July 8, 2009
'Better Together' at OGSLP's Annual Conference
At OGSLP’s Annual Conference on June 25, schools and lenders from around the state learned what it meant to truly be ‘better together.’ In addition to discussing important topics like IBR and July 1 changes, participants learned how the FFELP community can work together to spur innovation, overcome obstacles and support each other on the road to student success.
OGSLP Offers Training for Schools and Lenders
On July 29, visit OGSLP's 'Train Station' for a day of learning and professional development. Don't miss this great opportunity to learn more about important topics like default prevention, loan processing resolutions, working effectively with your team and more!
This training is free and lunch will be provided. To register, contact our Policy, Compliance and Training department at 405.234.4432 or email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you there!
July 1 Provisions: PowerPoint and Resources
Our June 25 Annual Conference provided a great opportunity to learn about the CCRAA, HERA and HEOA provisions that became effective on July 1, 2009. If you weren’t able to attend this informative session, don’t worry - the presentation, handouts and tools are provided.
Upcoming Minimum Wage Increase
In 2007, the U.S. Troops Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act amended the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 by increasing the federal minimum wage from $5.15 an hour in three steps.
Technical Amendment May Affect FAFSA, Veterans' Benefits
As reported previously, Education and Labor Committee Chair George Miller (D-CA) introduced a bill making technical corrections and conforming changes to the HEA. The bill, H.R. 1777, was signed by the President on July 1.
Find Answers to Your Red Flag Questions
To help you understand and comply with final rulemaking regarding the Red Flags rules, the FRB, FDIC, NCUA, OCC, OTS and FTC have worked together to develop a list of frequently asked questions.
Making Work "Work": Resources for Busy Professionals
Choose the right people for a successful team