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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.
The U.S. and the U.K. once again dominated the world's top-ranked universities, with American institutions comprising over half of the top 20.
The U.S. Census reported college enrollment declined for the first time in six years in 2012. That threatens higher education revenue, said Moody's.
JPMorgan Chase is leaving the student loan business, CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story. And Sheila Bair, Former FDIC chair, joins to discuss JPM woes, explains why we need much tougher capital standards and reveals her support for Janet Yellen as Fed chair.
JPMorgan will not be accepting new private student loan applications, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. The decision applies to borrowers for next year.
The price of higher education keeps rising, while the jobs picture remains bleak. Swainson Gill, senior at Iona College; Kelsie Blazier, a junior at New York University; and Jeffrey Selingo of The Chronicle of Higher Education discuss.
CNBC's Mary Thompson explains how some students and parents are finding a way to make college more affordable.
With financial aid, scholarships, and grants; Kim Clark, Money Magazine; and Kal Chany, author of "Paying for College Without Going Broke," discuss the best way to pay for an education.
With half of graduates struggling to get full-time employment, people should consider alternatives to a four-year degree, a former secretary of education argues.
William Bennett and Anthony Carnevale of Georgetown University debate the value of higher education. And CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on generations of college debt.
A growing number of older Americans are becoming a part of an alarming nationwide $1 trillion college loan debt; reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
The president is in favor of reducing law school from three years to cut student debt. David Lat and Elie Mystal from Above the Law and Dan Rodriguez, dean of the Northwestern School of Law, join to discuss this controversial topic.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports student loan debt is building, becoming a lifetime and in some cases a generational burden.
President Obama is planning to tame rising college costs; and it's not so difficult to find a job if you're looking for part-time work. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Simon Hobbs, discuss.
Is student loan debt killing the entrepreneurial spirit? Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and Andrew Busch, The Busch Update, discuss.
Student loan debt continues to rise and parents continue to contemplate whether they should add their name to the bill. Suze Orman says emphatically ‘I don’t think so.’
Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club, discusses the growing trend among some consumers to bypass banks and borrow money directly from individuals.
Ezra Becker, TransUnion, provides an overview of the U. S. consumer credit landscape, including a look at credit card use, mortgage lending, student loan volumes and auto lending.
Borrowing for tuition, housing and books would be less expensive for college students and their parents this fall but the costs could soon start climbing under a bill the Senate passed overwhelmingly Wednesday.