MN Asks Department of Education to Forgive Federal Student Loans Over Fraud Finding

The Department of Education has made it tougher for federal student loan debtors to obtain forgiveness of their federal student loans under the Borrower Defense to Repayment program. One of the changes made has been to make it much harder for students to prove they are the subjects of fraud by the school. The State … Read more

Great Checklist On What to Do if Your School Closed and You Have Federal Loans

The Federal Student Aid office in the Department of Education has updated their advice and information on what to do if your school closed. The information contains links and state specific contact information and in general is very helpful. Frankly I’m shocked the DeVos Department of Education would be this open on how to discharge … Read more

Globe University Will Probably File Bankruptcy While Students Can’t Get the Same Protection

Globe University/ Minnesota School of Business is collapsing like a house of cards. Last September, a Minnesota judge ruled that Globe/MSB violated Minnesota consumer protection laws, and the Minnesota Office of Higher Education began the process of barring it from doing business in the state of Minnesota. In October, the U.S. Department of Education ordered … Read more

Globe University and Minnesota School of Business Students May Be Eligible for Total Federal Student Loan Forgiveness

People with federal student loans for attending Globe University and Minnesota School of Business may now be eligible for full loan forgiveness through the Borrower Defense Defense to Repayment program. This is because of recent actions by the Department of Education and a lawsuit filed by Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson in 2014. In that … Read more