Federal student loan interest rates drop to historic low

May 12, 2020
But with high unemployment and economic uncertainty will students want to take on loans?
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Beth Kobliner on having the "talk" with your kids about the cost of college

Sep 27, 2018
Tips on less-terrifying ways to talk about the cost of college with kids.
About 60 percent of those who went to college had to take out student loans to pay for it. 
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Regulating the forgiveness of federal student loans

Sep 10, 2015
The Department of Education is opening up the conversation at 2 hearings.

Should law schools pay if students don't get jobs?

Jul 29, 2015
Tuition and debt keep rising. Grads from non-elite schools face a weak market.

Corinthian students get a break on their student loans

Jun 9, 2015
The Department of Education will forgive the federal loans many students who attended.

Arne Duncan: 'Education beyond high school is absolutely necessary'

Oct 30, 2014
The Secretary of Education talks with Kai Ryssdal about new rules on 'gainful employment.'

The challenge of funding a community college education

Jul 16, 2014
No access to federal student loans can imperil community college students.

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You can refinance a car, but not a student loan

Jun 4, 2014
A bill was introduced that allows students to re-finance their student loans.

Are student loans big money makers?

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

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.