New push to ease student loan repayment

Jun 7, 2012
The federal government will streamline the process that borrowers use to get their payments capped at just 15 percent of their salaries.

Student debt burden hits $1 trillion

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.

Half a million bucks in student debt?

Apr 6, 2012
Paddy Hirsch, Liz Weston, and Tess discuss the wisdom of taking out huge amounts of student debt.
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