Student Loans and Debt

Panelists talked about rising student debt, abusive lending practices, and potential reforms such as relief from student loans in personal… read more

Panelists talked about rising student debt, abusive lending practices, and potential reforms such as relief from student loans in personal bankruptcy cases. They also offered tips on how to avoid some of the common mistakes that students and parents make during the college admissions and loan processes, and the options available to students seeking financial aid with some comparisons of the risk of private loans versus federal government loans. They responded to questions from the audience.

“The Student Debt Conundrum” was part of the three-day Society of American Business Editors and Writers 50th anniversary spring conference, held at George Washington University’s Marvin Center. close

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  • Pauline Abernathy Vice President Institute for College Access and Success
  • Ted Beck President and CEO National Endowment for Financial Education
  • Stephen Burd Senior Policy Analyst New America Foundation->Education Policy Program
  • Jane Bennett Clark Senior Associate Editor Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine
  • Kathy Kristof President (Former) Society of American Business Editors and Writers
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Student Loans and Debt

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Program ID:
311929-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 5, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 2013

Airing Details

  • Apr 05, 2013 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2013 | 12:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2013 | 3:20am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 2013 | 6:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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