College will cost more for students borrowing during the 2023-24 academic year as federal student loan interest rates climb to heights not seen in a decade or longer. As of July 1, undergraduates who take out new direct federal student loans will see interest rates rise to 5.50%, the Education Department’s Federal Student Aid office […]
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Eliza Haverstock is a lead writer on NerdWallet's student loans team, where she focuses on loan repayment and alternatives to traditional four-year degrees. Previously, she reported on billionaires, investing, personal finance and fintech fraud for Forbes in New York, and she also covered private markets for PitchBook in Seattle.