Student Loans


  • Tips to deal with money worries  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 2:15 PM ET

    Stressed about money? Here are a few tips to handling your debt, CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports.

  • Money-savvy tips for kids and college  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 6:36 AM ET

    Rob Lieber, New York Times columnist, discusses President Obama's flip-flop on college savings plans, and shares insight on how to talk to children about money.

  • Student debt crushes innovation: College president Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    Then Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels leaves the White House after a meeting of the National Governors Association with President Barack Obama in February, 2012.

    Lost entrepreneurship and innovation from debt-ridden college graduates hurt the U.S. economy, a university president said.

  • Heavy burden of college debt: Sen. Warner  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 8:48 AM ET

    Sen. Mark Warner, (D-Va.), discusses legislation aimed at reforming college loan debt for students.

  • 2015 Prediction: Tuition costs & income  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson predicts the family income will not keep up with education costs, and government programs will fall short.

  • Education Playbook: Cost of admission  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 6:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at trends in the rising costs of education.

  • Big hole in America... education: Langone  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Ken Langone, Invemed Associates, shares his thoughts on improving the educational system in the U.S. and how student loans are funding Obamacare.

  • Harsh realities of millennial money habits  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Andrew Plepler, Bank of America, shares the results of a new report which shows a financial mixed bag for the millennial generation.

  • Getting an MBA may be cheaper than you think Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
    Students at an orientation at Rice University, Houston.

    If you are mulling business school but worried about tuition, relax. The top 25 business schools award nearly $235 million yearly in grants.

  • Wells Fargo to cut rates for some student loans Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:54 AM ET
    A Wells Fargo bank branch in New York City.

    Wells Fargo is launching a new loan modification program that includes an option to lower the interest rate for certain qualified borrowers.

  • 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.