Student Loans

Money
Debt doesn't always have to be a deal breaker.
Videos
The student debt crisis has ballooned over the years and two presidential candidates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are trying to slove the problem.
Money
The case proves it's possible to discharge student loans in bankruptcy.
Money
"I had a fire under my ass to get it fixed.”
Politics
Lawmakers demanded that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau investigate a loan forgiveness program for teachers and other public service workers.
Education
The Education Department improperly tried collecting on loans to former students defrauded by the defunct for-profit chain Corinthian Colleges.
Videos
Comedian Hasan Minhaj demanded action on the student debt crisis from the House Financial Services Committee.
Work/Life
"For the first time ever, recent college graduates are more likely unemployed than the base US population."
HuffPost Personal
We were trying to fit into a life that I don’t believe was designed for us.
Money
There's a chance your family could be on the hook for it.
Comedy
"The Daily Show" riffed on a trillion-dollar lesson that many must learn over a lifetime.
Politics
The 2020 presidential candidate laid out the proposal along with Democratic House Whip James Clyburn.
Politics
The policy system she built in her Senate office now fuels her 2020 Democratic presidential bid.
Money
People all over are held back by a lack of education, but obtaining it makes their financial situation worse.
Politics
“Literally 160,000-plus people cannot move on with their life because of this non- decision by Betsy DeVos,” said Alicia Davis, a plaintiff in the suit.
Videos
Morehouse College’s class of 2019 just got all of their student loans paid for by billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith.
Money
One in 15 borrowers with exceptionally high debt loads have considered suicide, according to one survey.
Politics
College is expensive and jobs pay less than they used to. It isn’t that hard.
Politics
“The time for half-measures is over,” the Democratic presidential candidate said. “My broad cancellation plan is a real solution to our student debt crisis."
HuffPost Personal
"It makes you feel like a failure but getting a bankruptcy can actually be a blessing."