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Can Student Loans Garnish My Wages?

Can My Student Loan Creditor Garnish My Wages?

Student loan creditors can garnish your wages if you get behind in payments. Whether your loan is guaranteed by the federal government or not dictates whether the creditor must first sue you in court, and how much it can garnish from your paycheck.
Here are the rules for student loans guaranteed by the federal government, and student loans not guaranteed by the federal government (private student loans).

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BPW and NCWIT Help Women Access IT Careers

BPW FoundationBPW Foundation and NCWIT Help Women Veterans and Military Spouses Access Careers in Information Technology

WASHINGTON – Today, Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation and the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) announced a partnership to bring IT career opportunities and resources to women veterans and military spouses.  The partnership is part of the BPW’s Joining Forces Mentoring Plus® — a program dedicated to helping women veterans, military/veteran spouses and caregivers of wounded warriors connect with working women mentors and subject matter experts (SMEs) to receive support, guidance, career development, and to ultimately obtain meaningful employment.


American Sentinel University Launches New Doctor of Nursing Practice

American Sentinel UniversityAURORA, Colo. – April 19, 2012 – Today’s academic environment has expanded the role of deans and directors of nursing education to go beyond curriculum development to include managing resource planning, designing new education delivery models and mapping program objectives to outcomes assessments, while navigating new laws, regulations and industry trends. But many nurse educators lack the tools needed to be effective in transforming nursing education.


Schools examine gender issues

Lawrence University held its 2011 commencement exercises June 5. Lawrence University held its 2011 commencement exercises June 5. Lawrence is among the colleges and universities in Wisconsin whose graduation rates are consistently higher for women, although the scenario depends on the school and its course offerings. / Ron Page/The Post-CrescentExperts: No one reason men's numbers lower

Men have long been outnumbered by women in higher education in the U.S., going back to the 1980s. What's drawn less notice is they are also less likely to earn bachelor's degrees.

Graduation rates across nearly all University of Wisconsin System schools are consistently higher for women. Last year, 62 percent of the females who entered the UW System in 2004 had graduated, compared with 58 percent for men.


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