Student debt and economic hardship

Students who come out of college with debt—especially larger amounts—are more likely to face hardship and financial difficulty during their lives, finds a new study from Washington University in St. Louis.

Debt anxiety among students differs across international boundaries

To what extent do international boundaries impact on anxiety around debt amongst students? Do national attitudes about repaying loans mean those students from different countries treat their debt differently? What can University ...

Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers

Issuing a clarion call to Americans saddled by student debt, President Barack Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring some order to a notoriously ...

Wealthy disagree with most Americans about income policies

(Phys.org)—As Congress and President Obama wrestle over the "sequester" and other measures that would dramatically cut government spending, the first systematic study of the political attitudes of wealthy Americans indicates ...

National deficit outlook unchanged under Obama: UMD policy analysis

From a public policy point of view, the national debt accumulation since President Obama took office is largely a result of policies put in place prior to his inauguration, says a new analysis by University of Maryland expert ...

Apple prepares for first debt issue

Apple moved Monday toward its first-ever debt issue, filing documents describing plans for bond sales which would be used to pay dividends in an effort to stem its stock slide.

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