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.
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.
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.
Apr 18, 2012 Five big schools, including Princeton and University of Pennsylvania, will begin offering free classes on the web. It's all part of a new venture backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalists.
Apr 13, 2012 Host Tess Vigeland along with Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch and tax expert Louis Barajas answer listener tax questions and emails.
Apr 13, 2012 Commentator Leah Ingram is facing six years of paying college tuition for her two daughters. She has a suggestion to the government to help middle-class parents like herself.