Student debt

9.19.19

The Army Beat Its Recruitment Goals This Year by Targeting Students in Debt

“Debt is a form of social control. You can force people to do all kinds of things if you put them in debt first."

9.10.19

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.

8.14.19

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.

6.24.19

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.

6.19.19

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.

6.7.19

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.

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5.20.19

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.

4.22.19

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

Her far-ranging proposal would transform how Americans pay for college.

4.22.19

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.

4.16.19

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.

3.18.19

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.

3.6.19

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

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

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