The government would cover unpaid interest for borrowers who are on income-based repayment plans and continue to make monthly payments.
Proposals to reform the federal student loan system shed light on the relationship between student debt and economic inequality. UCLA's Hannah Appel joins us to discuss.
Borrowers will not be asked to make payments until after Aug. 31, and interest rates are expected to remain at 0% during that period.
More than 40 million borrowers with federal student loans have had a respite through the pandemic. That ends Jan. 31.
More people are going to college and graduate school. There's also been an increase in parents taking on loan debt for their kids.
It’s not just the Ivy League and Wall Street elite who owe enormous amounts.
The long road to a merit scholarship included 30 applications and 90 admissions essays.
If you don’t qualify for need-based financial aid, merit scholarships might be the answer.
Marketplace senior economics contributor Chris Farrell thinks it's become a matter of when and how much debt will be canceled.
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.