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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.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and SoFi's CEO Mike Cagney, discusses how his company provides non-banking alternatives for debt refinancing, which placed him 25th on CNBC's annual Disruptor 50 list.
This nonbank alternative to student-loan funding has already funded over $2 billion in loans—and envisions an IPO next year.
Pershing Square's Bill Ackman is warning student loans are a massive threat to the credit market. Louis Beryl, Earnest co-founder and CEO, and "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary, discuss.
With student loans a financial albatross for many recent college graduates, it pays to know how you can get your student loans forgiven.
Here's why the "debt strike" sentiment is catching on.