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Congress needs to lower interest rates and colleges should be held accountable, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), says she is "not running for president," but urgently working to pass a student loan bill.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), provides insight on where tuition is rising fastest, and shares her story of graduating from a commuter college that cost $50 per semester.
Student loan debt now totals more than $1.2 trillion. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), discusses the student loan crisis as she prepares an upcoming bill proposal which would refinance current loans and bring down monthly payments. "Student loan debt is crushing individuals, and a drag on the economy," she says.
President Obama's expansion of the student loan program doesn't target the root cause of the problem, AEI's Andrew Kelly told CNBC.
A new report shows millennial men are putting more money away than women the same age. Karen Wimbish, Wells Fargo Retail retirement director, and Dan Schawbel, founder of Millennial Branding, discusses how the recession has impacted millennial and their money.
President Obama is expected to change the rules as it applies to student loans and debt. CNBC's John Harwood reports the president will use his executive authority to expand eligibility.
President Barack Obama will issue an executive action aimed at making it easier for young people to avoid trouble repaying student loans.
Former Federal Housing Administration head David Stevens tells CNBC that student loan debt and the jobs outlook are holding back housing.
A Chilean artist and activist was done waiting for education reform. What he did next was inventive, courageous, and illegal, reports the Global Post.
Jeff Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners, says the growth in auto and student loan debt are the best ways to create systemic poverty in the U.S.
A record high number of American households have student loan debt and those households have far more debt overall than college grads without student loan debt. But as CNBC's Allison Linn reports, it still pays to go college.
The average student loan debt for the class of 2012 is $29,400. Discussing what role the Fed could play in the student debt burden, with Derek Thompson, The Atlantic senior editor.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports Federal student loans, which are tied to the rise in the 10-Year Note, are going up.
You can thank the US government for outrageous college tuition costs, says Jake Novak.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants the next debate in Congress on student loans to focus on refinancing-and she wants the wealthy to pay for it.
The government is taking a close look at the student loan situation and how it relates to the cost of college, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, shares his thoughts on whether the government is making the student loan crisis worse.
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.