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Church Raises $100K Through Month-Long Fast So They Can Pay Off Student Debt for 34 Grads

Thanks to the efforts of a Virginia church, dozens of graduating students are finishing their  college education with zero debt or outstanding tuition. For the...

App That Rounds Payments to Nearest Dollar Helps Users Pay Off $1 Million in Student Debt

The innovative service can knock off up to 6 years of a student's repayment term and $14,000 worth of interest costs.

Obama Forgives Student Debt for 400K Permanently Disabled Americans

Nearly 400,000 Americans are about to get some debt relief on student loans they can’t afford to pay off because they’ve become permanently disabled. The...

Her Student Debt Was Paid in Full After A Bank Heard Her Family Story

After a former college student shared her heartbreaking family story on CNN last month, her student loans totaling $54,000 were completely wiped off the...

Disabled US Veterans Could Have Student Loan Debts Automatically Erased Thanks to New Bipartisan Bill

Even though there are thousands of disabled vets who are eligible for debt forgiveness, few have applied to the program – but this bill might change that.

Chobani Donates $85,000 to Pay Off Student Lunch Debt of Yet Another Thankful School District

When Chobani discovered that there was a mountain of school lunch debt that had accumulated in their own backyard, they donated thousands to pay it off.

After 40 Years, Homeless Man Will Get His Degree Debt-Free Thanks to One Student and Anonymous Alumni

More than four decades after he was forced to drop out, this 65-year-old homeless man will finally be able to finish his degree in studio arts.

Watch Billionaire Tell College Grads He Will Pay Off All $40 Million of Their Collective Student Loan Debt

When this billionare investor was finishing up his commencement speech for Morehouse College's graduating seniors, he unveiled an astonishing surprise gift.

With School District Struggling Against $77,000 in Student Lunch Debt, Chobani CEO Offers to Lend a Hand

Chobani is not just responsible for making delicious yogurt – they're also stepping forward to ensure that Rhode Island students are properly fed.

Natural Light Beer Wants to Apologize for the Hangovers by Paying Off Millions in Student Loan Debt

Dozens of college grads are being given the chance to finish school with a clean slate thanks to one of their favorite beers.

$150 Million in Debt to Be Forgiven for US Students Left Jilted by Shady Schools

Over 15,000 students have been left high and dry by shady for-profit schools since 2013 – but now, the Department of Education is canceling their debt.

Howard Grad Helps Unknowing Students Secure $35 Million in Funding, Reducing Their College Debt

Since its inception in 2006, Jessica Johnson’s nonprofit has helped students secure more than $35 million in private funding sources, reducing their debt by $14,000 each.

Man Gives $25Mil to Ease Debt for Students of Social Work: ‘They’re Heroes’

Steve Hicks, a telecommunications pioneer and University of Texas Regent, has donated what might be the largest ever gift in higher education toward the...

Nicki Minaj Pays Off College Debt for Dozens of Students

Nicki Minaj isn't just a talented hip hop artist – she's also a fan of hardworking students. On Saturday night, Minaj was tweeting about a...
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8-Year-old Helps Pay Off Students’ School Lunch Debt

A super-sensitive Michigan elementary school student felt really sad when a child in the lunch line in front of him who had to put...

Local Church Pays Off $7.2 Million of Crippling Medical Debt for 6,500 Families

Stetson Baptist Church collected so much money in a charity drive that they were able to pay off $7.2 Million worth of medical debt for struggling Floridians.

Hong Kong’s Richest Man is Paying the Full Tuition For an Entire New Class of College Students

Li Ka Shing and his foundation will be paying about $14 million in tuition annually for the next four to five years.

Non-Verbal High School Student Makes History By Giving Stunning Graduation Speech With Voice Tech

A non-verbal high school student delivered an awe-inspiring commencement speech earlier this week using speech software he programmed in class.

Barbershop Rallied to Pay It Forward By Helping to Pay Off Debts of High Schoolers So They Could Graduate

After a billionaire commencement speaker announced that he would be paying off the student debt of an entire class of college graduates, this barbershop...

Thanks to Journalistic Investigation, Thousands of Teachers Will Be Relieved of Their Debt

For years, hardworking American teachers have fallen pray to a convoluted federal program that resulted in thousands of dollars worth of grants being converted...