Beshear secures $1.7 million in loan debt relief for students who attended Spencerian Colleges – Richmond Register

FRANKFORT Attorney General Andy Beshear announced Friday a consumer protection settlement benefiting nearly 700 students in Kentucky and Southern Indiana who attended one of the states for-profit colleges, Spencerian. Under the terms of the settlement, Sullivan University, which owned Spencerian, has agreed to forgive more than $1.7 million in private loan debt and provide other…

AG Ferguson obtains more than $7M in student debt relief for thousands of Washingtonians from for-profit college – Access Washington

For-profit education company Career Education Corporation misrepresented the cost of attendance and job placement rates to its students OLYMPIA More than 3,000 Washingtonians will receive more than $7.6 million in debt relief from Career Education Corporation (CEC), a for-profit higher education company, as part of Attorney General Bob Fergusons legal action over the companys use…

A married couple in their 20s explains how real-estate investing is helping them pay back over $170,000 in student-loan debt – Business Insider Australia

Student-loan debt is a prevalent issue in the US, with more than 44 million borrowers owing $US1.5 trillion, Forbes reported last year. Here, a married man in his late 20s shares how he and his spouse are paying back her six-figure student-loan debt through real-estate investing. Instead of working to pay down the debt as…