Websites are cropping up for peer lending, and at other sites, students can raise donations for college.
Huge school loans can hinder future growth. Think about potential income before signing the dotted line.
The bill, designed to encourage lenders to keep offering federal loans to students, won bipartisan support in Congress.
Almost half of college students fail to collect all of the federal loans – fixed at 6.8 percent – that they are eligible to receive.