Thursday, September 25, 2014


Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
Wall Street Journal | Surge in Student Debt Forgiveness
Last week we told you about the $20 billion annual rise in Department of Education outlays, due to an increase in student-loan borrowers using income-based repayment programs.
The Washington Times | The two views of government: Raising taxes or cutting spending
The final days of September are a time of last-minute budget wrangling in towns across America.

Wall Street Journal | Student Loan Defaults Vary Wildly by State
Across the U.S., the share of Americans defaulting on their student loans shortly after leaving school fell in the past year. But the performance of borrowers varied greatly among the states