Stacey Abrams: Don’t Be Ashamed of Your Debt

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Thursday that financial debt is not something that should spark shame, reflecting on her own experiences. “I grew up poor. I made poor choices in college. I got into debt,” said Abrams, speaking at the Women in the World conference in Manhattan. “I got myself out of that […]

White House Suggests Capping Student Loans to Combat the Student Debt Crisis

The White House released proposals to reform higher education in the United States Monday, including limits on grad student and parent loans meant to encourage universities to lower their tuition. U.S. student loan debt, which reached nearly $1.5 trillion last year, has become a national epidemic as the cost of higher education continues to rise. […]