Black borrowers compare student loan debt to ‘Jim Crow’ claiming it worsens racial inequalities, new study finds

Black borrowers say policymakers have ignored racial and economic evidence for student debt inequality, with majority insisting that canceling all student debt is the best solution to the crisis, according to one new report published wednesday by The education trust. The report, which focuses on the perspectives and life experiences …

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How to get a student loan without a parent

While some parents can help their children with the costs of higher education, others are unable to foot the bill or provide their financial information when applying for federal help. Getting a student loan without your parents’ information or credit history can be difficult, but it is possible. Independent students …

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