Congressman Kind to Reintroduce Student Debt Legislation

Congressman Kind to Reintroduce Student Debt Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSAU) — A Wisconsin Congressman is pushing for federal legislation that he says would help reduce student debt. 3rd District Representative Ron Kind tried before, but says he will be reintroducing his student debt bill, to help consolidate...
Why It’s Not Your Fault You’re Buried in Student Loans

Why It’s Not Your Fault You’re Buried in Student Loans

“‘Four-year degree’ doesn’t mean what it used to” There’s been plenty of ink and pixels spent parsing the problem of student loan debt: Why it’s so high, who to blame, how to stop it and so on. But a recent study sheds light on a huge...
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...