The vast majority of loans that students take on to go to college are federal student loans that carry set terms, are available to all comers, and have built-in protections in case things go wrong--like discharges av… Learn more.
Even though for-profit colleges get a bad rap for being predatory and leaving students saddled with debt but no degree, a significant number of private nonprofit and public colleges have the same issues. For examp… Learn more.
Students from the poorest households in England now graduate with the highest levels of debt. On average the poorest 40% of students owe around £57,000 after three years of study, compared with an average of £43… Learn more.
“I’m getting a new bong.” --when I was at a fake school, I overheard a student boasting what he was going to do with his Pell Grant “refund.” When a student, or someone posing as a student, goes to colle… Learn more.
With student loan debt on the rise and more borrowers struggling to make their monthly payments, many people are anxiously awaiting the direction President Trump’s administration will take on student loans. Thos… Learn more.
My blog’s only been around a couple years now. When I started, student debt was under a trillion dollars…now it’s more like $1.4 trillion dollars. Our higher education system has been transformed from a system … Learn more.
The past four years have seen English higher education come to rely more and more heavily on funding from student loans. These are now set to expand further, as the UK government carries out a consultation on loans for… Learn more.
The student loan scam is crushing our future, or at least the future of many of our kids. The average student loan debt for a new graduate in 2014 was around $33,000. The average student loan debt in 2015 was around $3… Learn more.
The high price of attending college has been among the key issues concerning voters in the 2016 presidential election. Both Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump have called the nearl… Learn more.
Millions of Americans are struggling to pay for college. Nearly 10 million students and their families took out almost US$100 billion in student loans from the federal government in the 2014-15 academic year, pushing out… Learn more.