student loan

A Black couple sits together and looks at a computer screen while holding bills
A payment pause and expanded employer assistance help some borrowers tackle their student loans, although others are left out.
Student loan debt was never meant to last a lifetime or become a threat to retirement security. Yet today, borrowers frequently wind up carrying it into retirement, long beyond their working years.
Piggy bank in debt vice grip
We heard through the grapevine about a boomer couple upset because their son, who graduated from a prestigious college and professional school without loans, was marrying a young lawyer with tens of thousands in educational debt. The parents feared that paying off this financial burden would delay…
piggy with graduation cap on money
Borrowers struggling to repay private student loans say they have little choice but to default because lenders won’t revise payments to make them affordable, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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