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Lee Siegel stirred a debate about student loans by abandoning his. He talks to CNBC about why he decided to walk away from his debt.
College graduates still enjoy a wage premium, but the value of a degree varies widely depending on several factors.
CNBC's Kelli Grant tells you how to save while paying off your student loan debt.
CNBC's Jennifer Barrett zeros in on some of the important decisions to help you get the best college ROI.
The average debt for "for-profit" schools averages to almost $40,000, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Student loans have climbed to more than $1.2 trillion today. Could new proposals reverse that trend?
Student loan debt is a big—and growing—problem for many older Americans near or in retirement.
Student loan debt isn't just a financial burden facing millennials. It's a big and growing problem for those in their 50s and 60s, too. Sharon Epperson taking a look at strategies to deal with student loan debt for borrowers who are ready to retire.
Why does college cost so much? And why does tuition keep rising? John Schoen explores some of the reasons for the increase.
Paying loans can be tricky, but with a smart strategy you can nab the degree and come up with a repayment plan that makes financial sense. CNBC's Landon Dowdy explains.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the student loan ripple effect as debt increases for students.
Student loan debt is ricocheting through the U.S., affecting institutions and economic patterns that have been at the core of America's very power.
The U.S. government announced plans to forgive the Federal loan debt of students who attended Corinthian Colleges, or other for-profit schools.
Author Lee Siegel discusses the likely outcome if students defaulted on college loans.
The city of San Francisco has launched an initiative to enroll all incoming kindergarten students into his or her own college savings account. Insight, with Jose Cisneros, San Francisco Treasurer.
Before filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, you need to know exactly what you're getting into.
Retirees are bringing unprecedented levels of student loan debt into their later years, according to a new report. USA Today reports.
Once homeless and a high school dropout, Tonika Morgan is now headed to Harvard, and she turned to crowdfunding to pay for it.
Rohit Chopra, CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman, takes a public inquiry into student loan servicing practices.
A state budget squeeze is pushing college students into more debt. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports.