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Wells Fargo and Discover have agreed to relax terms on some student loans after complaints from some borrowers, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports more than two-thirds of students in the class of 2013 graduated with debt.
The latest national figures from the Institute for College Access and Success reveal more than two thirds of graduates have at least some debt. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports data is showing the rate of increase in student debt and in tuition is slowing considerably.
For the first time, the average student loan debt has topped $30,000 per graduate in several states. But there are also signs of the crisis easing.
Even if you don't owe some of the more than $1.2 trillion of student loan debt, you'll be affected by it. Here's why.
Mark Cuban, Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur, talks about his CNBC show "Shark Tank" and how it inspires people to start their own business.
Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans CEO, wants to know what Mark Cuban thinks about Michigan's bill banning direct Tesla sales.
Mark Cuban has proposed capping student loans at $10 thousand annually to help save the U.S. economy. CNBC's Sharon Epperson provides perspective into fixing student loan debt.
Billionaire Mark Cuban says tackling the student debt crisis is key to fixing the economy.
Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban explains why he believes the key to fixing the U.S. economy is fixing the country's student loan problem.
According to recent data, just over half of student loan borrowers are making payments. Eric Best, Jacksonville State University, and CNBC's Sharon Epperson, discuss what can be done to stop the crisis.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Chip Dickson, Discern Investment Analytics, about the environment for consumer credit.
Two years after they hit the headlines as the future of education, massive open online courses (MOOCs) are attracting increased business attention.
CNBC contributors Larry Kudlow and Barney Frank discuss the rising amount of debt from student loans.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports more than 2 million Americans age 60 and older are carrying student loan debt.
Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday. Enjoy easy money while it lasts.
There should be other routes to the middle class, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich told CNBC.
Corinthian Colleges' share price plunges after the announcement the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's lawsuit.
U.S. and U.K. universities remain tops, with Boston's MIT leading the way, according to widely followed global rankings out Tuesday.
An estimated two million American seniors are in debt from unpaid student loans, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.