6/26/2015 – 5 Ideas To Ease The Burden Of Student Loans (NPR)

Jun 26, 2015 Comments Off by

The total outstanding balance of federal student loans: $1.3 trillion. Whether it’s because of for-profit colleges shutting down or popular debates about the moral necessity of repayment, the issue consistently makes headlines, and it shows signs of emerging into political prominence during this election cycle. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made news recently when she spoke out about creating a debt-free option at public institutions.

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has called for cutting student debt. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, also running for the Democratic nomination, has introduced a bill to eliminate four-year public college tuition altogether. And Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has led the field of Republican candidates in backing new repayment options.

Read the full article in NPR.

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