We came to realize that our aggregate reported student loan balance was at the low end of the substantial range of publicly available sources.
The New York Federal Reserve, after revising its August 2011 calculation of outstanding student loan debt from $550 billion to $845 billion–an increase of 53.7 percent.
That’s what some educators would have you believe. Meet Jesse Yeh, a student at the University of California, Berkeley. He voluntarily suffers the indignities of using library books instead of purchasing text books; he seeks out free food at campus events and skips meals (gasp!); and he loads up on courses, taking 21 credit-hours in one […]
What would Jesus do? Forgive student debt, according to Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, a former president of the Chicago Theological Seminary. In an opinion piece on the Washington Post’s “On Faith” blog, Thistlethwaite advocates for the forgiveness of student loan debt, approaching the issue as a moral one:
Jesus teaches his […]
“I don’t think I could do it [campaign for Obama] anymore,” she said. “That campaign was an amazing experience. But I don’t think I’m in the same mind-set anymore. He hasn’t really addressed the young people, and we helped him to get elected.”
Emma Guerrero, as quoted in the a New York Times piece, […]
We all know that student loans have been growing out of control. But how much? A new chart in The Atlantic compares the growth of student loans with the growth of household debt:
What’s astonishing about this chart is that even the blue line–representing household […]
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