student loans

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
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
student loans

Something Is Wrong When a Quiz Show Is Your Best Shot at Paying Off Student Debt

A self-consciously ridiculous trivia show with extremely easy questions is the only answer America seems to have for an insane problem.
Rebecca Stoner
7.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Parents Sue 30-Year-Old Adult Son Who Refuses to Move Out

He won't do chores, he won't move his car, and now—after his parents gave him five written notices—he's being evicted.
Drew Schwartz
5.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Millennials Are Missing Out on Life Because They Have More Debt Than Savings

A dark new poll found many 18- to-34-year-olds are waiting to have kids, get married, buy a house, or save for retirement because of crushing debt.
Adam Forrest
4.4.18
University

People Told Us How Much They're Spending on Student Loans

“University just felt like a four-year drawn out thing that I was spending a lot of money on and I actually entirely regret spending all that money.”
Ebony-Renee Baker
11.29.17
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
student loans

Why It's So Hard to Declare Bankruptcy on Your Student Loans

As Sallie Mae and Navient are accused of pushing subprime loans, one activist-expert says we're missing a much bigger point about how student debt works.
Allie Conti
4.13.17
Satire

Help, I Think the CRA is Stalking Me Online!

The revenue agency has hired people to dig through Twitter and Facebook trying to trip up people like me!
Amil Niazi
1.19.17
University

More Canadian Students Are Using Sugar Daddies to Pay for School

We talked to one sugar baby who made more than $4,000 a month.
Manisha Krishnan
1.16.17
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