Student Loan Debt on Townhall

Political Calculations - Sun Apr 6

Kevin Glass - Fri Apr 4

Conn Carroll - Mon Nov 25

The federal government posted a $41.3 billion profit on student loans last fiscal year, while student debt soared past $1 trillion. ... more

Kevin Glass - Sat Aug 24

President Obama has gone on a college-affordability blitz over the last week, preaching to choirs of students that his new proposals will make college cheaper and easier to pay for. ... more

Cortney O'Brien - Thu Aug 22

President Obama shares his education reform proposals with students at the University at Buffalo. ... more

Tom Purcell - Tue Jul 9

Dan Holler - Mon Jul 8

Heather Ginsberg - Fri Mar 1

Debra J. Saunders - Fri Sep 7

Michelle Obama connected with voters during her moving opening night speech of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday. She was smart, extremely likable and the perfect spokeswoman for the American president as she talked about "the unflinching sacrifice" her parents and husband's family made so their kids could have the "chance to go places they had never imagined for themselves." ... more

Austin Hill - Sun May 13

Is President Obama right about a looming student loan debt crisis? It depends on how you define “crisis.” But there is a problem, and it is real. ... more

Demetrius Minor - Sat May 12

For many members of the Millennial Generation, now is the time when they begin to ponder major life choices, including their first home purchase. However, the heavy increase of student debt this generation carries may prevent many from buying a home, even at low prices. ... more

Cal Thomas - Thu May 3

It is something of a truism that whenever the federal government steps in, costs usually rise and efficiency declines. That is especially true when it comes to a college education, which President Obama promised during the 2008 campaign to make more affordable. ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Thu Apr 26

This week, President Barack Obama has been warning students that without his intervention, interest rates for a federal student loan program will double to 6.8 percent July 1. ... more

Maggie Gallagher - Thu Apr 26

Sarah Palin was the first to recognize the problem: By participating in President Obama's signature education initiative, the Common Core Standards, Alaska would lose control over its own curriculum. ... more

Jeff Carter - Wed Apr 25

I took out a student loan myself. The only reason I did it was at the time I was able to borrow from the government at 3%, and reinvest it in short term rates at 19%. It was a no brainer. I doubled my money. The government eliminated that loophole in the 1980's. Smart move. ... more

North Carolina - Tue Apr 24

Speaking at UNC. ... more