AG Ellison Joins Multi-State Coalition Calling For Student Loan Debt CancellationThe nonprofit Student Borrower Protection Center reports 775,300 student-loan borrowers in Minnesota have a collective debt burden of $29.1 billion.
How Much Do We Owe In Student Debt? And How Did We Get Here?Many Americans feel the burden of student debt. According the Federal Reserve Bank, it now totals $1.6 trillion. That’s behind mortgages, but ahead of total credit cards debt and car loans in the U.S.
Prospect Of Student Debt Forgiveness Welcomed By 'Sandwich Generation' As Their Kids Head To CollegeThursday in Washington, top lawmakers, including Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, put forward a proposal to address college debt.
Wis. Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order To Take On Student Loan Debt CrisisWisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order Wednesday creating a student debt task force to find ways to help Wisconsinites swept up in student loans.
U Of M Student Debt Continues To Decline: Officials Push Increased AidUniversity of Minnesota students are graduating with less debt each year.
Sanders, Omar & Other House Progressives Roll Out Bill To Cancel Student DebtDays before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives -- including Rep. Ilhan Omar -- rolled out legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren as the two jockey for support from the party's liberal base .
3 Financial Questions You’re Too Embarrassed To AskTalking about money can be difficult, because nobody wants to look like a financial fool. Still, there are some questions that a lot of people have but are just too scared to ask.
Klobuchar Pushing For Solutions To Student Debt CrisisKlobuchar hosted a forum in Washington Wednesday. It included Southwest Minnesota State University student Chelsey Jo Herrig, who worked all through college, but still faces $45,000 in loans when she graduates in December.
Survey: Minnesota Has 5th Most Student Debt In USA new survey shows a lot of Minnesota college students are graduating with a lot of debt.
Behind The Ballot: Political Candidates Vying To Reach MillennialsIn this "Behind the Ballot" report, we take a look at how one group of voters is proving quite challenging for the candidates trying to reach them -- the Millennials.