PLUS Loan

Gail Perry-Mason, founder of Money Matters for Youth in Detroit, advises families to start saving for college early and contribute often.

The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for the PLUS Loan program used by parents and college students, but some say the changes are not enough to get all of the students adversely impacted by the program back in the classroom. Johnny Taylor,  President & CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund joined guest host Armstrong Williams on […]

Podcast: Download The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for the PLUS Loan program used by parents and college students, but some say the changes are not enough to get all of the students adversely impacted by the program back in the classroom. Johnny Taylor,  President & CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund joined guest host Armstrong Williams on “NewsOne […]

It was announced last month that the Obama administration will formally propose changes to the federal PLUS loan program. These changes, they hope, will adjust for some of the negative effects of previous changes made to the program, effects that hit low-income students and HBCU students especially hard. A few years back and without any announcement, the Department of […]