Wall Street’s Role in Education

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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Demanding Justice in the Bluegrass State

7 January 2019

On behalf of its student loan borrowers, the State of Kentucky is looking to take action against the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) for poorly managing millions of people’s student loan debt. However, the company is arguing it cannot be held accountable by any state-level authority. Our partners at the Student Borrower Protection Center have joined with consumer advocates in the Bluegrass State to argue that PHEAA is not above the law.

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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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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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