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Student loan default rates rise

The most recent available data shows Missouri Western students’ loan default rate has tripled in just four years. This problem is not only unique to Western, as default rates all over the country are climbing. However, the folks at financial aid here on campus are instituting a lot of new programs to keep students up-to-date on their loans and out... Read More

Don’t major in debt

In today’s economy, students’ control over their finances needs to be on-point to avoid major issues after graduation. A lot of students just focus on going to class and making grades and fail to recognize the snow-ball of debt building in their wake from student loans, car payments and credit cards. Keeping their thumb on their financial pulse needs to... Read More