The latest news on student loans
Legislation passed in the spring appears to be helping students stay in school this fall.
Government reaction to the credit crunch makes federal programs the way to go this year.
Nevertheless, about 25 percent still miss out on federal financial aid.
Some public-sector employees are eligible for new programs.
Most people need to plan on repaying what they borrowed.
One blogger points out a potential problem of lenders' dependence on technology.
New federal standards ease some of the financial pressure for students and their parents.
FTC releases a new guide on avoiding misleading ads.
Be very skeptical of any offer that looks like it's coming from the federal government.
The indictment raises concern that there could be significant abuse in the private loan sector.