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April 11, 2017

University of California at Davis Joins American Student Assistance’s Salt Financial Education Program

March 24, 2017

Statement from American Student Assistance Regarding Student Loan Collection Fee Policies

March 23, 2017

American Student Assistance Brings Leading Midwest Universities on to Salt Financial Education Program

March 21, 2017

Retirement Delayed Report Highlights Impact of Student Debt on Older Americans 

March 13, 2017

American Student Assistance Launches “My Salt” Tailored to Individual Needs

February 28, 2017

New Survey Reveals Burden of Student Debt on Young Employees 

February 9, 2017

American Student Assistance and LRAP Association Partner to Provide Financial Education and Career Advice to College Students and Alumni Nationwide

December 12, 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

December 7, 2016

American Student Assistance and UNCF Join Forces to Promote Financial Education for Minority College Students and Alumni

November 4, 2016

American Student Assistance Hosts First National Summit on Solutions for Student Debt

October 18, 2016

American Student Assistance Celebrates Grand Reopening of the College Planning Center at Boston Public Library

September 30, 2016

American Student Assistance Urges Massachusetts Families to Start College Financial Aid Applications Now

September 21, 2016

Salt Teams Up with American Indian College Fund to Empower Underserved Students at Tribal Colleges to Successfully Plan and Pay for Higher Education

August 31, 2016

Salt Partners with Madison Area Technical College (WI), University of St. Thomas (MN), Texas State University and William Peace University (NC) to Boost Students’ Financial Skills

August 24, 2016

American Student Assistance Awarded $800,000 in Federal TRIO Grants to Improve College Readiness Among High Schoolers and Adult Learners

August 3, 2016

American Student Assistance Ombudsman Grace Bartini to Retire

July 20, 2016

Former Senior-Level U.S. Department of Education Employee Pamela Moran appointed Special Advisor to ASA’s Center for Consumer Advocacy

July 14, 2016

Paul Combe Receives NASFAA Purdy Award

June 6, 2016

SALT and the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida Extend Partnership to Boost Students’ Financial Competencies

June 1, 2016

SALT and Bay de Noc Community College Partner to Boost Students’ Financial Skills

May 19, 2016

American Student Assistance Announces Leadership Transition

May 4, 2016

SALT and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities Partner to Lift Students’ Financial Skills

April 29, 2016

American Student Assistance Takes White House Student Debt Challenge

April 14, 2016

American Student Assistance Applauds U.S. Department of Education for Proactively Protecting Social Security Benefits of Borrowers with Disabilities

February 3, 2016

American Student Assistance Establishes New Consumer Advocacy Center

January 12, 2016

American Student Assistance Urges Massachusetts Families to Apply for Financial Aid to Help Pay for College


December 17, 2015

Life Delayed: New Study Shows Student Debt Impacts Financial Security of Borrowers Across All Institution Types, Credentials

December 02, 2015

SALT Debuts New Blog to Address Student Debt Crisis

December 01, 2015

Kansas State University Alumni to Have Free Access to SALT Student Loan Counseling

November 16,  2015

American Student Assistance Named One Of Boston Globe’s Top Places To Work For Eighth Year In A Row

November 10, 2015

SALT Partners With Vet Corps To Tackle Student Debt

November 10, 2015

SALT Updates Military Benefits eBook To Tackle Student Debt

November 3, 2015

SALT and the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges Partner to Boost Financial Skills of Students and Alumni

October 27, 2016

Experian Partners with American Student Assistance to Promote Financial Literacy to Students

October 16, 2015

SALT and the Council for Opportunity in Education Partner for Equal Access to Financial Education 

October 9, 2015

SALT to Bring Mobile College Planning Center to Boston City Hall Plaza on October 14

September 24, 2015

Texas A&M University Joins SALT to Build Students’ Financial Capabilities

August 24, 2015

SALT Joins With LULAC to Raise Financial Competencies Among Hispanic Students 

July 8, 2015

American Student Assistance Names John Zurick President of SALT 

June 26, 2015

American Student Assistance Reaches Milestone of One Millionth SALT Member

May 12, 2015

American Student Assistance is Taking Its Services on the Road

May 7, 2015

South Carolina Legal Services Partners with American Student Assistance to Tackle Student Debt

March 31, 2015

The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in New Jersey Partners with SALT to Build Students’ Financial Capabilities

January 15, 2015

New Collaboration Aimed at Strengthening Financial Literacy for Medical Students and Residents


December 16, 2014

Illinois Student Assistance Commision Partners with American Student Assistance to Help Reduce the Burden of Student Loan Debt Through Free Financial Education Programming

December 10, 2014

American Student Assistance Joins with Vancouver Partners to Provide Financial Education to the Community

November 19, 2014

American Student Assistance Named One of Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work

November 12, 2014

Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion and The Ford Family Foundation Team Up with SALT to Provide Financial Education to Students and Families

October 7, 2014

Colleges Across the Nation Celebrate “Know Your Money Day — Powered by SALT

July 17, 2014

American Student Assistance Partners with Vancouver Community to Tackle Student Debt

June 18, 2014

Brockton College Planning Center Relocates

May 30, 2014

State Report on Student Debt Recommends Public Colleges Use SALT Financial Education Program

May 21, 2014

SALT Releases “Military Smartbook for Defeating Student Debt”

May 12, 2014

ICUF & SALT Partner to Promote Financial Literacy & Debt Management Skills to Students and Graduates

April 15, 2014

American Student Assistance White Paper Calls for Better Data to Measure Number of American Consumers Impacted by Student Loan Repayment Issues

March 11, 2014

SALT And HACU Join Forces To Raise Awareness Of Effective Student Loan And Financial Management Tools

February 24, 2014

American Student Assistance Administers More Than $25 Million in Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers Over Last Two Years

February 12, 2014

As National Student Debt Climbs So Does Number of Millennials Seeking Help

January 22, 2014

FAFSA Day Massachusetts Offers Free Help Applying for Financial Aid for College


November 18, 2013

The Boston Globe Names American Student Assistance to Top Places to Work

November 18, 2013

Mind on My Money Campaign Helps Students