About 44 million Americans are still paying off student loan debt. But it didn't always used to be this way. As the perceived purpose of a college education changed, so too did the way we pay for it.
About 10 million borrowers in the government's main student loan program are struggling to make their payments, yet unlike other types of debt, it's next to impossible to have it forgiven.
Falling homeownership rates, stagnant wages and diminishing retirement savings mean that for more and more Americans, the middle-class dream is slowly dying – if it's not already gone.
Students are going hungry on college campuses. The latest survey shows that four in 10 University of California students do not have access to nutritious food.