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Nov 30, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center: For Many Vet Techs, Helping Animals Costs Financial Security

Much is written about veterinarians and their student loan debt. Some consider the student loans that vets take out while earning advanced degrees to ...


Nov 29, 2018, 08:00 ET AFBC: Johns Hopkins University May Have Just Done Away With Student Loans for Good

Not everyone can rely on scholarships to take them through school. Instead, most will have to rely on student loans to attend college, which repaying ...


Nov 28, 2018, 08:00 ET AFBC: Want to Be Paid to Move? Tulsa, Oklahoma, May Be Looking to Do Just That

Figuring out where to plant some roots and begin a new chapter in life isn't always easy. There are all sorts of things to consider before moving and ...


Nov 27, 2018, 08:00 ET Making Poor Assumptions About Student Loan Borrowers' Financial Situation Does No One Any Favors, Says AFBC

The majority of Americans attending college will need some sort of financial assistance. People who don't need financial assistance for college, or...


Nov 26, 2018, 08:00 ET Student Loan Debt Significantly Lowers the Ability to Start a Business, Says American Financial Benefits Center

Starting a business can be an arduous task for the average person, but for someone carrying student loan debt, it may feel impossible. A borrower...


Nov 23, 2018, 08:00 ET Student Loans: A Quick Head Start or Long Term Problem? AFBC Weighs In

Student loans have a bad reputation at this point, and it's not entirely undeserved. But is it the loans themselves that are an issue, or the...


Nov 22, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center Shares Some Strategies to Take Control of Student Loans

Having student loans is common, but knowing successful repayment strategies is not. Knowing the different options available for private and federal...


Nov 21, 2018, 08:00 ET Legislation Offers Reprieve for Cancer Patients With Student Loans; American Financial Benefits Center Praises New Law

Cancer is hard enough to deal with on its own, so thankfully new legislation has been signed into law that will decrease the financial burden caused...


Nov 20, 2018, 08:00 ET The Student Loan Crisis is Crippling Borrowers and the National Economy, Says American Financial Benefits Center

Student loan debt is crippling not only 44 million Americans, but the economy as well. The total balance owed for student loans has reached a...


Nov 16, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center: After-Midterm Election Ramifications and Student Loans

History has been made with this most recent election period, now drawn to an end and the dust is settling out. Colorado has its first black...


Nov 15, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center: Why Federal Student Loans Are Often Better Than Private Student Loans

Many students feel they need to borrow money for higher education, but which student loans are the right ones to take? With federal and private loans ...


Nov 14, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center: Increasingly, Borrowers Feel Imprisoned by Their Student Loan Debt

Student loan borrowers feel imprisoned by debt, according to a recent Forbes article. Recent studies show that nearly 90 percent of borrowers...


Nov 13, 2018, 08:00 ET AFBC: Student Loans Are a Global Problem, One Which Could Have Big Economic Consequences

The student loan crisis in America has hit $1.5 trillion this year, but America isn't alone in feeling the heat from this kind of problem. New...


Nov 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Reduce the Financial Risk of College With Alternative Repayment Options Explained by the American Financial Benefits Center

Pursuing higher education has become expensive enough that students need to research to be sure the risk is worth it. Students who choose to pursue...


Nov 09, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center Asks: Is the Student Loan Crisis Going to Get Worse?

Reports out of Wall Street and the White House suggest that the economy is on the upswing, however, there appears to be little to no trickle-down for ...


Nov 07, 2018, 08:00 ET Fleeing the Country From Student Loans Seems Extreme, But AFBC Says It's Some Borrowers' Extreme Reality

Fleeing the country seems extreme for most people and, depending on their living situation, may be rather difficult too. But for the people that do...


Nov 06, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center: A Few Small Colleges Offer Student Loan Debt Safety Net

American Financial Benefits Center (AFBC) is closely following a development in student loan repayment in which some colleges guarantee help for a...


Nov 05, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center Asks: Is This the First Attack Launched Solely at a Political Candidate's Student Loan Debt?

American Financial Benefits Center (AFBC) is carefully tracking the progress of a California congressional race, in which a candidate is being...


Nov 02, 2018, 08:00 ET AFBC on Why Struggling the Manage Student Loan Repayment May Be More Than Some Borrowers Can Handle

Student loan repayment is a $1.5 trillion problem that this country is currently facing, and it doesn't show signs of getting better anytime soon....


Nov 01, 2018, 08:00 ET AFBC: On Going Struggles With $1.5 Trillion in Student Loan Debt Has Strong Possibility of Leading to Further Class Divide

The idea behind student loans is that even if that they're a large amount, they'll be manageable with the degree earned and the subsequent job...


Oct 31, 2018, 08:00 ET Student Loan Debt Doesn't Need to Feel So Scary, Says American Financial Benefits Center

Zombies, vampires, student loan debtors. Do a quick web search using the terms "student loan debt" and "Halloween." The number of results that come...


Oct 30, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center: Volunteer to Have Student Loan Reduced

Most borrowers work for years to pay off their student loan debts, but American Financial Benefits Center (AFBC) is closely watching a recent trend...


Oct 29, 2018, 08:00 ET AFBC: College Has Changed Over Its Lifetime, and So Has Its Cost

College is still talked about as one of the best ways to get ahead in life, but even this historical giant once reserved for only the wealthy has...


Oct 26, 2018, 08:00 ET AFBC: The Cost of Loans is Going Up for Borrowers, but Not in a Way That Helps the Economy

With every new semester comes more news about student loans and how they're affecting the country. New statistics are rolling out that despite the...


Oct 25, 2018, 08:00 ET American Financial Benefits Center: Student Loan Debt Continues to Grow Faster Than Other Consumer Debts

The fastest-growing consumer debt continues to be student loan debt. Since 2007, student loan debt has climbed 157 percent, dwarfing other segments...