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
9.10.19
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
money-inequality

Bernie's Student Debt Plan Is Way Too Nice to the Rich

Experts took issue with the idea of canceling debt for wealthy people too, a key difference between the Sanders plan and Elizabeth Warren's.
Allie Conti
6.24.19
college debt

What the 2020 Democrats Say They'll Do About Your College Debt

Where the candidates stand on debt forgiveness and free or low-cost college.
Rex Santus
Kelly Vinett
6.19.19
Student debt

The Pell Grant Program Has an $8 Billion Surplus. Here's Why You Still Have So Much College Debt.

President Trump wants to raid the grant program to send Americans back to the moon.
Alex Lubben
6.7.19
Student debt

Robert Smith's Gift to Morehouse College Left This Student Behind: "We Shouldn't Have Billionaires"

Jordan Long dropped out his sophomore year after he couldn't get another student loan co-signed.
Alex Lubben
Emma Ockerman
5.20.19
Student debt

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

Her far-ranging proposal would transform how Americans pay for college.
Allie Conti
4.22.19
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 if You're Canadian

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
Student debt

Here's the Democrats' plan for "debt-free" college

The proposed federal match would make debt-free college an immediately reality in 10 states.
Rex Santus
3.6.19
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
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