Allowing Americans to wipe out some student debt by filing for bankruptcy will do little to help most families.
Some are still paying off their college loans, but a growing number of parents are saddled with student loans they took out to pay their kids' tuition.
Although Congress has kept the interest on new subsidized Stafford loans at 3.4%, other changes have made federal student loans more costly.
A surge in financial aid backed by Washington could be pushing tuition through the roof.
A father co-signed for the private student loans, but now he can't find out who owns the loans and exactly how much they are.
Some well-to-do moms and dads tell their kids they're on their own for higher education. What are their options?
The law school grad, now a successful businessman, posted a photo of the bank receipt on the Internet and it went viral.
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