College students are leaving campus deeper in debt than their peers did just a decade ago. So how can they pay it all back?» Read More
With financial aid, scholarships, and grants; Kim Clark, Money Magazine; and Kal Chany, author of "Paying for College Without Going Broke," discuss the best way to pay for an education.
With half of graduates struggling to get full-time employment, people should consider alternatives to a four-year degree, a former secretary of education argues.
William Bennett and Anthony Carnevale of Georgetown University debate the value of higher education. And CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on generations of college debt.
A growing number of older Americans are becoming a part of an alarming nationwide $1 trillion college loan debt; reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
The president is in favor of reducing law school from three years to cut student debt. David Lat and Elie Mystal from Above the Law and Dan Rodriguez, dean of the Northwestern School of Law, join to discuss this controversial topic.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports student loan debt is building, becoming a lifetime and in some cases a generational burden.
President Obama is planning to tame rising college costs; and it's not so difficult to find a job if you're looking for part-time work. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Simon Hobbs, discuss.
Is student loan debt killing the entrepreneurial spirit? Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and Andrew Busch, The Busch Update, discuss.
Student loan debt continues to rise and parents continue to contemplate whether they should add their name to the bill. Suze Orman says emphatically ‘I don’t think so.’
Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club, discusses the growing trend among some consumers to bypass banks and borrow money directly from individuals.
Ezra Becker, TransUnion, provides an overview of the U. S. consumer credit landscape, including a look at credit card use, mortgage lending, student loan volumes and auto lending.
Borrowing for tuition, housing and books would be less expensive for college students and their parents this fall but the costs could soon start climbing under a bill the Senate passed overwhelmingly Wednesday.
A new study by Sallie Mae digs into just where the funding for college is coming from. CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight.
Grants and scholarships are taking a leading role in paying college bills, surpassing the traditional role parents long have played in helping foot the bills.
A bipartisan group of senators reached a deal that would offer students better rates this fall but perhaps assign higher rates in coming years.
The Associated Press is reporting that the Senate has reached a deal on lower interest rates on student loans, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
Jonathan Hook, Ohio State University, has the impact of rising rates on student loans, and how to monitor the markets.
Student loan debt has officially topped $1 trillion. CNBC's John Harwood has the progress report.
A flurry of activity in Washington this week has sparked trash talk among members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
"We could in the House pass the bipartisan plan that came out of the Senate today if the Speaker were willing to put it up for a vote," remarked Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-MD), discussing a bipartisan effort to pass immigration legislation in Congress.