2014 Tax Benefits of Paying for College

March 27, 2015 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

Learn about the tax benefits of paying for college.

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Take a tour of the borrower's online experience with HigherEDGE

March 24, 2015 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

HigherEDGE® Default Management Solutions

Among the many benefits for a school working with TG's HigherEDGE® Default Management Solutions is a dedicated webpage for the school's borrowers. Each page contains an abundance of resources to inform the borrower about his or her options before and during repayment. This raises borrower awareness and confidence, while reinforcing the message that HigherEDGE is there to provide guidance and assistance at every turn.

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ED describes changes to 2015-2016 Unusual Enrollment History flag

March 19, 2015 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

On March 16, 2015, ED issued Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) GEN-15-05 describing changes made in the selection of 2015-2016 FAFSA applicants for an Unusual Enrollment History Flag (UEH).

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April is National Financial Literacy Month

March 18, 2015 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

While financial literacy is an important topic year-round, it gets a little extra attention in April, which is (a) National Financial Literacy Month, and (b) right around the corner.

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ED provides guidance on school responsibilities upon receiving paper in-school deferment forms

March 17, 2015 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

In an electronic announcement (E-ANN) dated March 12, 2015, ED stated that they have received questions from schools indicating that schools are seeing an increase in the number of requests for completion of paper in-school deferment forms.

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Student Bill of Rights Presidential Memorandum

March 16, 2015 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

On March 10, 2015, President Obama signed a Student Bill of Rights Memorandum directing several federal agencies to take various actions that should ultimately help student loan borrowers.

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Closed school corner, March 2015

March 11, 2015 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

Review the list of newly reported school closures and corrections from the March 2015 Closed School Monthly Report supplied by ED.

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Colleges: Make sure your area high school counselors know about the TG Financial Aid Toolkit

March 10, 2015 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

Many institutions of higher education coordinate with area high schools for their college and financial aid outreach efforts. If you're from a college that has a network of counselor contacts, spread the word about the place to go for financial aid resources: Your Financial Aid Toolkit.

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Default management at DCCCD: Case study touts web tool as conduit for collaboration with TG's HigherEDGE®

March 10, 2015 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

Among its many success stories, TG's HigherEDGE® Default Management Solutions is proud of its collaborative efforts with Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). TG highlights this collaboration in a new case study called "Location, Location, Location: How using TG's HigherEDGE® improved a community college district's borrower locate rates and, ultimately, its CDRs."

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Webinar rescheduled, still time to register: CDRs: Impact on Schools and Students

March 06, 2015 · TG Customer Training and Event Management · No Comments

Because of a winter storm that moved through Austin on March 5, TG has rescheduled the webinar CDRs: Impact on Schools and Students. The webinar will now take place Thursday, March 12, 2015, from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Central Time. Everyone who was originally registered for the webinar has been notified. The new date also means a second chance to participate for anyone who is interested in the topic but did not originally register because of a conflict with that date.

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