“House Republicans are now the only people left in Washington holding hostage the #MiddleClassTaxCuts for 98% of Americans” -President Obama
Almost every day, President Obama gets letters from students who are swimming in student loan debt, and every week it seems we see another newspaper article about how the cost of college is becoming prohibitively expensive for too many American families.
While this Administration continues to do everything we can to make sure that college remains affordable and available to families in the middle class and those aspiring to the middle class, we also are focused on making it easier for families to understand the costs and benefits of higher education up-front, so that they can more easily choose a college that is both high-quality and affordable.
That’s why the Administration today released the final version of the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet—an individualized standard financial aid award letter that will help students and families understand the costs of college before making the final decision on where to enroll. The Shopping Sheet is the culmination of a joint effort between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of Education to provide individuals with critical information about their financial decision to attend college in a clear, concise, and standardized format that facilitates easy comparisons across institution
The road to housing recovery begins when unemployment goes under 7%. The MID is a middle class benefit, and part if the IRS code since 1913. Congress should leave it alone!
Knowledge comes but wisdom lingers. Alfred Tennyson
From the Whitehouse: As a result of action by @CFPB, Capital One Bank must refund $140M to 2M customers: on.wh.gov/tc2p