U.S. Department of Education warns student loan borrowers about predatory lending practices hitting veterans. Below is a summary of this week's news and how it may affect your student loans.
Top student-loan official warns some schools are lying about the costs and terms of student loans.
VA officials do not expect to extend emergency GI Bill protections beyond the summer, indicating they expect college campuses to resume pre-pandemic operations during the fall semester.
Veterans who used the Post-World War II GI benefits to pay for for-profit colleges are fighting to get their money back.
It will be reviewed later this year by another panel on whether veterans should utilize either the Post-9/11 GI Bill or the Montgomery GI Bill to get a college degree. It's the latest legal twist in the long fight over education benefits.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will soon require almost all users of the GI Bill to verify their attendance before receiving any monthly payments.
Online bachelor's programs from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University were ranked No. 1 in the nation by the U.S. News World Report.
California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced a new program aimed at civic-minded college students that will pay them $10,000 towards their tuition in exchange for 450 hours of public service.
In spite of the opposition of 36 military veterans and current members of the National Guard and Reserves who also serve in the House of Representatives, a bill passed on Jan. 12 extending eligibility for the Post-9/11 GI Bill to the military's National Guard and Reserve.
The government is now offering a program that provides free education in over 20 fields, including cybersecurity, data analytics, and software development, to veterans left jobless by the pandemic.
They face the same danger as their active-duty counterparts, but the benefits the more than 811,000 soldiers in the National Guard and reserves receive are not identical.
The National World War II Museum in New Orleans reports that Lawrence Brooks, 111, died Jan. 5, and he was the country's oldest World War II veteran.