Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: student debt

Civil rights groups urge Biden administration to cancel $50,000 in student...

“The $1.7 trillion student loan crisis is crushing individuals, families, and our economy, and the weight of this burden is disproportionately borne by women and Black and Latino borrowers.”

Harvard newspaper to Biden: Cancel more than $10k in student debt...

“It’s not our student debt—but we still want Biden to forgive it.”

Biden ‘can and must go big,’ say progressives urging president to...

“Far more than $10,000 in cancellation is required to provide aid that 44 million families and the economy need.”

‘Now let’s cancel them,’ demands AOC as Biden extends pause on...

“Biden can cancel all $1.7 trillion of student debt by executive order,” said The Debt Collective.

Student debt pushes to the front of Biden’s agenda

The debate over loan forgiveness is raging between parties and within them.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urges career staffers to block Biden’s agenda...

One of Biden’s promises, when he becomes president, is to forgive some of the student loan debt by providing $10,000 of student debt relief.

The upcoming battle over US student debt cancellation

President-elect Biden will be able to cancel nearly all student debt without congressional approval. If he refuses, organized debtors are preparing to strike.

The federal government owns 92% of student debt. Will Biden wipe...

lifting these financial burdens would help individual debt holders meet daily needs, reduce the racial wealth gap, and give a boost to the national economy.

Warren urges DeVos to collect $22.3M owed by student loan company...

“For years since this scam was revealed, Navient has continued to engage in predatory, improper, and illegal behavior.”

Sallie Mae’s Hawaii retreat while millions struggle to repay loans bolsters...

Critics of the United States' student debt crisis took aim at loan corporation Sallie Mae on Friday after NBC News reported on a trip the company's executives...

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