Interest on new federal student loans is based on the 10-year Treasury yield. The pause on repayments will end Aug. 31.
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.
We talked with two people who were out of work in March 2020 about how the pandemic has affected their personal economies.
Low-income students are facing bigger barriers due to pandemic-related hardships.
The Biden administration says there are more than 40 million people with outstanding student loan debt.
Students can use the money any way they want, but it could help them reduce debt, and pay for living costs.
More than 40 million borrowers with federal student loans have had a respite through the pandemic. That ends Jan. 31.
Fewer EU students in the U.K. may bring some financial benefits to British universities but it raises some political concerns, too.
Seth Frotman, executive director of the Student Borrower Protection Center, says all student borrowers should be taking steps to protect themselves at this time.
Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith paid off their student loans. Now they're trying to pay their good fortune forward.