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It's easy to underestimate the power of compound interest when it comes to student loans.

More than a quarter of indebted millennials said they didn’t know what they were signing up for with their student loans

The average student-loan borrower owes $33,654, but will end up paying $41,913 in principal loan payments and interest over 10 years.

The White House is looking into suspending student debt during the coronavirus outbreak, Mnuchin says

Asked whether a three-month deferment from student loan payments was under consideration, Mnuchin said: "That's on our list of 50 different items."
Student debt can be a dealbreaker for some millennials.

Forget good looks and humor — 27% of millennials said they’d consider a partner’s student-loan debt before dating them

Men were more likely than women to consider a potential romantic partner's student-loan debt, according to a Business Insider Intelligence survey.
More than 80% of student-loan-indebted millennials have some sort of regret about their student debt.

An overwhelming majority of millennials surveyed regret their student debt, and it’s no surprise why so many of them have the same answer

One expert told Business Insider the cost of college has made a degree less advantageous, and it's one reason why 84% of millennials have regrets.

Bernie Sanders just unveiled how he’ll pay for his biggest plans, from Medicare for All to erasing student debt

But the released document doesn't fully match estimates of how much the ambitious progressive proposals could cost.

USC says it will offer free tuition to families making less than $80,000

USC officials said the financial break would start for first-year students enrolled in fall 2020 and spring 2021.
Natty Light wants your diplomas.

Natty Light wants to ‘rent’ your diploma for $100 to raise awareness of crippling student debt — one day after Trump proposed to sla...

Natty Light is offering $100 to "rent" college diplomas to raise awareness around crippling student debt in the US, which is now at $1.6 trillion.

9 startling facts that show just how hard the student-debt crisis is hurting black Americans

Black students are more likely to take on debt, and graduates are nearly five times as likely to default on loans than their white peers.

Elizabeth Warren says she will go around Congress to cancel $1.6 trillion of US student debt on ‘day one’ as president

Warren's plan to go around Congress to forgive student debt would almost certainly trigger opposition among Republicans and even some Democrats.
The education level with the highest return on investment is an associate's degree.

Which education level has the highest return on investment? We ran the numbers

Private and public colleges have very different costs and can have a big influence on the return on investment (ROI) of a degree.