A new analysis of census data from the Pew Research Center finds that 36 percent of women between the ages of 18-34 are living at home with parents or relatives, while an earlier analysis found that 43 percent of men…
What can be done to effectively aid the two-thirds of graduates who leave school with an average $30,000 in debt?…
By John Wasik
Choose an affordable college, but beware, it's not as simple as checking the price tag.
By Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Almost 12,000 students are asking the federal government to discharge their college loan debt, asserting that their school either closed or lied to them about job prospects, according to government data released Thursday.
By Kristen Doerer
With lower incomes and higher debts, more millennials are saving money by moving back home to Mom and Dad’s.
By Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened a public inquiry Thursday into student loan servicing practices that it says can make paying back loans "stressful or harmful."…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, the University of Oklahoma expelled two students for leading a racist chant at a fraternity event. The president of the school has said others may face discipline as well. Also, President Obama laid out a…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
ATLANTA — Issuing a clarion call to Americans saddled by student debt, President Barack Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring some order to a notoriously chaotic…
Student loan balances climbed to $1.2 trillion at the end of 2014, and delinquencies are rising even as they fall for most other types of debt. In fact, students with the smallest balances are most likely to default. Judy Woodruff…
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
When letters of admission go out soon from colleges and universities to hopeful applicants, they’ll be quickly followed by offers of financial aid some advocates for students say require a college degree to understand.
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