As for whether college was worth the debt accrued, more than 40% say no, according to a new report.
More than a dozen Democratic senators introduced a bill on Thursday to overhaul the popular but challenged Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
You don't have to rely just on your paycheck for your student loans. Volunteering, apps and even some jobs could help you pay down your debt.
The average yearly outlay is $2,562, although some grandparents are spending far more on college costs for the grandchildren.
Student loan borrowers with cancer can apply to put their bills on hold. The problem? Six months after the law went into effect, the application isn't out yet.
To avoid a significant student loan debt burden, more families are considering public schools simply because of the tuition discount.
People with student debt may soon have another way to pay their monthly bills.
Requiring high school students to take a personal finance course reduces their likelihood of taking out expensive payday loans down the road, according to a new study.
College-sponsored bank accounts cost students millions of dollars in fees each year. Wells Fargo charged students $46.99 a year on average.
Sheila Bair, former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and currently a member of CNBC's Financial Wellness Advisory Council, joins "Squawk Box" along with John Hope Bryant, founder and CEO of Operation Hope, to discuss the student loan crisis and whether college is actually worth the debt it's putting students into.
Newburgh Heights, Ohio, has an offer for college graduates with student debt.
For young adults, sky-high rents and unprecedented student loan debt reduce the likelihood of being able to buy a first home.
Many millennials are deciding to put marriage on the backburner while they build their careers, pay down debt and start saving for the future.
The FAFSA season opened Oct. 1 for the 2019-2020 school year, but it's not too late for students who haven't filed.
Sheila Bair, former Washington College president, says she has a proposal to change the way student loans are funded — and will help alleviate the debt problem.
For families like the Coccomos, navigating college financial aid offers is more difficult than the applications themselves.
A quarter of consumers receive calls each month about a debt they owe. For some people, the calls are relentless.
Jason Edwards, a communications professor, learned he didn't qualify for public service loan forgiveness. That was just the beginning of his journey.
More states are adopting programs to increase the number of students who could not otherwise afford college.
The Education Department's budget would be significantly reduced under Trump's 2020 budget.