Largely via social media.
Corinthian Colleges lured students to its high-priced courses with the promise of an escape from poverty. But mired in tens of thousands of dollars of debt they will likely never be able to repay, many now feel more stuck than ever.
“I now work for the student loan company that I owe a small fortune to. Go figure.”
Having student loans and being unemployed aren’t easy. We want to hear your stories.
The government’s policy of outsourcing student loan debt collection to private companies hurts student borrowers, according to a new report by the National Consumer Law Center.
So, when will YOU move out of your parents’ basement apartment?
Midnight tonight is the deadline for the Department of Education to reach an agreement with collapsing for-profit college giant Corinthian.
Part of Senate Democrat Tom Harkin’s new Higher Education Affordability Act, released today. The measure could have an outsize impact on those with high levels of debt.
A new report by the Brookings Institution claims student loan borrowers are no worse off than they were a generation ago. But critics say the study uses flawed methodology.
Well, that’s one way to do it, I suppose.
“I make a decent paycheck but with all the debt school gave me, I can barely make rent.” Based on Whisper posts.
We’re poor, entitled narcissists. OK, we get it: We’re the worrrrrst.
Finally, information you can actually use in the real world.
According to Department of Education data, large percentages of business administration, culinary arts, interior design, and other programs would be deemed failing or at-risk under the Obama administration’s new guidelines.
First off, you can finally relate to Destiny’s Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills.”
The bank’s student loan business has almost doubled in two years and is facing heat from regulators.
You laugh, but there are many things easier to do in this world than paying off those painful student loans. So. Many. Things
That diploma is sure worth a lot of G’s…
“Any company trying to sell students a raw deal using misleading or deceptive practices should know that we’ll continue to work vigilantly to root out consumer abuse.”
The Sundance documentary Ivory Tower investigates the college industrial complex — and comes to some sobering conclusions.
Besides horrible, unending sadness.
Congrats, you’re now the worst person ever.
Rising college costs, crippling student loans, and the worst economy since the Great Depression. You should have been born 10 years earlier.
Plus 7 wonderfully terrible reality shows that only lasted one season, the new oldest man in the world, and a surprisingly challenging Orange Is the New Black quiz.
Senators have reached a bipartisan deal to restore lower interest rates on students loans late Wednesday evening, according to multiple reports.
Shamefully, Congress failed to act before the July 1st deadline to prevent your student loan interest rates from doubling. This is an issue on which we should all agree. I call on Congress to pass legislation that will retroactively prevent this de facto tax increase on young people already struggling under mountains of debt. At a time when Americans owe more than $1.2 trillion in student loans debt, the last thing we should do is make college more expensive for students and their families. Here are 11 reasons why Congress needs to act on student loan interest rates.
The U.S. Senate voted today not to cut interest rates from 6.8% down to 3.4% on student loans, meaning the average student will pay an additional $800 in interest annually. Here’s everything you could have bought with that extra money, future leaders of America.
Congress and the president couldn’t reach an agreement on what to do with subsidized federal student loans. What that means for current loans and going forward.
You were great like Gatsby. For a couple of days, at least.