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Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press

April 22, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field. The...

Student loan accumulation not understood by half of borrowers

Student loan accumulation not understood by half of borrowers

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2018

After accomplishing the main goal of getting into college and choosing the right fit, one of the first burdens many students face is figuring out how they will pay for their education. The reality sinks in when many students sit down and, combing through financial aid packages, find that some loans m...

Income-driven payments spark student loan revolution

Income-driven payments spark student loan revolution

Rachel Hinton

February 22, 2015

The student loan crisis is one many students are all too familiar with, as the daunting question “how will I pay back my loans?” looms over the collegiate experience as students go further into debt every academic year. Read More »...

Loans put a burden on DePaul students

Loans put a burden on DePaul students

Andrew Morrell

November 16, 2014

Around 6:40 a.m. on May 8, 2012, America reached a milestone that few talked about, and even fewer celebrated. It was at that exact moment, according to estimates by finaid.org, when outstanding student loan debt in America reached $1 trillion. Today, that estimate stands at over $1.2 trillion —...

Durbin, Warren talk student loans at Harold Washington Library ahead of Nov. election

Durbin, Warren talk student loans at Harold Washington Library ahead of Nov. election

Brenden Moore

October 12, 2014

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) fired up Chicago college students in a joint appearance last week hoping to drive that constituency to the polls in November’s elections about the issue of student loans. Read More »...

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