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Author(s):U.S. PIRG
Title:Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Organization:U.S. PIRG
Short Description:Some members of Congress have proposed lowering student loan interest rates to reduce the debt burden facing students and families. This report addresses one specific proposal to cut interest rates on undergraduate subsidized Stafford student loans in half, from 6.8% to 3.4%, over a period of five years.
Annotation:Some members of Congress have proposed lowering student loan interest rates to reduce the debt burden facing students and families. This report addresses one specific proposal to cut interest rates on undergraduate subsidized Stafford student loans in half, from 6.8% to 3.4%, over a period of five years.
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Borrowing/Student Debt
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
National Perspectives

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