout from the recent midterm elections and see a number of higher education issues that may be ...


Nov 13, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial Asks: Save for Retirement or Child's Education?

Parents have serious concerns. They need to launch their children into healthy, strong, curious and vibrant adulthoods. But there are so many...


Nov 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial: Hawaii May Not Be Paradise When It Comes to Paying Student Loans

For those trying to manage their student loan debt, borrowers might consider increasing income, reducing expenses or applying for an income-driven...


Nov 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Parents of Student Loan Borrowers Have Options to Help Their Children in Times of Need, Says Ameritech Financial

Student loan repayment can be difficult even in regular circumstances. But when hardships begin to crop up, it may make student loan repayment more...


Nov 11, 2018, 08:00 ET Ameritech Financial: For Low-Income Students, Where is What Matters

For years, studies have indicated that low-income students have the most difficult time navigating higher education. Now that the Pell Grant program...