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2016 Archives

December

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Student Loan Borrowers, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, December 28, 2016

Until Debt Do Us Part: When Shared Bills Outlast the Relationship, The Boston Globe, December 27, 2016

Student Loan Borrowers Should Be Wary of Defaulting Again, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, December 21, 2016

Student Loan Repayment: The Hottest Employee Benefit Of 2017, Forbes, December 19, 2016

Student Loan Debt: How Much is Too Much?, GoodCall, December 19, 2016

What to Know After a School’s Accreditor Loses Recognition, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, December 14, 2016

Will Changes in Online College Applications Help Students Chase the American Dream?, The Hechinger Report, December 9, 2016

What U.S. Student Loan Repayment Budget Estimates Mean to Borrowers, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, December 7, 2016

Pay Off Your Student Loans Faster In 2017, Forbes, December 6, 2016

Student Loan Repayment: 12 Rules, Squared Away Blog, December 6, 2016

American Student Assistance and Salt Promote Income Driven Repayment to More Than 1 Million Student Loan Borrowers as Part of White House Student Debt Challenge, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, December 5, 2016

American Student Assistance Hosts Workshop for Former ITT Students in MA, Westwood Patch, December 5, 2016

November

Practical Tips to Afford the Holidays, Student Loans, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, November 30, 2016

Millennials Vowing ‘I Do’ to Delayed Marriages, Global Young Voices, November 28, 2016

What Are My Student Loan Repayment Options?, The Simple Dollar, November 28, 2016

How Can You Get Your Law School Student Loans Forgiven?, JD Journal, November 25, 2016

Students Need Much Better Counseling Before Going Into Debt for College, The John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, November 23, 2016

The Financial Reason Millennials Are Saying ‘I Don’t’ to Marriage, Learnvest, November 23, 2016 (also appeared in Forbes)

New Federal Regulations Could Help Families Decide About College Debt, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, November 23, 2016

HVAC Manufacturer Rolls Out Student Loan Genius Benefit Through Prudential, PublicNow, November 21, 2016

Why You Shouldn’t Let Student Debt Affect Your Marriage, The Knot, November 16, 2016

5 Possible Student Loan, Higher Ed Impacts of a Trump Presidency, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, November 16, 2016

New Rules Could Boost Student Loan Forgiveness, Consumer Reports, November 16, 2016 (also on Yahoo Finance)

Student Debt Still a Problem, University Echo (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga), November 15, 2016

Student Loan Repayment Could Be 2017’s Hottest Employee Benefit, Money, November 14, 2016

University of Pittsburgh Student Debt: Financing the Future, GenFKD, November 14, 2016 (also on TheLead.com)

How Employers Could Help Solve the Student Debt Crisis, WBUR, November 11, 2016

Military Aid Helps Veterans Pay for College, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, November 9, 2016

Defrauded Student Loan Borrowers to Receive Relief With New Regulations, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, November 2, 2016

October

What to Do if You’re Falling Behind on Your Private Student Loans, Washington Post, October 27, 2016

Understanding the Statute of Limitations on Student Loans, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, October 26, 2016 (also picked up in Yahoo News)

Many College Students Are Wasting Their Loan Funds On Non-Educational Things, University Herald, October 21, 2016

ITT Tech’s Closure Leaves Students with Piles of Debt and No Degree, Boston Globe, October 20, 2016

The Student Debt Challenge Helps More Student Loan Borrowers, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, October 19, 2016

Understanding Whether - And If So, When - To Consolidate Your Student Loans, PsycIQ, American Psychological Association, October 18, 2016

You Won’t Believe What Some Students Blow School Loan Money On, USA Today, October 18, 2016

CCUA Interviews: How ‘Salt’ Provides Much-Needed Student Lending Expertise…  , CU Broadcast, October 17, 2016

Realty Economist Examines Challenges to Home Ownership, The Daily Progress, October 13, 2016

4 Ways Debt Can Impact Your Love Life, U.S. News and World Report, October 13, 2016

Homeless Empowerment Tip: The Boston Public Library’s Central Library, Spare Change News, October 12, 2016

Ensure Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, October 12, 2016

Lane and Many American Colleges Reduce Loan Default Rate, The Torch, Lane Community College, October 12, 2016

The Effects of Student Loan Debt on the Housing Market, You Are Here, WERS, 88.9 FM in Boston, October 9, 2016

Millennials Are Crippled by Student Loan Debt, and It’s Not Going Away, Electronic Urban Report, October 6, 2016

New Legislation on Student Loans Under Review, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, October 5, 2016

Student Debt Must Be Addressed in Presidential Debates, Daily Bruin, University of California at Los Angeles, October 3, 2016

SALT Financial Literacy Program Helps GRCC Students Succeed, The Collegiate, Grand Rapids Community College, October 1, 2016

September

How Student Loan Debt Causes a Chain Reaction in the Housing Market, The Boston Globe, September 30, 2016

For-Profit College Students Account for 35% of All Loan Defaults, CNN Money, September 28, 2016

Fill Out the FAFSA Early, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, September 28, 2016

What Students Can Do When For-Profit Colleges Close, The Oklahoman (NerdWallet Wire), September 23, 2016 (also picked up in USA Today and Christian Science Monitor)

Students Begin Path to Financial Literacy, The Dickinsonian, Dickinson College, September 22, 2016

Student Loan Questions: Information for ITT Tech StudentsU.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, September 21, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Appointment of Chopra Confirms Tough For-Profits Stance, GoodCall News, September 21, 2016

U.S. Bancorp: Millennials Concerned They Can’t Save for a Home, HousingWire, September 19, 2016

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities to Recognize 10 Honorees at its 30th Annual Conference, Oct. 8-10, 2016, San Antonio, Texas, EconoTimes, September 16, 2016

Money 101 for College Students: How to Budget, Consumer Reports, September 16, 2016

Massachusetts Non-Profit Leaders Q&A, Boston Business Journal, September 14, 2016

Research Debt Statistics Before Choosing a College, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, September 14, 2016

Education Department Releases Updated College Scorecard, GoodCall News, September 14, 2016

Salt Program Adds Spice to Personal Finance Education, The Setonian - Seton Hall University, September 14, 2016

There Is Still a Group of Students Who Need Help with Student Loans, The Boston Globe, September 13, 2016

For Many Students, UR’s Financial Aid Theories Don’t Always Match Reality, Campus Times - University of Rochester, September 11, 2016

Does It Pay to Start at Community College? Maybe, The Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2016

ITT Is Closed. So What’s Next for Students?, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Today’s News, September 8, 2016

Students May See Changes to Loan Counseling, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, September 7, 2016

It’s Not Always Smart to Pay Off Your Student Loans Early, The Washington Post, September 6, 2016

Lessons (for All College Students) of the ITT Shutdown, Time, September 6, 2016 (also picked up by Yahoo! Finance)

Report: Student Loan Servicers Hinder Income Driven Repayment Plan Adoptions, GoodCall News, September 2, 2016

Why Don’t More College Alumni Give to Their Alma Maters?, Cleveland.com, September 1, 2016

Is An Income-Driven Repayment Plan Right For You?, The Huffington Post, September 1, 2016

August

Putting Minority Student Loan Borrowers in the Black, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, August 31, 2016

Off-Campus Housing Near Colleges Drives Higher Rent, GoodCall News, August 29, 2016

American Student Assistance Ombudsman Grace Bartini Is Retiring, Politico Morning Education, Movers and Shakers, August 25, 2016

A Cautionary Tale of Student Debt Regret, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, August 24, 2016

To Help Solve the Student Debt Crisis, Let’s Enlist an Army of Financial Educators on College Campuses, The Hill Congress Blog, August 23, 2016

Castor, Realtors Call for Student Debt Refinance Legislation, Creative Loafing Tampa, August 23, 2016

Realtors join up with Kathy Castor to push for student debt reduction legislation, Saint Peters Blog, August 22, 2016

Trillion-Dollar Student Loan Debt Draws Cries for Change from Castor, Students and Realtors, Tampa Bay Business Journal, August 22, 2016

The Cascading Effects of Student Debt, Investor’s Business Daily, August 22, 2016

How I Repay My Student Loans: Real Borrowers Share Stories, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, August 17, 2016

How to Discharge Your Student Loans via Bankruptcy, Public Service & Payment Plans, Highya, August 16, 2016

Ask Brianna: Should I Pay Off My Student Loans Early? (via NerdWallet), Nasdaq, August 15, 2016 (also picked up in TribLive - Pittsburgh, The Christian Science MonitorOmaha World-HeraldAustin American-Statesman)

The Difficult Task of Qualifying for Student Loan Refinancing, The Boston Globe, August 14, 2016 (also picked up by NewsCut, Minnesota Public Radio)

Is Your Debt Affecting Your Ability to Get Married?, Brides, August 11, 2016

Fact-Checking Hillary Clinton’s Economic Policy Speech, ABC News, August 11, 2016

There’s a Teeny Tiny Bit of Good News Regarding Student Loan Debt, Madame Noire, August 11, 2016

4 Incorrect Reasons Students Don’t Apply for Financial Aid, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, August 10, 2016

Homeownership Rate Resumes Freefall, Total Mortgage, August 10, 2016

The 8 Different Options You Have to Pay Off Your Student Loans, Highya, August 8, 2016

Why Federal Student Loan Counseling Falls Short, Consumer Reports, August 3, 2016 (also picked up in Yahoo! Finance)

Consider School Accreditation When Considering its Value, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, August 03, 2016

5 Things to Do Before Co-Signing a Student Loan, Consumer Reports, August 1, 2016 (also picked up in Yahoo! Finance)

July

NAHB Survey: 82% of Americans Believe Homeownership Is a Good Investment, Construction Dive, July 28, 2016

Former U.S. Department of Education Official Pamela Moran Joins American Student Assistance Center for Consumer Advocacy, New England Board of Higher Education, Comings and Goings, July 26, 2016

Changes Coming to Student Loan Servicing, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, July 27, 2016

American Student Assistance President & CEO Paul Combe Retires, Chronicle of Higher Education, People, July 22, 2016

Pamela Moran Made Senior Adviser for American Student Assistance’s Consumer Advocacy Group, Politico Morning Education, Movers and Shakers, July 21, 2016

White House Is Wrong, Student Loan Debt Constraining Economy, Represents Systemic Risk, Seeking Alpha, July 21, 2016

Student Loan Relief, Higher Ed Benefits for the Military, U.S. News & World Report, July 20, 2016

For U. of Arkansas’s New Business Dean, it’s All About Logistics, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 17, 2016

How Arbitration Helps, Hurts Defrauded Student Loan Borrowers, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, July 14, 2016

NAR: Renters With Student Debt Hesitant on Homeownership, Construction Dive, July 8, 2016

Student Loan Debt is Hurting Housing Sales, The Durango Herald, July 8, 2016

What Clinton’s College Affordability Plan Could Mean for You, Nerdwallet, July 8, 2016 (also picked up in San Francisco Chronicle)

Student Loan Debt is Hampering Housing Market Growth, Scotsman Guide, July 8, 2016

You Can Tame Student Debt Without Clinton’s Loan Moratorium Plan, Nerdwallet, July 6, 2016

Understand Student Loan Forbearances, Rehabilitation Payments, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, July 6, 2016

June

Defrauded Student Loan Borrowers May Have Discharge Options, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, June 29, 2016

Letter: Education is the Key When Countering Student Loans, The Topeka Capital-Journal, June 28, 2016

2 Situations That Don’t Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, June 22, 2016

Banks Offer Student Loan Repayment as Reward Benefit, The Boston Globe, June 21, 2016

GRCC Student Wins $10,000 in Scholarships, The Collegiate, June 20, 2016

Realities of Real Estate: How Millennials Will Reshape Real Estate, The Capital Gazette, June 19, 2016

Is Student Loan Debt Really Stopping People from Buying Homes?, MarketWatch, June 18, 2016

Editorial: The Real Cost of Increasing Tuition in Kansas, The Topeka Capital-Journal, June 17, 2016

6 Ways to Buy a Home Without Paying Off Your Student Loans, The Mortgage Reports, June 16, 2016

Higher Education Not Leading to Homeownership, DS News, June 16, 2016

A Reason For Widening Intergenerational Inequality, Forbes, June 16, 2016

San Antonio, Nashville Top Zillow Homeownership ‘Sweet Spots’ List, Construction Dive, June 16, 2016

Student Loan Debt Delaying First Time Buyers, Realty Biz News, June 15, 2016

Increase a Monthly Student Loan Payment to Save on Interest, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, June 15, 2016

71% of Potential Homebuyers With Student Debt Sidelined From Market, Construction Dive, June 14, 2016

Buying a Home in Raleigh? You’ll Need More Income for That Downpayment, Says Report, bizjournals.com, June 14, 2016

71 Percent Believe Student Debt Delays Homeownership, The Financial, June 14, 2016

The Latest, Hottest Workplace Perk: Student-Loan Repayment, bizjournals.com, June 14, 2016

Student Debt Blocks Out Buyers From Housing Market, Survey Suggests, June 13, 2016

Student Debt May Delay Homeownership More Than 5 Years, realtor.com, June 13, 2016

Want to Own a Home? Say No to Student Loans, The San Diego Union-Tribune, June 13, 2016 (also picked up in Toledo Blade and Union Leader-New Hampshire

NAR Survey Shows Student Debt Delays Homeownership, loansafe.org, June 13, 2016

Is Student Debt Holding Back Homeownership, The M Report, June 13, 2016

NAR Survey Shows How College, Student Debt Affect Homeownership, Housingwire, June 13, 2016

Student Loan Debt is Hurting the Housing Market, Survey Finds, The Washington Post, June 13, 2016

Companies Answer the Call on Student Debt, The Wall Street Journal, June 13, 2016

71% of Those With Student Debt Say it Delays Homeownership: Survey, CNBC, June 12, 2016

SALT Teams Up With 300+ Partner Organizations to Teach Young Adults the Financial Responsibility of Student Loans, cardrates.com, June 10, 2016

Changes Coming to Federal Student Loan Fees, Grant Amounts, U.S. News & World Report, June 8, 2016

Mortgages Easier to Get With Deferred Student Debt, U.S. News & World Report, June 1, 2016

May

Symbolism Key to Walsh’s Community College Plan, Commonwealth Magazine, May 31, 2016

Reduce Student Loan Debt by Paying Interest Early, U.S. News & World Report, May 25, 2016

What to Ask Yourself Before Using an ISA to Pay for College, NerdWallet, May 24, 2016

Explore Disability Discharges, Rehabilitation for Student Loans, U.S. News & World Report, May 18, 2016

The College Debt Crisis Is Even Worse Than You Think8 Tips for Choosing a School and What They Didn’t Teach You About Debt in College, Boston Globe Magazine, May 18, 2016

11 Ways to Cut Costs Before College to Limit Student Borrowing, USA Today College, May 13, 2016

You Can Buy A House With 3% Down… But You Shouldn’t, Seeking Alpha, May 13, 2016

One Down … Two to Go!, Huffington Post, May 12, 2016

Income Sharing Agreements: A Dangerous Distraction, The Hill, May 12, 2016

How to Buy a Home When You’re Saddled With Student Loan Debt, realtor.com, May 12, 2016

Organizations Pledge to Help Educate Student Loan Borrowers, U.S. News & World Report, May 11, 2016

NY Senate Democrats Fight to Make College Affordable, Long Island Exchange, May 9, 2016

Is Free College Tuition Possible in Michigan?, Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson, WDET, 101.9 FM, Detroit, Michigan, May 9, 2016

SALT-y About Student Loans, The Easterner, Eastern Washington University, May 9, 2016

@FinancialAidOffice: Go Social! How Financial Aid Administrators Create a Proactive Outreach Plan That Students Will Like and Follow, University Business, May 2016

Buy a Home — Even if You Have Student Loans — With These 5 Tips, USA Today, May 7, 2016

Be Like Malia: A Gap Year Can Be an Adventure, Service or Time to Fund College, MarketWatch, May 7, 2016

SALT and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities Partner to Lift Students’ Financial Skills, Business Wire, May 5, 2016

4 States That Offer Generous Student Loan Forgiveness Programs, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, May 4, 2016

April

I Decided Not to Go to My Pricey Dream School & I’m so Happy About it, Credit.com, April 28, 2016

4 Things Borrowers Don’t Always Know About Parent PLUS Loans, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, April 27, 2016

SFS Reaches out to Address Student Concerns, The Columbia Chronicle, April 25, 2016

Salt Provides Students With Access to Financial Help, The Kansas State Collegian, April 22, 2016

Understanding Delinquency and Default, Huffpost College, April 20, 2016

New Help Available for Disabled Student Loan Borrowers, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, April 20, 2016

5 Pitfalls of College Financial Aid Letters, CBS News, April 20, 2016

SFS to Work More Closely With Students on Financial Plans, The Columbia Chronicle, April 18, 2016

Student Loan Repayment Plans: Department of Education Wants to Streamline Payment Scheme, Parent Herald, April 14, 2016

3 Changes That Will Help Student Loan Borrowers, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, April 13, 2016

How to Save for Retirement and Make Student Loan Payments, Huffpost College, April 12, 2016 

Student Loan Aid Helps Employers Attract Millenials, Society for Human Resource Management, April 12, 2016

3 Financial Questions to Answer When Making the Final College Choice, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, April 6, 2016

Your Child Got Into a Few Colleges. Now Here’s What You Need to Know Before Making a Decision.: The Washington Post, April 5, 2016

March

Don’t Let Student Loans Hold You Back: 5 Ways to Tack Your Debt, USA Today College, March 31, 2016

Income Sensitive Repayment: The Forgotton Student Loan Plan, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, March 30, 2016

5 Answers for Teachers About Federal Grants for Grad School, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, March 23, 2016

Buyers Beware Before Taking on Student Loan Burden, The Boston Globe, March 22, 2016

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter, Huffpost College, March 22, 2016

Military Deserve Clear Higher Ed Resources, The Hill, March 22, 2016

6 Student Loan Forgiveness Options You May Not Know About, Cheat Sheet, March 18, 2016

Everything You Need to Design Your First Budget, Huffpost College, March 16, 2016

‘Cutting Off Fingers’ and Other Insane Things People Would do to Wipe Student Debt, The Daily Caller, March 12, 2016

More Employers Offer Student Loan Repayment Benefits, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, March 10, 2016

Differing Reports on College Spending by State Underscore the Haves and Have-Nots, Good Call, March 9, 2016

11 Insane Things People Will do to Be Free of Student-Loan Debt, MarketWatch, March 8, 2016

These Mistakes Cost Many Student Their Shot at College Financial Aid, MarketWatch, March 7, 2016

3 Times a Student Loan Could be Discharged, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, March 3, 2016

New Life Delayed Study Shows Perception is Reality for New Borrowers, Empire Chat Blog, March 1, 2016

February
Columbia to Spread ‘SALT’ Across College Campus, the Columbia Chronicle, February 29, 2016

Your Student Loan Questions: Spousal Debt, Default, Co-Signers, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, February 24, 2016

Free Financial Tool for TCC Students, Alumni, The Suburban Times, February 23, 2016

7 Crazy Things People Will Do to Get Rid of Debt, Cheat Sheet, February 19, 2016

6 Financial Aid Implications of Obama’s Proposed 2017 Budget, US News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, February 17, 2016

4 Tax Benefits for College Costs, Huffpost College, February 17, 2016

Got Debt? 11 Surefire Ways to Get Back in the Black, The Fiscal Times, February 17, 2016

U.S. Marshals Didn’t Really Arrest a Man For Missed Student Loan Payments, Yahoo Finance, February 16, 2016

ECU, PCC Helps Students Manage Debt, WNCT, February 15, 2016

N.C. Schools Battle Back Agaisnt Student Debt Crisis, The Charlotte Observer, February 13, 2016

Reportaje Especial: Preparando tu Futuro Parte 2, Entrevision, February 12, 2016

Poll: Some Borrowers Would cut Off Pinkies, Take Punch to Dump Student Loans, UPI, February 12, 2016

What Would you do to Erase Your Student Loan Debt?, Cleveland.com, February 10, 2016

What to Do When a Tax Refund Is Seized for Student Loans, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, February 10, 2016

Student Loan Debt Burdens College Graduates, The Glen Rose Reporter, February 8, 2016

Sen. Cardin, HCC Students Talk College Affordability, The Baltimore Sun, February 4, 2016

American Student Assistance Establishes Consumer Advocacy Center, University Business, February 4, 2016

Student Loans May Affect Mortgage Eligibility, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, February 3, 2016
 

January

Financial Aid Assistance, Univision Boston (in Spanish), January 29, 2016

How Students Missed Out on $2.7 Billion in Free FAFSA College Aid, NerdWallet, January 27, 2016

FAFSA Day, El Planeta, January 27, 2016

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Financial Goals for the Year, HuffPost College, January 27, 2016

Ohio Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur Proposes Turning Student Loans Into Mortgages, GoodCall, January 27, 2016

GOP Wisconsin lawmaker says the federal government refinances student loans, but it doesn’t, Politifact Wisconsin, January 27, 2016

How Students Missed Out on $2.7 Billion in Free FAFSA College Aid, NerdWallet, January 27, 2016

How I Dealt With Student Debt: Real Borrowers Share Stories, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, January 27, 2016

Local colleges putting greater emphasis on financial literacy for their students, Akron Legal News, January 26

$1.3 Trillion Owed in Student Loans, Coyote Chronicle (California State University, San Bernardino), January 26 

Young Adults Delaying Major Life, Career Decisions Because of Student Debt, NASFAA, January 25

How to Pay Your Student Loan Debt Off Faster (or Not At All!), Acorns, January 22 

CASE D1 Preview: How Debt Threatens Alumni Engagement, and What You Can Do About It, Switchboard, January 22, 2016

Emotional (and real) cost of college admissions, The Journal News, January 22 

How and Why to Check Your FAFSA Status, NerdWallet, January 21 (also appeared in Christian Science Monitor)

Student loan debt delaying other life investments, KMIT (Iowa/Minnesota), January 21 (also appeared on WJHL (Tennessee), WWLP (Mass.), WKBN (Ohio), KRON (San Francisco), WIVB (Buffalo), WIAT (Birmingham, AL) 

Study: Student Loan Borrowers Delaying Other Life Decisions, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, January 20, 2016 (also appeared on StudentDebtCrisis.org  and picked up by Commonwealth Magazine

The government’s new strategy to battle outsized student loans isn’t nearly enough, Business Insider, January 20, 2016 

Editorial: Governor’s Budget Does Not Support Higher Education, Iowa State Daily, January 19, 2016

The Price of Admission: Financial Aid, CBS Boston, January 19, 2016

American Student Assistance in Teen Central, Boston Informer, January 17, 2016

Sen. Moore Highlights Programs Available to Help Students Finance College, The Millbury Sutton Chronicle and The Grafton News, January 14, 2016

Answering Common Questions About the FAFSA, Huffpost College, January 14, 2016

More Employers Try to Help Workers pay Student Loans, The Associated Press, January 13, 2016 (also appeared in Native American TimesSouth Florida TimesPost Bulletin (Minnesota), Richmond Times-Dispatch (Virginia), The Pantagraph (Illinois)  
What to Expect Filling Out the FAFSA for the First Time, U.S. News & World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, January 13, 2016

5 Ways to Get on Top of Your Student Loan Payments in 2016, Nerd Wallet, January 12, 2016

Baby Boomers Need to Bank on Millennials to Change Money Management Methods, Forbes, January 10, 2016

Explore What Perkins Loan Program Extension Means for Students, U.S. News and World Report, The Student Loan Ranger Blog, January 6, 2016