What everybody thinks about student debt is wrong

Jul 29, 2016 | No Comments

The people having the hardest time repaying their student loans are not graduates with six-figure debt, rather they are borrowers who took out a fraction of that amount, attended for-profit or community colleges, and never earned a degree, according to a report released Tuesday by the White House.

How Much are Young Americans Paying a Month on Student Debt? Less than You Think

How Much are Young Americans Paying a Month on Student Debt? Less than You Think

May 25, 2016 | No Comments

A typical borrower between ages 20 and 30 pays $203 a month toward student debt

Student Debt Is Holding Back Millennials? Not So Fast

Student Debt Is Holding Back Millennials? Not So Fast

Apr 15, 2016 | No Comments

New research suggests student debt is indeed a barrier for college dropouts, but that it’s generally not holding back those who earned degrees

What It’s Actually Worth When Companies Pay Employee Student Debt

Mar 4, 2016 | No Comments

About three years and $4,100 in payments for the typical undergrad with a bachelor’s degree, a new study finds.

Is There a Student Debt Crisis? On A Personal Level, Yes

Jan 29, 2016 | No Comments

“As the total outstanding student loan debt continues to climb, many have questioned whether the struggle is amounting to a crisis for schools, students, and society.”

Higher Education Debt Is Worth It, But Isn’t Risk Free

Jan 12, 2016 | No Comments

Over the last 20 years, published tuition and fees have more than doubled at four-year public institutions, and have increased by more than 50 percent at private four-year and public two-year colleges. This rate of increase has not been seen in any other sector of the economy.

The trouble with student loans? Low earnings, not high debt

Jan 7, 2016 | No Comments

“If you even casually follow the news, you have probably heard that Americans owe a record $1.3 trillion in student loans. Student loans are now second only to mortgages as the largest source of household debt.”

Higher Ed Act and the Burden of Debt

Higher Ed Act and the Burden of Debt

Nov 30, 2015 | No Comments

“No one in Congress or the Executive Branch was willing to give much direct aid to schools or students when they set out to draft HEA…”