Graduating college students will soon receive their diplomas, and for some, hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. Kelsey Comtois, a student at Western New England University, takes a look at the personal toll college debt is having on students.
A new report from the U.S. Joint Economic Committee shows two-thirds of college graduates have student loan debt. It also finds that the amount of debt is more than 60 percent of the average annual income for recent graduates.
Several members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are calling for a stop to a planned interest rate increase on student loans. WAMC’s Tristan O’Neill reports…
U.S. Representatives Joe Courtney and Rosa DeLauro will be joined by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal for a news conference Monday at the Legislative Office Building. They're trying to draw attention to how the interest rate on subsidized Stafford student loans is set to jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1.