The “Degrees Not Debt” campaign kicked-off this week at Oakland’s La Escuelita Elementary School. The national campaign by the National Education Association seeks to reduce student loan debt.
U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.
Bryman College Monday closed BioHealth College in San Jose and its other for-profit colleges in Hayward, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Jose, according to the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education.
Up to 5 million Americans struggling to make their monthly student loan payments could find relief under a program President Barack Obama expanded Monday, part of an election-year push by Democrats to paint Republicans as blocking common-sense steps that could help the middle class.
After word of Tuesday night’s rejection from the A’s on a 10-year lease proposal to stay in Oakland, the Coliseum Authority is speaking out about about a debt they claim the team wants to be written off.
California and other states need to start being honest about their budgets and future liabilities, or face a terrible reckoning a generation from now, that according to the State Budget Crisis Task Force.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget for the coming fiscal year calls for an 8.5 percent increase in general fund spending coupled with a dedication to pay down the state’s debt by more than $11 billion.
College debt means dreams delayed for many graduates. A little-known program could help many former students get off the hook for their debts.
Detroit’s bankruptcy comes on the heels of similar filings in recent years by Vallejo and Stockton. Phil Matier, joined by former SF Mayor Willie Brown, says there are lessons to be learned.
Despite rising tuition and growing student loan debt, college is still a good investment.