by Alan Pyke Posted on October 14, 2014
A community college in Florida hopes a financial literacy class and strict rules about loans can keep its students from burying their futures under a mountain of debt.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 17, 2014 Updated: September 18, 2014
Debt activists want to turn the relationship between borrowers and creditors on its head with a campaign modeled on the early labor movement.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 11, 2014
Student loans and other debts are doing far more to undermine retiree finances than a decade ago.
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by Bryce Covert Posted on August 25, 2014
The number of Americans whose Social Security checks are being garnished to repay student loans has tripled.
by Alan Pyke Posted on August 6, 2014
The student loan default rate was already at historic highs, and it's gotten higher in the past year. Here are some potential fixes to a broken system.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 15, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
The companies preyed on thousands of student loan debtors.
by Carimah Townes Posted on June 27, 2014 Updated: June 30, 2014
Priorities in higher education are backwards, but what can we do about them?
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 23, 2014
After years of scrutiny of Everest College's marketing practices, the for-profit college's parent company is striking a deal with the feds.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 18, 2014 Updated: June 18, 2014
A new proposal lays out how the government could start to hold higher education institutions accountable for student outcomes like it does for K-12 schools.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 16, 2014
Starbucks will soon pay for many employees to get a college degree, but the government could make the same thing available to all students.