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Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 3:38 PM EDT
In Iowa, President Obama tells students, "You are the economy."
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 5:53 PM EDT
Interest rates on federal Stafford loans are set to double in July, saddling more than 7 million students with an additional $1,000 in debt
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
Approximately 7.4 million students will rack up an additional $1,000 in debt if Congress doesn’t stop the interest rate on federal student loans from doubling on July 1.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:05 PM EDT
After President Obama traveled to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Colorado at Boulder to have a vital conversation with students regarding federal student loans, the papers and television stations in both states provide a glimpse of the local response to his visits.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 11:04 AM EDT
The President stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to pass on a message to Congress: Don't double interest rates for students
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 10:55 AM EDT
In Colorado, President Obama repeats his call for students to take action and make sure their voices are being heard so that interest rates on federal student loans don't double this July.
Posted byon April 24, 2012 at 5:46 PM EDT
Using the twitter hashtag #DontDoubleMyRate, Americans across the country added their voice to the discussion about keeping interest rates low.
Posted byon April 24, 2012 at 3:07 PM EDT
Speaking to students at the University of North Carolina, President Obama says it's time to double down on smart investments that build a strong and secure middle class -- it's not time to double interest rates on student loans.
Posted byon April 23, 2012 at 4:08 PM EDT
If Congress doesn’t act, interest rates will double on July 1 for more than 7.4 million students with subsidized federal Stafford Loans. The average student affected by these changes will rack up an additional $1,000 in debt over the life of their loan.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 5:51 PM EDT
Vice President Biden answered your questions on Twitter.