student loans

personal finance

Here Are All Your Student Debt Questions Answered in One Place

What happens to your debt when you die? And is refinancing ever a good option?
Allie Conti
7.9.19
debt

People Trapped by Student Debt Need Money, Not a Long Policy Argument

They don't care whether you call it a 'handout' or a 'miracle,' they're just hoping for relief.
Allie Conti
6.28.19
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
debt

Erasing Your Student Loans Could Be as Easy as Fleeing the U.S. for 20 Years

A loophole allows some expats to make 'payments' of $0 every month.
Allie Conti
6.17.19
money-inequality

The American Student Loan System Is Not Muslim-Friendly

"Is your career worth a spot in hell? That is what keeps resonating with me."
Tasmiha Khan
5.29.19
feminism

A New Pop-Up Tries to Make Women's Financial Inequality Instagram-Worthy

Money clips that read “future millionaire” are sold next to earrings that demand we “eat the rich.” Should I be questioning the system, or thriving inside of it? The company doesn’t seem to know the answer.
Renée Reizman
4.24.19
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
Late Capitalism

Elizabeth Warren Saw the Millennial Debt Nightmare Coming

Now she's explaining what to do about a broken system.
Allie Conti
2.21.19
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Politicians Aren't Paying Enough Attention to the Student Debt Crisis

By fixating on national debt, policymakers are ignoring a much bigger problem.
VICE Staff
2.18.19
Views My Own

Young People Are Doomed by Student Loans, Not the National Debt

Rich old people love to freak out about the budget deficit. They are ignoring a much bigger issue.
Matt Taylor
2.11.19
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