Student Loans


  • Student loan relief on the way  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:21 AM ET
    A Wells Fargo branch in New York City.

    Wells Fargo and Discover have agreed to relax terms on some student loans after complaints from some borrowers, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Student loan bubble burst?  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 4:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports more than two-thirds of students in the class of 2013 graduated with debt.

  • Trillion dollar college debt crisis  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 1:56 PM ET

    The latest national figures from the Institute for College Access and Success reveal more than two thirds of graduates have at least some debt. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports data is showing the rate of increase in student debt and in tuition is slowing considerably.

  • Student loan debt grows, but signs of hope emerge Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:01 AM ET
    Students protest the rising costs of student loans in Los Angeles.

    For the first time, the average student loan debt has topped $30,000 per graduate in several states. But there are also signs of the crisis easing.

  • Suze Orman: Our economy's most dangerous threat Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:56 AM ET
    Suze Orman

    Even if you don't owe some of the more than $1.2 trillion of student loan debt, you'll be affected by it. Here's why.

  • Circling the 'Tank' with Mark Cuban  Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:14 AM ET

    Mark Cuban, Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur, talks about his CNBC show "Shark Tank" and how it inspires people to start their own business.

  • Just man up and compete!  Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans CEO, wants to know what Mark Cuban thinks about Michigan's bill banning direct Tesla sales.

  • Cap student loans?  Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    Mark Cuban has proposed capping student loans at $10 thousand annually to help save the U.S. economy. CNBC's Sharon Epperson provides perspective into fixing student loan debt.

  • Mark Cuban: Limit student loans to improve economy Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Billionaire Mark Cuban says tackling the student debt crisis is key to fixing the economy.

  • Want to fix economy? Fix student loans: Mark Cuban  Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban explains why he believes the key to fixing the U.S. economy is fixing the country's student loan problem.

  • Don't pay for college with credit cards! Here's why Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Alain Filiz

    Many families are forced to get creative to pay the staggering cost of college, TODAY reports.

  • Student loan debt crisis  Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    According to recent data, just over half of student loan borrowers are making payments. Eric Best, Jacksonville State University, and CNBC's Sharon Epperson, discuss what can be done to stop the crisis.

  • Santelli Exchange: Consumer credit challenged  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Chip Dickson, Discern Investment Analytics, about the environment for consumer credit.

  • MOOCs in business: life after the hype Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:04 AM ET

    Two years after they hit the headlines as the future of education, massive open online courses (MOOCs) are attracting increased business attention.

  • Student loan debt continues its climb  Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    CNBC contributors Larry Kudlow and Barney Frank discuss the rising amount of debt from student loans.

  • Older folks still carrying student loans  Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports more than 2 million Americans age 60 and older are carrying student loan debt.

  • Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday. Enjoy easy money while it lasts.

  • College should not be only path to success: Reich Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    There should be other routes to the middle class, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich told CNBC.

  • US accuses Corinthian Colleges of predatory lending Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 12:38 PM ET
    An Everest College location in Woodbridge, Virginia.

    Corinthian Colleges' share price plunges after the announcement the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's lawsuit.

  • MIT triumphs in latest world university rankings Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 3:12 AM ET
    The Ray and Maria Stata Center ion the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    U.S. and U.K. universities remain tops, with Boston's MIT leading the way, according to widely followed global rankings out Tuesday.