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  • Retire? Not 'til you pay off that student loan debt Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    An estimated two million American seniors are in debt from unpaid student loans, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

  • Ivy League equals top pay? Think again: Report Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:59 PM ET
    MIT Station Center by architect Frank Gehry.

    Ivy League degrees may be prestigious, but a new analysis suggests they may not get you the best starting salary. The Washington Post reports.

  • Debt-averse millennials steer clear of credit cards Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Individuals aged 18-29 are less likely to own a credit card than any other age group, according to a new Bankrate.com study.

  • America's best college for your money is... Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    Tomasso Hall, Babson College

    Money Magazine’s surprising college rankings has Babson College ahead of Harvard and other notable Ivy League schools.

  • Student debt 'relief' scams offer more burdens Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Scammers know students struggle with debt, so they've created phony loan "debt relief" companies that promise to help for a price.

  • So, a lawyer walks into a comedy club... Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 5:09 PM ET
    Tares Vazquez, one of the “Funniest Lawyers” in New York.

    Meet two of New York's "Funniest Lawyers!" Prepare to be dazzled with tales of student loans and ... herpes? Ewwww...

  • Fed Chair Janet Yellen explains why she thinks it would be a terrible mistake for the Fed to apply specific mathematical rules to inflation and employment.

  • Student debt 'help' often predatory, officials say Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 10:17 AM ET
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanies students from Pilgrim Lutheran Church and School in Chicago, onto the House floor for an educational experience Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill.

    Regulators are spotting abuse as companies shift away from traditional targets to zero in on student loans. The New York Times reports.

  • Larry Summers: Opportunities all over economy  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:35 PM ET
    Lawrence Summers

    Lawrence Summers, former Treasury Secretary and Harvard University professor, discusses if rapid economic growth could lead to bubbles, and stresses the importance of finding ways to accelerate the natural rate of growth.

  • Millennials 'key' to housing recovery: Study  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Chris Herbert, Harvard research director, provides insight to a Harvard study which shows millennials "hold the key" to a stronger housing recovery.

  • Get ready to pay more for student loans  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    Many new borrowers may be caught off guard by higher student loan borrowing costs. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains why interest rates on student loans are going up July 1st.

  • Interest rates on loans to jump  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    Gasson Tower on the campus of Boston College

    Because federal student loans are tied to the 10-year Treasury note, CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports borrowers will see the impact of the rise in Treasury yields over the past year.

  • Housing recovery coming in waves: Strategist  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    Discussing the vulnerability of the housing sector and how it impacts the growth of the U.S. economy, with Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets chief investment strategist, and Rod Smyth, Riverfront Investment Group chief investment strategist.

  • Fed can't do it alone: Fink  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    We need to have more governmental policy, says Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, sharing his thoughts on how to put the economy back on track though tax reform and infrastructure programs. There has to be a public/private type of combination, says Fink.

  • Larry Fink's long-term market view  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    There is a huge pool of money that needs to be put to work, says Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, providing his thoughts on investing in stocks and bonds.

  • No consistent US policy on Iraq: Fink  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on the crisis in Iraq.

  • Fink sees shortage of educated labor  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on the job market. There are pockets were employers are finding it more difficult to hire people and that is causing fragmentation, Fink says.

  • ECB action will push equities higher: Fink  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on central bank policies, equity valuations and inflation. I believe we are going to have higher trending inflation in the United States versus Europe, says Fink.

  • Fed more aggressive now than 2012: Fink  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on Fed policy and its impact on the economy.

  • America's student loan crisis  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Discussing the move by Starbucks to offer free college tuition to employees and the student loan debt crisis in America, with Naomi Schaefer Riley, author of "Faculty Lounges," and Bill Zimmerman, author of "The Student Loan Swindle."