The latest news on student loans
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Rules for Collectors of Federal Student Loans Disappear from Goverment Site
New sites rate lenders and allow borrowers to put loans out to bid.
If federal loans aren't enough, private loans are getting cheaper and easier.
2010 brings lower interest rates, easier application and repayment rules
Government streamlines application, reduces rates
New rules streamline applications, lower interest rates
Rulebook says collectors can settle for 90 percent of student debt
Students and parents can negotiate lower debts, smaller payments, or temporary reprieves