student loans http://wemu.org en State Senate Approves Larger Loan Repayments for Doctors http://wemu.org/post/state-senate-approves-larger-loan-repayments-doctors <div>Michigan lawmakers are working to draw more medical providers to low-resource areas by raising caps for a loan repayment program for health professionals in those areas. &nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 06:04:01 +0000 Associated Press 42693 at http://wemu.org State Senate Approves Larger Loan Repayments for Doctors EMU Educates Students on Keeping Student Loan Debt to a Minimum http://wemu.org/post/emu-educates-students-keeping-student-loan-debt-minimum <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Due to inaction on the part of the US Congress, student loan interest rates have doubled. Unless congress takes action upon returning from summer recess, those rates will stick for any student taking out a loan after July&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1st</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;of this year. As&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WEMU's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Bob&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eccles</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;reports, eastern Michigan University officials hope congress will return loan rates to lower levels but, either way, will be there to provide counsel to students.</span></p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 11:15:58 +0000 Bob Eccles 31846 at http://wemu.org EMU Educates Students on Keeping Student Loan Debt to a Minimum