Student debt

Sen. Merkley joins effort to eliminate student debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Oregon senator is joining the call to end America’s “student debt crisis.” Democrat Senator Jeff Merkley announced he’s supporting the Debt-Free College Act, legislation that promises to reverse the growth of student debt. According to Merkley’s office, the …

White House tackles student debt

(NBC News) The White House has announced a new initiative aimed at tackling the growing student debt crisis. A recent Government Accountability Office report found that by the end of March nearly eight million Americans had failed to make a monthly payment …