Aug 30, 2013 The cost of college is rising faster than inflation. But when you take financial aid into account, it’s gone up only modestly faster than inflation.
Aug 30, 2013 We hear all the time that student loan debt is on the rise, and isn't likely to slow down anytime soon. For all those federal loans, though, does the government really make any money?
Aug 1, 2013 It should be easy to figure out if the government makes money off of student loans. But it's not.
Jul 31, 2013 Senator Angus King of Maine explains why he supports reintroducing Glass-Steagall and shares his thoughts on the rising costs of higher education.
Jul 26, 2013 The compromise approved by the Senate puts a ceiling on the interest rates for undergraduate student loans.
Jul 23, 2013 According to a new report from student loan servicer Sallie Mae, parents are shelling out less money for their kid's college tuition. Before you break out the champagne, let's explore those numbers.
Jul 18, 2013 The proposal would link interest rates to financial markets -- specifically the 10-year Treasury note -- and cap rates at 8.25 percent for undergraduate loans and 9.5 percent for graduate loans.
Jul 5, 2013 Loan forgiveness and discharge programs may help ease -- or even erase -- your student loan burden.
Jul 5, 2013 Ignoring your problems rarely ever makes them go away. Anna learned that the hard way when the government started garnishing her wages after she defaulted on her student loan payments. But, she says, she's thankful it happened.