Americans need more help dealing with loan companies

Americans need more help dealing with loan companies

U.S. students are still largely on their own to protect themselves when they are struggling to repay their debt, despite the government’s condemnation of some education loan servicers’ unfair, deceptive and illegal practices. In a report last week, the...
What Do the Election Results Mean for Student Loan Borrowers?

What Do the Election Results Mean for Student Loan Borrowers?

It appears that the Republican Party has taken over the Senate, and Republicans were elected or re-elected to several key state governorships. What does this mean for students and student loan borrowers? Here are some key things to think about: We still have a divided...
Grace Periods Are Ending: 5 Tips to Tackle Your Student Debt

Grace Periods Are Ending: 5 Tips to Tackle Your Student Debt

Tackling a hefty new monthly expense can be daunting, particularly for recent grads who haven’t found steady work. But grads have many options for making student loan payments more manageable, even putting them off, if they qualify. The key is to avoid missing...
A Guide To Paying Off Your Student Loans

A Guide To Paying Off Your Student Loans

It’s that dreaded time of year for recent graduates: the end of the six-month grace period on student loans. Whether you owe $5,000 or $50,000, having a handle on your education debt will help you avoid fees, keep your payments affordable and safeguard your credit...
NBC News Talks With SDC About Borrowers Delaying Marriage

NBC News Talks With SDC About Borrowers Delaying Marriage

I now pronounce you in decades of debt. Student loans have hit a record high of $1.2 trillion, putting a crimp in The American Dream of owning a home and starting a family. And it’s affecting the broader economy too.  “People cannot participate in the American dream...
SDC on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher

SDC on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher

StudentDebtCrisis.org is in the news again! This week, we were privileged to work further with HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher on their continued efforts to #FlipADistrict. Student debt reform and predatory for-profit colleges have become headline news, and Real...