Tag: Student loans


Student debt: America’s 1.3 trillion issue

The Class of 2016 graduate had over $37,000 in debt upon leaving college. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Graduated, on his own and $120,000 in the red. That was Tim Pease’s first taste of post-graduation reality. The financial burden of college, as with most students, fell entirely on Pease, 29, who […]


EDITORIAL: Student debt is crippling the American economy

Student debt is reshaping how graduates impact the economy. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Student debt is reshaping the economy and is negatively impacting the lives of over 44 million Americans. There is currently over $1.3 trillion owed in student loans, $620 billion more than is owed by total U.S. credit […]