student loans

debt

What It Would Take for the Next President to Cancel All Student Debt

Trump just erased the loans of 25,000 veterans. Could his successor do the same thing for everyone?
Allie Conti
8.27.19
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
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
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
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
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
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