Student Loan Repayment Advice

The number of people with student debt has almost doubled since 2006 and the total amount of student debt has doubled since 2009.  As this crisis grows, the lack of good student loan repayment advice continues to lag.  As a matter a fact, more borrowers are the victims of improper advice than ever before. The…

2017 Accenture Survey

Each year, College Affordability LLC reviews the findings of the Accenture survey which compares the recent college graduate expectations to the prior two year college graduates actual employment results. A key goal of College Affordability is to provide information to families and students so that they can better understand the financial outcome of a college…

Data Retrieval Tool Restored for Student Loan Borrowers

On June 2, the Department of Education restored partial access to the Data Retrieval Tool or DRT for student loan borrowers.  The IRS had suspended the DRT in March, 2017 due to cyber security issues. This means that borrowers can now automatically transfer their tax return data into applications for any income-driven programs.  This also…