It’s graduation time. While that’s supposed to be a joyous time for grads and their families the plain truth is that college grads are coming into a world of uncertainty: debt, lack of jobs, the prospect of no social security. Senior Fellow at Auburn Seminary Valarie Kaur, Columbia Professor Dorian
Banks pay much lower interest rates to borrow money from the federal government than students do. Chris Hayes talks to Senator Elizabeth Warren about her new bill to end this disparity.
The interest rate on many student loans will double on July 1 to 6.8 percent from 3.4 percent. CNBC's Cindy Perman and Simon Hobbs discuss.
Ballooning student loan debt is keeping money out of housing, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Americans owe roughly $1 trillion on student loans, and as college graduates encounter difficulties with high monthly payments, the universities they attended are suing to get the borrowed money back. CNBC’s Scott Cohn reports.
Are student loans the new subprime? There's about $1 trillion worth outstanding, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
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Students march on Hollywood Boulevard while protesting the rising costs of student loans for higher education on September 22, 2012. The average college student who graduated in 2011 had $26,600 in student loans, according to a new report, which estimates two-thirds of last year’s college graduates
msnbc.com's cartoonists weigh in on tuition and student loans.