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Ivory Tower

"Ivory Tower" and the crippling cost of college

Jun 13, 2014
A new documentary film examines the cost of higher education in America.
Posted In: higher education, universities, college, student loan debt

Survival of the fittest millennial

Mar 25, 2014
How are millennials handling student debt and the difficulty of securing employment?
Posted In: Millenials, student loan debt, debt, working, employment, college, college grads

Why student loans affect the housing market

Feb 18, 2014
The percentage of homes sold to new homeowners slipped. One reason: student loans.
Posted In: student loan debt, housing market

Does the government make money from student loans?

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?
Posted In: student loan debt, student debt

Are student loans big money makers?

Jul 31, 2013
It should be easy to figure out if the government makes money off of student loans. But it's not.
Posted In: federal student loans, student loan debt, student loans

Doing the math on student loans

Jul 11, 2013
As Congress bickers over the interest rates on student loans -- again -- the question is, why is this so hard to figure out?
Posted In: frederal student loans, student loan debt, student loan

How to get rid of your student loans without paying

Jul 5, 2013
Loan forgiveness and discharge programs may help ease -- or even erase -- your student loan burden.
Posted In: frederal student loans, student loan debt, student debt

Student debt: The burden on seniors

Jul 5, 2013
Most people think of student debt impacting folks in their 20s or 30s. But it's affecting older Americans as well.
Posted In: federal student loans, student loan debt, elderly

'The government garnished my wages' -- Defaulting on college debt

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.
Posted In: student debt, student loan debt

Dealing with a large amount of student debt

Jul 5, 2013
Two young adults share their stories of how student loan debt has impacted their lives since graduating from college.
Posted In: student loan debt, student loans

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