Federal Stafford loan rates could double this summer

Federal student Stafford loans are at the center of an election year battle, as loan interest rates are expected to double if Congress doesn't act by July.It's a scary deadline for more than 7 million college students across the country, who will have to pay 6.8 percent interest rates on government-subsidized loans if Congress doesn't pass legislation to prevent it. The current rate is 3.4 percent,...

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