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New study highlights racial disparities in credit access and income

The average cumulative student loan debt borrowed by black undergraduate students is 20% higher than that of white students.

Suite Talk: Seamus Carey, president of Iona College

"It is a privilege and a blessing to be at Iona," said Carey/..

Poll finds CT voters not eager to embrace ‘Medicare for All’

Most Connecticut voters approved the idea of eliminating student loan debt up to $50,000.

Report cites U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes’ $115K+ student loan debt burden

Hayes said that "my salary as a teacher would not yield an equal return on my investment."

Webster Bank debuts student loan refinancing service

The service offers no-fee refinancing for both federal and private student loans.

Laurel Road creates student loan debt refinancing program for physicians

"We recognize the important role that refinancing can play in reducing the financial burden for young physicians," said the Darien-based lender's Alyssa Schaefer.

Attorneys general fighting student loan industry on state-level oversight

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman accused student loan servicers of trying to "sidestep state law and oversight."

Student loan debt: dealing with a massive burden

Local colleges and universities detail different strategies to assist debt-weighted students.

University of Bridgeport promises lower tuition for residents

Under Connecticut Promise, a new initiative launched by the University of Bridgeport, tuition fees for first-time freshman living on campus as well as commuters will be drastically reduced.

Millennials confident today, concerned for tomorrow

For the last year Bank of America has been surveying the financial habits of millennials and the findings reveal an optimistic generation that has struggled to find its footing since the great recession.