• Certainty in Federal Student Loan Rates

    Certainty in Federal Student Loan Rates

    Congress recently passed legislation that will lower federal student loan rates. This legislation provides a level of certainty for all taxpayers. While more details will be forthcoming, here is what is known. In a recent announcement, Congress has passed a bill that will take much of the politics out of establishing student loan rates….at least for now. Background With over $1 trillion in student loan debt, the cost of student borrowing is quickly becoming a major economic issue in the United States. The rates for many popular government sponsored loan programs doubled on July 1st from 3.4% to 6.8%. Since

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