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Student Loan Legislation

Not So Fast, Senator! How to Really Solve The Student-Loan Debt Crisis

Daniel A. Austin | Posted 12.09.2013 | College
Daniel A. Austin

The real cost of student loans is the transformation of higher education from a price-elastic (price-sensitive) commodity to a price-inelastic one. As the price of higher education has increased at three times the consumer price index, students have coped by taking out more loans, while the delinquency and default rate is 20 percent and rising.

New Legislation Would Define Co-Signer Obligation In Event Of Student Death

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

New legislation was introduced this week to the Senate that would require lenders and institutions to be more transparent in their student loan polici...