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Student Loan Interest Rate

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama's Student Loan Profit Guaranteed As Senate Approves Deal | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

The U.S. government is forecast to generate $185 billion in profit over the next decade from students and their families under an overhaul of the fede...

Shahien Nasiripour

White House Twists Arms To Defuse Student Loan Implosion | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

The White House is scrambling to keep a preliminary deal on student loan interest rates from imploding, people familiar with the efforts said Tuesday,...

Shahien Nasiripour

Congress Does Nothing To Stop Student Loan Rate Hike | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Some 7 million college students will see their borrowing costs double next week after Republicans and Democrats paid little attention to the issue for...

Zach Carter

College Leaders Petition Congress To Address Looming Loan Rate Hike | Zach Carter | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of over 100 student body presidents, representing more than 1 million college students, will deliver a petition to lawmakers...

Why the Student Loan Interest Rate Debate Matters

Jennifer Mishory | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Jennifer Mishory

This generation needs higher education more than ever, even as the cost grows increasingly out of reach. From a youth perspective, the guiding principle for the debate is simple: Give all Americans a fair shot at the middle class, at the American Dream.

Mike Sacks

John Boehner: 'There's No Women's Health Issue' In This Fight | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Sunday defended the House of Representatives' advancing a bill that pays for lower student loan interes...

This Debt Bomb Is 'Too Big Too Fail'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.22.2012 | Money

The student loan debt market is now "too big to fail", says Rohit Chopra, the student loan ombudsman for the newly created Consumer Finance Protection...