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Health and College Costs Dec. 27, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I pay over $33,000 a year for health insurance for me, my wife and my four children.... Read More

Real Target of Republican Tax Bills: Feds, Eds and Meds Bloat Dec. 08, 2017

Michael Barone

Are the current Republican tax bills, passed by the House and Senate and being reconciled in confere... Read More

New 3-Year Degrees a Good Idea Nov. 22, 2017

Daily Editorials

The basic cause of America's student-loan crisis is no mystery: College tuition and fees continue to... Read More

Should You Pay Off Student Loans Before Saving for Retirement? Sep. 13, 2017

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie, I'm 24 and came out of school with $80,000 in college loans. I've been luckier than mo... Read More

Haunted by the Ghost of Student Loans Oct. 10, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My mother was murdered seven years ago by an abusive husband. The cause of death was str... Read More

Student Loans Jun. 29, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Our beautiful 27-year-old son, who started school in 2008, owes $87,000 in student l... Read More

How Realistic is a College Scholarship? Apr. 20, 2016

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: Our daughter will be starting college in a year and a half, and while we have some mon... Read More

Student Loan Bubble Keeps Growing Apr. 15, 2016

Daily Editorials

Stocks and housing prices have risen rapidly since the depths of the last recession, aided in large ... Read More

Government: Here to Help! Sep. 23, 2015

John Stossel

Government wants you to think it helps you at every turn. Every time you make a decision, a purchase... Read More

It's Time to Free Students From Debt Aug. 19, 2015

Jim Hightower

Butch Hancock, one of Austin's finest singer-songwriters, grew up in the Texas Panhandle, out among ... Read More

Student Loan Debt: To Forgive and Forget Jun. 16, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

"You'd have to be made of stone not to feel for these students," Education Secretary Arne Duncan sai... Read More

Obama's Deficient Student Loan Plan Jun. 22, 2014

Steve Chapman

The government normally doesn't care whether you or I accumulate large bills for home improvement, a... Read More

First Lady: You, Too, Can Be Mitt Romney Sep. 05, 2012

Debra J. Saunders

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Michelle Obama connected with voters during her moving opening night speech ... Read More

Wall Street's Mutant Greed Gene Marches On Jun. 11, 2012

Jim Hightower

In the realm of prevarication, there are deceivers, fibbers, liars, politicians ... and Bank of Amer... Read More