College Student Loans

  • Tares Vazquez, one of the “Funniest Lawyers” in New York.

    Meet two of New York's "Funniest Lawyers!" Prepare to be dazzled with tales of student loans and ... herpes? Ewwww...

  • Mistake to follow mathematical rules for rates: Yellen

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen explains why she thinks it would be a terrible mistake for the Fed to apply specific mathematical rules to inflation and employment.

  • Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanies students from Pilgrim Lutheran Church and School in Chicago, onto the House floor for an educational experience Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill.

    Regulators are spotting abuse as companies shift away from traditional targets to zero in on student loans. The New York Times reports.

  • Lawrence Summers

    Lawrence Summers, former Treasury Secretary and Harvard University professor, discusses if rapid economic growth could lead to bubbles, and stresses the importance of finding ways to accelerate the natural rate of growth.

  • Millennials 'key' to housing recovery: Study

    Chris Herbert, Harvard research director, provides insight to a Harvard study which shows millennials "hold the key" to a stronger housing recovery.

  • Get ready to pay more for student loans

    Many new borrowers may be caught off guard by higher student loan borrowing costs. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains why interest rates on student loans are going up July 1st.

  • Gasson Tower on the campus of Boston College

    Because federal student loans are tied to the 10-year Treasury note, CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports borrowers will see the impact of the rise in Treasury yields over the past year.

  • Housing recovery coming in waves: Strategist

    Discussing the vulnerability of the housing sector and how it impacts the growth of the U.S. economy, with Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets chief investment strategist, and Rod Smyth, Riverfront Investment Group chief investment strategist.

  • Fed can't do it alone: Fink

    We need to have more governmental policy, says Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, sharing his thoughts on how to put the economy back on track though tax reform and infrastructure programs. There has to be a public/private type of combination, says Fink.

  • Larry Fink's long-term market view

    There is a huge pool of money that needs to be put to work, says Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, providing his thoughts on investing in stocks and bonds.

  • No consistent US policy on Iraq: Fink

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on the crisis in Iraq.

  • Fink sees shortage of educated labor

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on the job market. There are pockets were employers are finding it more difficult to hire people and that is causing fragmentation, Fink says.

  • ECB action  will push equities higher: Fink

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on central bank policies, equity valuations and inflation. I believe we are going to have higher trending inflation in the United States versus Europe, says Fink.

  • Fed more aggressive now than 2012: Fink

    Larry Fink, BlackRock CEO & chairman, shares his thoughts on Fed policy and its impact on the economy.

  • America's student loan crisis

    Discussing the move by Starbucks to offer free college tuition to employees and the student loan debt crisis in America, with Naomi Schaefer Riley, author of "Faculty Lounges," and Bill Zimmerman, author of "The Student Loan Swindle."

  • Senate Republicans blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates.

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington.

    Congress needs to lower interest rates and colleges should be held accountable, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said.

  • Sen. Warren: I am not running for president

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), says she is "not running for president," but urgently working to pass a student loan bill.

  • Sen. Warren: Students should not be financing government

    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.

  • Sen. Warren: For-profit colleges suck 25% student federal loans

    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.