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When Kelly O'Brien went to work at Fidelity Investments a year and a half ago, she was excited to learn the company would contribute to her student loan payments. Kelli Martin hide caption

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A New Benefit: Some Companies Help Workers Pay Down Student Loans

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Heavy Student Loan Debt Forces Many Millennials To Delay Buying Homes

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A 2017 report by the Department of Education's Office of Federal Student Aid found that Navient, one of its student loan servicers, often did not tell borrowers about all of their repayment options. Hanna Barczyk for NPR hide caption

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Among other things, senators asked Mick Mulvaney whether the CFPB suppressed a report, as has been alleged, that found evidence of banks charging dubious account fees to college students. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Senators To DeVos On TEACH Grant Debacle: 'Urgent That These Mistakes Are Fixed'

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Education Department Wants To Protect Student Loan Debt Collectors

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Starting this week, there are two people appointed to the job of acting director of the CFPB, and it's unclear who will get to stay. Mick Mulvaney, President Trump's current budget director and pick for the position, has gone on the record supporting the elimination of the bureau, which would make it easier for loan services to take advantage of borrowers. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Teachers With Student Debt: These Are Their Stories

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Teachers, Lawyers And Others Worry About The Fate Of Student Debt Forgiveness

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These Top Schools Are Offering Big Savings On Master's Degrees, But There's A Catch

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A growing number of older Americans with federal student loans had their Social Security benefits offset because of unpaid student loans. Screenshot by NPR/Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hide caption

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Large, For-Profit ITT Tech Is Shutting Down All Of Its Campuses

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Strategies For When You're Starting Out Saddled With Student Debt

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Students protest the rising costs of college loans in Los Angeles in 2012. Citing bank bailouts, the protesters called for student debt cancellations. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Fact Check: Is Refinancing Student Debt Really Good Policy?

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