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Students can sign up for notifications regarding new loan forgiveness program

Students can sign up for notifications regarding new loan forgiveness program

Gracie Terrall, Co-Editor-in-Chief (She/Her) August 30, 2022

Last Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced a plan to forgive $10,000 of federal student loan debt for low to middle income borrowers. Biden’s plan is a one-time debt forgiveness program that extends...

EDITORIAL: Loan forgiveness: a benefit or a detriment to the country?

EDITORIAL: Loan forgiveness: a benefit or a detriment to the country?

Editorial Board August 30, 2022

Whether you are just starting your college experience or are in the home stretch of finishing it, most of us at South Dakota State have one thing in common- student loan debt. Student loans can be different...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Paying attention to federal student loans during deferment

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension April 26, 2022

Since March 2020, federal student loans payments have been deferred and interest rates are zero percent. The student loan payment relief will continue until Aug. 31, 2022. For current students, the payment...

ISSUES: Sesame Street, loan forgiveness and more

ISSUES: Sesame Street, loan forgiveness and more

Editorial Board November 16, 2021

A lot of stuff happened this week. Really though, there were quite a few topics the Editorial Board had to choose from this week and, well, we’re not always a decisive group. So, instead of choosing...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Managing your financial aid

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension September 15, 2021

Whether you are a freshman, senior or graduate student, you have experience using financial aid to pay for college expenses.  Financial aid is available from the government (Department of Education)...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Plan ahead for loan payments post-graduation

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Guest Columnist April 13, 2021

In one month, approximately one-fourth of South Dakota State University students will graduate. As you work toward securing your first professional job, now is also the time to review your student loan...

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