You may have noticed in the news recently, student loan interest rates have been getting a lot of attention. On July 1, 2012, the interest rates of Subsidized Stafford loans are set to climb back up to 6.8%. Here’s why:
In 2007, congress passed a bill, lowering these interest rates for the next few years. Unfortunately, this bill will expire after June 31, and rates will go from 3.4% to 6.8% once again. Congress is now looking for ways to keep this interest rate hike from happening, though nothing solid has happened as of yet.
Last week, Obama spoke out about this issue and what he wants to see happen. Check out the video below to learn more.
5 Most Recent Student Loans Blog Posts:
The Student Loan Help blog is sponsored in part by: