Biden plans to extend payment pause for student loan borrowers until October 2021

US President-Elect Joe Biden speaks at Major Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III National Guard /Reserve Center in New Castle Airport on January 19, 2021, in New Castle, Delaware, before departing for Washington, DC. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Wednesday plans to extend the payment pause on federal student loans … Read more

NBCUniversal launches NBCU Academy, a journalism training program across the U.S.

The logo of Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal Media LLC during the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) Cable Show in Washington, D.C., on June 11, 2013. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Comcast‘s NBCUniversal News Group on Thursday announced NBCU Academy, a journalism training and development program that’s set to partner with 17 academic institutions … Read more

Morgan Stanley repays $1.7 million to college savers for high-cost investments

Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images Morgan Stanley will repay $1.7 million to customers who paid high costs on investments earmarked for education expenses like college tuition. The brokerage firm is paying the sum, including nearly $1.5 million in restitution plus interest, to about 2,300 customers who are saving money in 529 plans, the Financial Industry … Read more

Chegg CEO projects sustained growth in 2021 after boost from remote learning

The shift to remote learning sparked a surge in business for Chegg in 2020, and CEO Dan Rosensweig doesn’t see that exponential growth easing up much in the new year. “When the pandemic is over, we don’t expect growth to significantly slow because this is not just the trend, this is what it’s going to … Read more

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