student loan debt

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
Late Capitalism

Student-Loan Debt Is Bringing on Millennial Class War

A new analysis shows the snowball effects of college debt—from credit cards to the size of your house. It will come to a head.
Allie Conti
10.24.18
Late Capitalism

Here's Fresh Evidence Student Loans Are a Massive, Generational Scam

The co-author of an enraging new report called the student loan system "a failed social experiment."
Matt Taylor
10.18.18
money brain

It’s Not Rude to Talk About Money

Obeying the taboo against talking about money could be keeping you from reaching your financial goals and having the life you really want.
Paulette Perhach
7.9.18
Money

Billions in Student Debt Could Disappear Because of Lost Paperwork

The latest example of America's legal system being a total shitshow might actually help you out—if it doesn't screw you over first.
David Dayen
7.19.17
Stuff

How to Pay Off Your Student Loans When You're Young and Broke

Most people think they don't know how the student loans system works, but the truth is, the system doesn't really work at all.
Michaela Cross
9.5.16
Stuff

I Asked Academia's Most Vocal Critic Why College Is a Waste

"There was a time when the university was a place of the mind where you expected academic freedom, where if you graduated from that university you'd actually be an educated person. Those things aren't necessarily true anymore."
Allie Conti
8.7.16
Stuff

Here’s What Canadian Students Waste Their Student Loan Money On

If you're going to get a government credit card you can't afford, you might as well max it out.
Jake Kivanc
3.15.16
Stuff

Debt Dodgers: Meet the Americans Who Moved to Europe and Went AWOL on Their Student Loans

Some cash-strapped former students are choosing to leave America behind in order to avoid paying off their giant debts.
Alexander Coggin
1.17.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Third of Millennials Would Give Up an Organ to Pay Off Their Student Loans, According to a Survey

Half would go on a reality TV show to pay off their debt, and 43 percent would sell half of their possessions to make their loans go away.
Arielle Pardes
9.11.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

We Asked Two Experts What Would Actually Happen If Bernie Sanders Became President

We all know the American people would never elect a socialist. What this interview presupposes is: Maybe they would?
Mike Pearl
8.28.15
News

Student Loan Debt Is Leaving Women Broke and Vulnerable

More women are going to college than ever before—but once they graduate, they have more debt and less pay than their male peers. And it's creating a systemic wealth gap that lasts a lifetime.
Jill Filipovic
8.4.15