Student Loan

The Takeaway

Student Debt: Striking Back Against Banks

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

This year, student loan debt reached a new high in the United States, inching up to a whopping $1.16 trillion. Now some are pushing back with a "debt strike."

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Opinion: Obama's 'Narrowcasting' Playbook on Student Loans

Friday, April 27, 2012

The Obama reelection strategy is to "narrowcast" themes to very specific constituencies - women voters, Hispanic/Latinos, and young, college-educated or those just entering and in college.

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The Takeaway

High Cost Diplomas Lead to Low Wage Jobs

Friday, March 09, 2012

More and more college graduates cannot find a job in the field marked on their degree. But student loans won't wait, so many resort to working in the service industry at places like Walmart and Starbucks just to stay financially afloat. How long will this generation of college-education blue collar workers wait for the jobs they want?

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The Takeaway

Ron Lieber Answers Your Questions on Student Loan Debt

Thursday, October 27, 2011

On Wednesday, President Obama announced his plan for lowering the burden of student loan debt for people saddled with paying for the high cost of their education. The Takeaway asked listeners to tell us their stories about how they’re dealing with student loan debt. Ron Lieber, personal finance reporter for The New York Times, attempts to answer their queries.

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