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Should there be a limit on how much debt a young...

Paul Schofield, Bates College Young Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 owe over US$1 trillion in student...

Through her divisive rhetoric, Education Secretary DeVos leaves a troubled legacy...

Mark Hlavacik, University of North Texas; Dustin Hornbeck, University of Texas Arlington; Kevin Welner, University of Colorado Boulder; Nicholas Tampio, Fordham University, and Stanley...

The morality of canceling student debt

Kate Padgett Walsh, Iowa State University President-elect Joe Biden promised to forgive at least some student debt during his campaign, and he now supports immediately...

Income-based repayment becoming a costly solution to student loan debt

Robert Kelchen, Seton Hall University When Congress established the income-driven repayment for federal student loans back in 2007, it was touted as a way to...

New debit card for federal student loan borrowers could save money,...

Lewis Mandell, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York The U.S. Department of Education is about to pilot test a new debit card...

Betsy DeVos has little to show after 2 years in office

Dustin Hornbeck, Miami University Despite widespread fear that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would dismantle the public system of education, she has failed to accomplish...

What is public service loan forgiveness? And how do I qualify...

Robert Kelchen, Seton Hall University The first group of borrowers who tried to get Public Service Loan Forgiveness – a George W. Bush-era program meant...

Avoid high student debt and dropping out by asking these 4...

Jake Murray, Boston University Even though for-profit colleges get a bad rap for being predatory and leaving students saddled with debt but no degree, a...

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Do poor people eat more junk food than wealthier Americans?

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University and Patricia Smith, University of Michigan Eating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health. As...