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Allesandra Lanza

WE ARE NOT AMERICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION!

Posted on: April 6, 2017

It has come to our attention that an entity called “American Student Association” has been sending multiple emails to individuals advertising “student reduction” plans. A Google search for American Student Association brings up our organization, American Student Assistance®. Please know that we have no affiliation with this group or these emails. We are a nonprofit with 60+ years’ experience helping students access and successfully repay higher education. All of our information, counseling and services are free of charge to higher education consumers.

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Julie Ryder Lammers

President Trump Proposes Skinny Budget with Higher Education Cuts

Posted on: April 4, 2017

The Higher Education Act Reauthorization is on hold while Congress deals with issues like health care and confirmation hearings for members of administrative agencies and the Supreme Court. However, in the meantime, the biggest action impacting higher education from Washington is coming from President Trump’s proposed “skinny budget” for FY2018.  

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Julie Ryder Lammers

Retirement Delayed: How Student Debt Impacts Older Americans – and Why It’s Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Posted on: March 21, 2017

When we talk about the student debt crisis in the U.S. today, images of newly minted college graduates in their 20s or early 30s usually come to mind. There’s no denying that Millennials are coping with the largest student loan burden in our nation’s history (until of course Gen Z finishes college) and they’re stressed about it. A recent survey we conducted of young workers showed that 56% worry about repaying their loan either all the time or often, while 40% report that worrying about their student loans has impacted their health. Additionally, more than half of young workers report that right now, paying off student loans comes first, and they will put off saving for retirement until later.

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Julie Ryder Lammers

Higher Education Policy Update

Posted on: March 1, 2017

We are just a month into a new presidential administration and the 115th Congress, but there is a lot on the horizon that might be of interest to the higher education community. 

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Allesandra Lanza

Innovations in Higher Education Financing: LRAPs

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Welcome to our new series, “Innovations in Higher Education Financing,” which will examine new and inventive ways to ensure that higher education in the United States remains financially in reach for every academically qualified student. 

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