student loans

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
Late Capitalism

Some Workers Can Now Trade Vacation Time for Student Loan Relief

A new perk being offered at an insurance company shows how badly the system is broken.
Matt Taylor
2.6.19
Late Capitalism

'Income Sharing' Is Wall Street's Potentially Predatory Alternative to Student Loans

The Hot New Millennial Trend is something critics call "indentured servitude."
Matt Taylor
1.9.19
Culture

TV Show 'Grown-ish' Is Offering to Pay Off $125,000 of Student Debt

Ahead of its season two premiere, the show announced a grant program for people 18-and-up.
Taylor Hosking
1.3.19
Late Capitalism

What a Student Loan 'Bubble' Bursting Might Look Like

Let's game this out a bit.
Allie Conti
1.2.19
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 Your Student Loan Debt

It may not shock you to learn that Donald Trump is not part of the solution.
Allie Conti
10.31.18
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
The Power and Privilege Issue

This Is How You Go to College Without Taking on Massive Debt

Many young people don't even realize that bargaining over financial aid is an option.
Allie Conti
10.22.18
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
10.17.18
Late Capitalism

You're Probably Not Getting That Loan Forgiveness You're Counting On

Out of almost 30,000 people who applied for a forgiveness program, just 96—less than 1 percent—had their debt erased. And it gets worse.
Allie Conti
9.21.18
Memes

This Guy Makes Hot Simpsons Memes to Cope with $20,000 Student Loan Debt

Australian YouTuber Dankmus makes fire remixes from iconic 'Simpsons' moments, but there's a darkness behind the insanely catchy tracks.
Beckett Mufson
7.13.18
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