Billionaire businessman and Maverick’s owner Mark Cuban sat down with Inc Magazine to talk about the student loan bubble, how it’s affecting the economy and what the worst case scenario may be. Cuban blames the crisis on colleges driving tuition prices up because students could afford to pay more based on the availability of student […]

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Washington Post’s policy blog – Wonkblog – invited movers, shakers and big thinkers to submit their favorite graph of 2013. The one shown below was submitted by billionaire Peter Thiel (co-founder of PayPal and investor in many other interesting endeavors) that is a crisp visual reminder of the plague that student loans have become on […]

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With a trillion dollars outstanding for student loans and half of that debt not being currently serviced due to delinquency, deferment or default, it sure would be nice to have someone to blame for the crisis, wouldn’t it? In fact, it’s more than a bit difficult to find one faction to point a finger at […]

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We wrote last month about a request for input by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on student loan affordability. CFPB is asking for input from borrowers, students and any and all interested parties on how debt repayment for educational loans can be made more affordable. The House recently passed a 2014 budget proposal that […]

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