Federal student loans

If You Can't Afford Your Student Loans, Don't Borrow More

On a recent Today Show Money 911 segment, a caller said she'd filed for bankruptcy -- but that didn't free her from her student loans. She then asked how bankruptcy would affect her ability to get more student loans. Clearly, she isn't learning the right lesson from Chapter 11.

Student loan scams flourish

A college freshman. A group of prison inmates. An elderly grandmother. They all have very different backgrounds. But they also share a common...