Jun 5, 2012 With interest rates on some student loans about to double, the Obama administration joins with colleges to provide clearer guidance on the real price of school.
Jun 4, 2012 Many Americans agree that the country's economy needs a stronger middle-class. But American voters seem divided on the role that unions play in providing that.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 1, 2012 A new report from the New York Federal Reserve Bank shows that student debt is up nearly 8 percent in just the last year. David Weliver, publisher of financial advice blog, Money Under 30, tells us his story.
Middle Class Photo Project
Jul 8, 2012 What's a picture perfect way to define the middle class? Your photos of course! Explore how others picture the middle class and upload your own snapshot to our Middle Class Photo Project.
May 15, 2012 While the overall unemployment rate in the country exceeds 8 percent, some graduates in the right fields face an almost certain change of a job.
May 8, 2012 Commentator Peter Morici sees a link between what we study and what we owe.
May 2, 2012 Students begin a hunger strike today to protest fee hikes at California State Universities. The fee hikes are not just in California.
Apr 25, 2012 At $1 trillion nationally, student debt surpasses credit card debt and car loans, and it can be a serious drag on the economy.
Apr 20, 2012 Interest rates on federal student loans are set to double on July 1. The president is urging Congress to stop that increase.