by Alan Pyke Posted on May 13, 2014
With more than a trillion dollars in outstanding student debt, how can anyone expect young people to buy their own homes?
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 23, 2014 Updated: April 23, 2014
New data on the explosion of student debt in recent years should guide efforts to overhaul the student loan system.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 16, 2014
Tennessee will be the first state to make attendance at a two-year college totally free.
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by Alan Pyke Posted on April 10, 2014
The average college savings balance rose by 30 percent for all families despite falling by 26 percent for low-income ones.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 11, 2014
Colleges aren't just raising prices, they're placing most of that increased burden on poor families' backs.
by Mason Atkins Posted on March 6, 2014 Updated: March 6, 2014
"Do we invest in students, or millionaires?" she asked.
by Igor Volsky Posted on January 17, 2014 Updated: January 17, 2014
The episode raises new questions about how private companies deal with the student loans of the deceased.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 17, 2014
More recent college grads are finding themselves in low-pay, part-time work that doesn't require a degree.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 12, 2014
The government could use what it spends to make college more affordable to make public university free.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 2, 2014
Bankruptcy judges used to have leeway when dealing with student loan borrowers. Then a company spent two decades changing it.