Register today: What's in Your Financial Literacy Wallet?

March 31, 2015 · TG Customer Training and Event Management · No Comments

TG Webinars

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.

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Enhanced PLUS loan counseling now available on updated studentloans.gov website

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.

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TG issues report on how federal policies have shaped students' understanding of loan counseling

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.

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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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