Consumer Debt

Don’t Dig Deep Into Debt for a ‘Dream School’

Many students pay a premium to attend a “dream school," but sometimes the experience doesn't outweigh the heavy debt they're saddled with. More 

Don’t Ignore the Lenders — and Investors — Behind Student Debt

Student-loan-backed securities are flying off the shelves and into investors' arms, creating even less incentive for lenders to behave more responsibly. More 

The Specter of Student Debt Is Bigger Than You Think

The accelerating indebtedness of young college graduates is a huge headwind for the economy as a whole. More 

4 Rules for Grads Swimming in Student Debt

If you've recently graduated college, you might feel overwhelmed by the particulars of loan repayment. Here's what you need to know. More 

A College President’s Case for Higher Ed

Mounting student debt has many questioning whether the soaring costs of college are still worth it. Gettysburg College's president explains why it is. More