Student loans at a record high delinquency

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Questions we explored this week:

  • Will the government start taking student loan repayments straight out of your paycheck?
  • Student loans rose to a record high delinquency this quarter. What’s to blame?
  • A mom is worried that college admissions is rigged against her white, upper-class son. What should she do?

Feb. 13, 2019 — We might see student loan repayments taken out of paychecks in the future.

What? GOP lawmakers are proposing wage garnishment to repay student loans.
Why? Student loan balances...

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