Existing Student Debt

Student Loan Borrowers Drowning in Debt Need Bold Solutions From Lawmakers

8 January 2019

Student loan borrowers like Melissa are demanding action from lawmakers to address key parts of our student debt crisis. The stories of borrowers make the case for why we need accountability for predatory of student loan companies, and why loan forgiveness programs are necessary to help everyone dealing with student debt.

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Student Loan Borrowers Fall Prey to Widespread Industry Abuses, Nationwide Analysis of Consumer Complaints Finds

13 December 2018

A new report by the Student Borrower Protection Center takes a look at complaints by more than 13,000 student loan borrowers in the 2018, revealing the scope of problems within the student loan industry, and the degree to which people are struggling with the repayment process.

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The Lawsuits Challenging DeVos’ Anti-Student Higher Education Agenda

10 October 2018

A coalition of advocacy groups, civil rights organizations, and state attorneys general have pushed back against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in her attempts to eliminate vital regulations protecting student loan borrowers. Sara Garcia, a policy analyst for the Center for American Progress, identifies and discusses certain cases under review in the areas of federal student loan servicing and borrower protection.

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In Their Own Words: Student Debt Stories from Californians

17 September 2018

Student debt is the growing financial crisis that is impacting millions of Americans. In our ongoing blog series, we are sharing the stories from Californians that illustrate this impact, and stress the urgency of addressing this issue.

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In Their Own Words: Student Debt Stories from Texans

17 September 2018

Student debt is the growing financial crisis that is impacting millions of Americans. In our ongoing blog series, we are sharing the stories from Texans that illustrate this impact, and stress the urgency of addressing this issue.

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