Do you have a financial literacy program on your campus? Are you ready to punch it up and make sure it hits all the right topics for the students and parents you serve? Register for the TG webinar What's in Your Financial Literacy Wallet?, scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Central Time.
March 31, 2015 · TG Customer Training and Event Management · No Comments
March 31, 2015 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments
On March 29, 2015, ED introduced the enhanced PLUS loan counseling materials on the revamped studentloans.gov website. A student or parent PLUS loan borrower is required to take PLUS loan counseling before receiving a loan if the applicant has an adverse credit history, but obtains an endorser or proves that extenuating circumstances exist.
March 30, 2015 · TG Research and Analytical Services · No Comments
TG, in consultation with the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), has released the second of five reports on the efficacy of federal student loan counseling. Informed or Overwhelmed? A Legislative History of Student Loan Counseling with a Literature Review on the Efficacy of Loan Counseling details how ever-evolving policy changes and the complexity of the federal student loan programs may hamper students' abilities to fully understand and retain information about their loans.
March 27, 2015 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments
Learn about the tax benefits of paying for college.
March 24, 2015 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.