Student debt

money-scams

How For-Profit Colleges Have Targeted and Taken Advantage of Black Students

A new report highlights all the ways the racial wealth gap is exacerbated by America's higher education system.
Allie Conti
9.11.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Dystopian Game Show Wants to Pay off Your Student Loans

Three contestants, three rounds of trivia, and a lot of prize money. Except the real goal here isn’t just to win cash, it’s to help fight America’s student debt crisis.
Dexter Thomas
8.14.19
Student debt

What Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Cancel Student Debt Would Mean for Americans

Her far-ranging proposal would transform how Americans pay for college.
Allie Conti
4.23.19
election 2020

Elizabeth Warren just unveiled a plan to cancel student debt for 75% of Americans

Every person with an annual household income under $100,000 would automatically have $50,000 of their student loan debt forgiven.
Rex Santus
4.22.19
personal finance

Paying Off Your Student Loans Early Shouldn't Be a Priority

Slay that low-interest debt last or you might regret it.
Anne Gaviola
4.16.19
Late Capitalism

Millennial Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Has Actual Ideas for Solving the Student Loan Crisis

The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is in his 30s (!) and personally familiar with the specter haunting young people.
Allie Conti
3.18.19
Late Capitalism

The Hot New Solution to Student Loans Is Just Taking Money Out of Your Paycheck

A proposal that seems to have a pretty good shot at passing would make what critics call "wage garnishment" automatic.
Allie Conti
2.20.19
education

What Ontario’s ‘Crazy Marxist’ Student Associations Actually Cover

Doug Ford has targeted student services for cuts, calling student unions “Marxist.” But what exactly will students be missing if the premier gets his way?
Chris D'Alessandro
2.12.19
Late Capitalism

Some Workers Can Now Trade Vacation Time for Student Loan Relief

A new perk being offered at an insurance company shows how badly the system is broken.
Matt Taylor
2.7.19
Culture

TV Show 'Grown-ish' Is Offering to Pay Off $125,000 of Student Debt

Ahead of its season two premiere, the show announced a grant program for people 18-and-up.
Taylor Hosking
1.4.19
Late Capitalism

Instead of Giving Billions to Amazon, We Could Just Cancel Student Debt

Yes, this is actually possible.
Allie Conti
11.16.18
2018 election

These Candidates Want to Eliminate US Student Loan Debt

It may not shock you to learn that Donald Trump is not part of the solution.
Allie Conti
11.1.18
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