More people are going to college and graduate school. There's also been an increase in parents taking on loan debt for their kids.
Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith paid off their student loans. Now they're trying to pay their good fortune forward.
Darrick Hamilton, a co-author of a recent study from the New School, describes other ways to address the disparity that hurts Black Americans.
For people pursuing student loan forgiveness, getting laid off means they're no longer able to make qualifying payments for PSLF.
Comprehensive policy is crucial in solving the student debt crisis, experts say, but $10,000 of debt forgiveness could actually do a lot to help the people who need it most right now.
How systemic racism fueled the student debt crisis for Black borrowers.
The president over the weekend signed a memorandum extending the current payment pause and interest waiver for most federal student loans through the end of the year.
The CBO released a report this week estimating that over the next decade, the federal government will forgive $207 billion in student loans.
Senator Rand Paul wants to allow people to use retirement accounts to pay off student debt, tax- and penalty-free.
We look into the history of rising tuition and shrinking student aid.