Tag: student loan

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Urges President To Act On Student Loan Debt As Biden Considers Executive Action

NewsOne Featured Video Long reluctant to erase student loan debt by executive order, President Joe Biden may be shifting his position. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona was asked to research and draft a memo laying legal options available to the president.  The review comes as progressive lawmakers and various constituent groups call for the president to […]

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President Biden’s Refusal to Eliminate Student Debt Is Out of Touch With Black Voters Who Helped Get Him Elected

Photo: Eric Broder Van Dyke (Shutterstock) Last month, President Biden declared that he would not support student debt forgiveness and took a huge step backwards in fulfilling the pledges he made to Black voters and Black women during his campaign. When asked about Senator Schumer, Senator Warren and other lawmakers’ proposal to wipe out $50,000 […]

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‘I Will Not Make That Happen’: Biden Says No to $50,000 Student Debt Forgiveness

Photo: Saul Loeb (Getty Images) Get ready to lower your expectations if you’d been hoping that President Biden would heed the call of some Democrats to cancel student debt up to $50,000 per borrower. The president outright rejected that idea during a town hall hosted by CNN in Milwaukee on Tuesday. Advertisement After a member […]

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Here’s Why We Need To Cancel Student Loan Debt. Period.

NewsOne Featured Video If you spend even a little bit of time scrolling through Twitter these days, you’ve probably come across the phrase “cancel student debt.” It has become somewhat of a rallying cry, a way to bring people together behind the common cause of getting rid of the financial burden of student loans once […]

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#FreeGame: What You Need To Know About The Viral Post On Student Loan Payments

A viral meme catapulted into internet infamy over the last week, promising a piece of financial relief under the burdensome weight of student loans. Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, a personal finance expert, television-radio personality and author who is also known as The Money Coach shared on Instagram what she said was a little known fact regarding The […]

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