Data points to a widening amount of Americans unable or unwilling to pay their student debt. Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president, thinks "income-sharing agreements' could provide the solution.» Read More
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.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), discusses the bill introduced to help reduce student loan debt. Rubio says his bill creates an alternative to the current student loan system which he believes is unsustainable.
Spring is the season for college acceptances, and with them, financial aid awards. The numbers and forms can be confusing. CNBC's Kelley Holland has some advice on how to compare them.
Students from Singapore and Korea are the best in the world at problem solving, according to new research published by the OECD.
Americans saddled with student debt may never catch up with wealthy peers who began life after college free from the burden.
They are not unionized employees of the university, says Mark Emmert, NCAA president, explaining why he thinks college athletes should not be paid but rather it allows the players to obtain an education that will help them throughout their lives. Also a look at where all the NCAA money goes.
Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses its company split into two publicly traded companies.
Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses mounting student debt. "Students need to graduate, and keep their debt balanced in relation to their starting income," he says.
Student loan debt can be debilitating for many college graduates. But some financial institutions are providing relief with refinancing options.
As student loan debt continues to rise, the loans’ underwriting standards remain almost nonexistent, and the economy may pay the price. The NYT reports.
The cost of going to college may never have seemed more daunting - but the payout may never have been more rewarding according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. But as CNBC's Allison Linn reports, if you're thinking about taking out a student loan to pay for college, you better plan well.
David Klein, CommonBond co-founder & CEO, explains the business model of his start-up that allows students to take out loans at a lower rate and lets investors bet on the futures of MBA graduates.