July 31, 2013 by
Last week, President Obama expressed his concern for American students facing the high price of a college education. In a speech at Knox College in Illinois, the President promised “an aggressive strategy to shake up the system, tackle rising costs and improve value for middle-class students and their families.”
July 30, 2013 by Samir Rachid
College tuition and fees have increased over 500% since the early 1980s – faster than family income, health care and inflation -- and Rep. Virginia Foxx’s actions are making it more expensive for students to take out loans to attend the same state schools she attended.
July 25, 2013 by
Last Wednesday, the Senate passed a “compromise” bill on student loans, 81 to 18, to tie the federal student loan interest rates to the market rates. The compromise would lower interest rates for subsidized Stafford loan borrowers now, but allow them to rise way too high in the long run—making it even harder for students to repay their loans.