Interview: VSAC’s Don Vickers on federal student loan rates

Good new for anyone trying to pay off their student loans-with this year’s annual reset, the federal rate went down. And for families trying to plan for college, the rate for new borrowers will also decrease. Don Vickers, President of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation tells VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb about the rates.

Voices in the week’s news: Friday, September 21, 2007

Wiretapping attorneys, political fundraising and hospital rates were only some of the stories that caught our attention this week. A college campus dealt with two assaults, California turned its eye to Vermont’s car emissions trial and some home owners felt the pinch of adjusted mortgage rates.