student loan debt

Wisconsin DFI warns borrowers of student debt relief scam

MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions is warning borrowers of student loan debt relief scammers. The department said people should be cautious with phone calls, emails, and texts that claim to provide relief from federal student loans.…

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program

The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program that grants teachers and other public service workers loan forgiveness after they make 10 years of payments.

Betsy DeVos releases more data on student loan debt

The Education Department released new student loan data this week as part of its plan to deal with student loan debt by giving individual consumers more information about what they're likely to get for their money.

Billionaire to pay off Morehouse graduates' college loans

Morehouse College seniors got a surprise Sunday when billionaire investor Robert F. Smith announced during his commencement speech that he would pay off the student loan debt for the historically black college's graduating class.