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VSAC, State Treasurer Offer Plan to Lower College Loan Costs in Vermont

May 24, 2016

Vermont Business Magazine - Vermont Student Assistance Corp and State Treasurer Beth Pearce today announced that $4 million in local investment financing will be directed to lower the fixed rates on Vermont Advantage loans for parents and students, starting at 4.8 percent, the lowest rates ever offered.

Committee Wants More Time to Weigh Options For Public Retirement Program

January 7, 2016

The Public Retirement Study Committee, created by the legislature two years ago to look at ways to help private sector employees save for retirement, wants lawmakers to let it continue its work. AARP estimates that 45 percent of Vermonters working in the private sector don’t have access to a retirement program through their employer.