The latest news on debt
Even after months of calls for spending and program cuts, public attitudes oppose most changes.
Credit rating agency S&P says there is a risk, but Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner disagrees.
Congress should raise the debt ceiling, but only with an agreement to solve the spending and debt crisis head on.
These 5 simple facts explain what’s at stake—and how the battle will affect most Americans.
Make sure you understand the out-of-pocket expenses when paying for college.
Experts say it could lead to higher interest rates, which could be a drag on the economy.
Trillions of reasons to spread the blame around.
College loans can take years to pay off, so choose them--and your school--wisely.
Balancing the budget and reducing the debt will require more sacrifice that most Americans realize.
Before choosing a school, consider the amount of student debt you'll likely take on.