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Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Tom Petri outline their plan for student-debt reform.
Sen. Marco Rubio, who still owed $100,000 in student loans when he was sworn into office, plans a bill to help others deal with the issue.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), discusses the bill introduced to help reduce student loan debt. Rubio says his bill creates an alternative to the current student loan system which he believes is unsustainable.
Spring is the season for college acceptances, and with them, financial aid awards. The numbers and forms can be confusing. CNBC's Kelley Holland has some advice on how to compare them.
Students from Singapore and Korea are the best in the world at problem solving, according to new research published by the OECD.
Americans saddled with student debt may never catch up with wealthy peers who began life after college free from the burden.
They are not unionized employees of the university, says Mark Emmert, NCAA president, explaining why he thinks college athletes should not be paid but rather it allows the players to obtain an education that will help them throughout their lives. Also a look at where all the NCAA money goes.
Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses its company split into two publicly traded companies.
Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses mounting student debt. "Students need to graduate, and keep their debt balanced in relation to their starting income," he says.
Student loan debt can be debilitating for many college graduates. But some financial institutions are providing relief with refinancing options.
As student loan debt continues to rise, the loans’ underwriting standards remain almost nonexistent, and the economy may pay the price. The NYT reports.
The cost of going to college may never have seemed more daunting - but the payout may never have been more rewarding according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. But as CNBC's Allison Linn reports, if you're thinking about taking out a student loan to pay for college, you better plan well.
David Klein, CommonBond co-founder & CEO, explains the business model of his start-up that allows students to take out loans at a lower rate and lets investors bet on the futures of MBA graduates.
The Minerva Project founder Ben Nelson provides insight on the curriculum for the Minerva Project, which re-imagines the college education. Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, weighs in.
The Minerva Project offers 4 years of free tuition for its first matriculating class. Its founder Ben Nelson, and former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, discuss what the project offers compared to a traditional liberal arts education.
Discussing why college tuition has skyrocketed, with former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship. "It's time for the regional creditors to grant now," he says.
SoFi co-founders and VPs James Finnigan and Dan Macklin, discuss how they're shaking up the student loan market.
Loan limits at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will remain at $417,000 in general and $625,000 for higher-priced markets. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on a private school outside of Dallas where the student business club has taken mock investing to a whole new level.
Why student loans are the most dangerous types of debt and how to tackle it.