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Tag: student debt
Obama’s CPFB director allegedly sold out student borrowers

Exactly. The student debt system we have in this country feeds the universities and their bloated administrations (in many cases) while students who fear missing out on a college degree go deeper and deeper into debt to meet increased tuitions....

The Great College Loan Swindle

We’ve been thinking about this issue for a very long time. One of the most important things we can do is to make student loans more difficult to get. Who gives $75,000 to an 18 year old? That’s just...

Why is college so expensive? (VIDEO)

Give students free money and the colleges will take it. Then they’ll raise prices. Then the students go and get more money from the government (taxpayers) and give it to the colleges again who then raise their prices. Rinse and...

The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

Holy moly, real live economic sanity on the pages of The New York Times! And on the subject of higher education costs to boot. One of the editors must have been out sick or on peyote or something.

How Student Debt Harms the Economy

Hard to buy a house when one already has the equivalent of a mortgage attached to one’s name. Hard to start a family when the Sallie Mae payments take all the money for diapers. Hard to start a business when...