FINANCIAL AID


Endowment bill aims to lower tuition

Congress is looking to lower the cost of college for middle- to low-income families — this time through a proposed bill that might compel universities to dedicate more money to financial aid.


Pay-as-you-earn loans combat student debt

Undergraduate and graduate students — regardless of their financial situation and when they took out federal loans — can apply for pay-as-you-earn federal direct loans this year under a recent revision by the U.S.