Entries Tagged as 'Loan Links'

Sunday, March 25th, 2007

Make Micropayments to Sallie Mae: Get Out of Debt

I stumbled across the 3 Things About Money blog today and I found the author’s post about how she sends micropayments each Friday to Sallie Mae. These payments are made based on whatever she can pull together.
Pulling together one dollar a month extra (204 dollars total over the life of the loan) and paying [...]

Friday, February 2nd, 2007

Ted Kennedy Sullies Sallie Mae’s Rep?

Apparently Thomas Fitzpatrick is under the delusional impression that Families and students across America view Sallie Mae as a bastion of hope and a helper of the underdog. He sees Sallie Mae as a helper and a company which gives students a helping hand. This delusion has led him to cry out against [...]

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Young Democrats HR 5 Student Loan Interest Rate SMS Petition

The Young Democrats of America has put together a SMS petition for constituents to show their support for HR 5, the bill to lower interest rates on federal student loans. You can sign the petition by doing the following.
Get your friends to text COLLEGE to 35328 to urge Congress to cut college loan interest [...]

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Sallie Mae 96% Profit Drop in 4th Quarter

Sallie Mae recently announced its 4th Quarter results which contain some interesting information.  The biggest news is that Sallie Mae had a 96% drop in profits for the fourth quarter.  The drop in profits however does not relate to the actual core business which is made up of the loans it manages.  The loss was [...]