Government

Startup Company Offers Interest-Free Credit to Student-Loan Borrowers Facing Hardship

August 11, 2009 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Starting this week, college students will be able to purchase an interest-free line of credit to help cover their student loan payments when they graduate.

To buy into the program, known as SafeStart, students will generally pay $40 to $60 for every...

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